Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions.

Do I need to have experience?


Do I need to have experience in training or coaching to open a Sandler franchise?

No, you don’t need training experience. Sales experience and middle/upper management skills are ideal, though.

How much does it cost?


How much does it cost to buy a Sandler franchise?

The franchise fee for a U.S. franchise is $79,000 USD. Franchise prospects should have a net worth of $250,000 USD. For international opportunities, please email Kevin O’Connor at [email protected].

How much money do you make?


How much money can I make as a franchisee?

While we don’t publish financials in our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD), you can better understand the business by reading the FDD and talking with our existing franchise owners about what you can expect to make.

Is financing available?


Are there financing options available?

While Sandler does not offer financing, there are a number of third-party vendors that can assist in financing your purchase of a Sandler franchise.

Do I need office space?


Do I need to find my own office space?

Initially no, but within six months of signing the Franchise Agreement you will need to secure a suitable office space for your public training.

How long does it take?


How long does it take to open a Sandler franchise?

Franchise owners typically begin their businesses within one to three months after they sign the Franchise Agreement.

What kind of training is available?


What kind of training will I receive?

You will receive eight days of Initial Training at our corporate headquarters in Owings Mills, Maryland. You will also have a coach to help you as long as you are in business.

Do I need to hire staff?


Do I need to hire staff right away?

No. As your business grows, though, you may want to add an administrative assistant. Then, as your workload increases, you may want to add sales associates as needed.

Can I sell my Sandler franchise?


Can I sell my Sandler franchise?

Yes, you can sell your business at any time, subject to the approval of the Sandler Home Office and your compliance with the applicable transfer provisions in your Franchise Agreement.

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