At Belvoir, we embrace transparency and it's vital that prospective franchisees do intense due diligence on our proposition, as we believe that it will help them see differentiation points between us and our competitors.
The issue is how do you give someone objective and meaningful information about your own company without them disbelieving you, particularly when you should not comment on your competitors?
I face this dilemma every day. I have people approaching me all the time, exploring their opportunities to take advantage of the current buoyancy in the property market, looking for a way to change their career and financially free.
I tell them simply that Belvoir are the best there is in our business. I tell them because it’s true, beyond all reasonable doubt, but how would you know that other than to take a salesman at his word?
The answer is of course third party recommendations or testimonials from those who have been there and done it before you.
A quick piece of advice if you don’t mind. There are many franchisors out there and it is important to find the right one for you. The industry has to be right and so does the company. When you ask to speak to their franchisees, if the franchisor tries to guide you as to who to call or won’t give you a full list of ALL their franchisees don’t walk away from that franchisor…..RUN AWAY!
If the business opportunity you are looking at investing your future in is not completely transparent please do not take it, you are potentially exposing yourself to an unacceptable level of risk.
The information I give therefore to support my belief that we are simply the best, is a mix of third party recommendation, franchisee testimonials and a list of all the franchisees’ contact details.
The third party recommendation is from the Times and Sunday Times Awards, where Belvoir won the best lettings franchise gold award for the fifth year out of six. The link ishere The judges comments are particularly interesting.
The franchisee testimonials are here They were all asked a series of questions and the questions were then removed to leave an easy to read paragraph.
For the full list of contact details please book a discovery day and see if Belvoir is the right path for you to take to a successful career working for yourself and toward financial freedom.
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