Investment Information

Christian Brothers Franchise Cost

Financing an Auto Repair Franchise Poised for Success

The Christian Brothers franchise cost is between $458,950 and $555,350, with 82-83% of the investment typically financed over a 10-year period using Small Business Administration (SBA) loans. That allows franchisees to start the business with the initial liquid capital of just $85,000 and a net worth of at least $250,000.

You can put together the initial $85,000 out of pocket investment through any of the following means:

  • Cash
  • CD
  • Life Insurance policy
  • Retirement accounts such as a 401K or IRA
  • Family or friend gift

If you’ve seen how large and nice Christian Brothers locations are, that might seem shockingly low. Here’s why it’s possible: Christian Brothers is a truly invested in your business. We make a significant upfront investment to help find an exceptional location and build a beautiful building that projects the permanence and professionalism that Christian Brothers offers customers. We shoulder those startup costs so we can make it possible for more great people to achieve business ownership.

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"How Do I Finance My Auto Service Franchise?"

There are any number of different ways you can finance one of the Christian Brothers auto repair franchise opportunities. Most new owners finance their Christian Brothers Automotive business through Small Business Administration (SBA) loans, which banks readily provide to franchisees thanks to Christian Brothers’ perfect track record of repayment.

Christian Brothers Automotive has been ranked the No.1 top-performing franchise by the Coleman Report, which runs an annual report showing the SBA default rate for different franchises. Christian Brothers Automotive is among a handful of franchises that has never had a franchisee default on an SBA loan.

Christian Brothers Automotive franchisees are generally able to obtain a loan for about 82-83% of the cost of their business. In a typical case, the owner’s initial investment is $85,000 with an SBA loan amount between $380,000 and $468,000 for 10 years.

Have more questions about financing one of our auto service franchises? Reach out to our friendly support team today.

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Hear From Some of Our Franchisees

  • "These are very knowledgeable guys who are really proud of their work, and when we bring a customer into the garage to explain a repair to them, and they get to see the customer who they are helping, it makes a difference. Plus, we really are a family ..."

    Amy & Mark Stehr

  • "I’ve been very impressed with everything I’ve seen. We’ve met trainers when they’ve come out to the other stores in the Tampa area, and they are always very professional and obviously know what they’re doing and what pitfalls franchisees need to look ..."

    Retired Army Col. Jud Cook. and his wife Jenny

  • "How would you treat that customer if it was your mom, or your grandmother? You’d take care of them the right way. That’s really what we fall on, and we trust God for the results."

    Chip Fenner