Steps to becoming a hockingstuart Franchise
Step 1. Download and read our Corporate Brochure
Step 2. Register your interest via the online Enquiry form
Step 3. Our Franchise Manager will make contact for an initial discussion
Step 4. Complete the Information Request form and Confidentiality Agreement
Step 5. Initial meeting with our Franchise Manager
Step 6. Subsequent meeting with our extended Corporate Team
Step 7. Submission of Franchise Application and Business Plan
Step 8. Meet the CEO
Step 9. Panel Interview
Step 10. Approval to become a hockingstuart Franchisee
Step 11. Preparation of Legal Documents and Due Diligence period
Step 12. Sign Franchise Agreement
Step 13. Meet with the Franchise Operations Team and commence the new office opening process
How long does the process take?
The time frame for opening a new Franchise Office depends on how quickly the applicant can move through steps 1-11.
Upon these steps having been completed, the Franchise Operations team require a minimum lead-time of eight (8) weeks to get a new Franchise office up and running.
What support can I expect to receive through this process?
hockingstuart is proud of the support and assistance we provide new Franchisee's and we are here to assist new Franchise Directors and their staff through every step of their journey to ensure they get off to a successful start.
We have a comprehensive checklist and project plan to ensure all the necessary steps to opening a real estate office are completed with ease.
Click here to see what some of our newest Franchisees say about their recent experience with joining our network.
I am currently working for another Agency and don't want to jeopardise my position whilst I explore other opportunities?
We understand and many of our current Franchisees have been in similar situations. Any new franchise enquiries are kept strictly confidential and we do require all applicants to sign a confidentiality agreement, to ensure both parties are protected.
I'm looking for the next step in my real estate career but not sure I'm quite ready to take on a new business?
We have many Franchisees looking for young and dynamic business partners to join them in various roles with the view to eventually become a successor to their established business. If you have the passion, drive, energy and commitment to real estate, we're confident we can find the right partnership for you.
How can I find out more?
Our process is quite informative and from a Corporate perspective you will hear about all the benefits of why you should consider hockingstuart as your real estate Franchise Group of choice.
However, don't' take our word for it! We would encourage you to contact any one of our existing Franchisees and ask them about their experiences and the support you can expect to receive when you become part of the hockingstuart family.