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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: WHAT IS THE TOTAL INVESTMENT?

    A : The total estimated initial investment is as little as $322,052.

    *Please see the Maaco FDD for further details.

  • Q: HOW MUCH MONEY CAN I MAKE?

    A: Our certified franchisees average $1,287,448* in annual sales with an average net income of $192,240*.

    *Please see item 19 of our FDD for more details.

  • Q: IS FINANCING AVAILABLE TO OPEN A MAACO CENTER?

    A: Yes, financing is available for qualified buyers. For those who can meet the $140,000 cash investment and have a net worth of at least $300,000, we have been able to help with the rest of the investment more than 95% of the time. There are many ways franchisees finance transactions including, but not limited to, cash, SBA loans, home equity lines of credit, equipment leasing, seller financing (conversions), borrowed funds and 401k Rollovers. Maaco has relationships with a number of financial partners for you to consider.

  • Q: WHAT IS THE TERM OF THE FRANCHISE?

    A: The term of the Maaco auto body franchise ownership is 15 years, which is renewable in five-year options.

  • Q: WHAT ASSISTANCE WILL MAACO PROVIDE FOR THE REAL ESTATE SELECTION?

    A: Maaco will provide franchisees with site selection assistance, lease negotiation assistance, digital ads, construction assistance and equipment installation. In the event of a conversion, we will assist you in finding existing centers for sale in your designated area. Regardless of how you choose to open, our staff is ready, willing and able to assist in all aspects of your transaction. Once you become a franchisee, our real estate managers will visit your market to start the process. Our goal is to find you at least three approvable locations within the first 90 days.

  • Q: WHAT IS THE AVAILABILITY OF SITES AND TERRITORY IN MY AREA OF INTEREST?

    A: Today there are plenty of opportunities available throughout North America. Your Franchise Development Director will research your area of choice and identify any and all approvable markets.

  • Q: WHAT ARE MAACO’S REAL ESTATE SITE CRITERIA?

    A: Maaco targets areas with 50,000 registered vehicles, an average footprint of 7,000 feet and available retail-friendly locations.

  • Q: DO I HAVE TO BUY INVENTORY FROM YOU?

    A: Absolutely not. However, our buying power is so strong that more than 90% of our dealers buy from us each and every year.