Franchise Quest is not an agent, employee, representative, or other functionary of the seller of the respective business opportunity(s); franchise(s); distributor; licensing agreement; lender(s); and / or funding source provider(s) introduced to you.
Franchise Quest is an Independent Contractor, engaged in the activity of introducing prospective business buyers to sellers of business opportunities; franchises; distributorships; licensing agreements; and providers of lending and funding services.
Franchise Quest is paid a finder's fee or commission by the seller if you elect to purchase a business opportunity, franchise, distributorship; or licensing agreement that was introduced to you by the Franchise Quest franchise search consultant. Franchise Quest may also be paid a commission or a referral fee from certain providers of lending and funding services.
Franchise Quest has not checked or verified the accuracy of the information provided by the seller or the funding source provider, and assumes no responsibility for the acts, errors, or omissions of the seller, or the outcome of any transaction.
Franchise Quest is not qualified to advise in any part of the purchase or funding of a business opportunity, franchise, distributorship, or licensing agreement. Prior to completing the respective purchase / funding transaction(s), Franchise Quest recommends that you obtain professional advice and counsel from a franchise attorney and accountant, or other qualified resource(s).
Buying a business opportunity, franchise, distributorship, or licensing agreement is a complex investment. Therefore, Franchise Quest recommends a deliberate and thorough due diligence, including obtaining appropriate legal / financial advice; calls to present / former owners of the business opportunity, franchise, distributorship, or licensing agreement; and personally visiting the headquarters of the business. As with all significant investment matters, make informed common sense decisions.
The Federal Trade Commission regulates the sale of franchises and business opportunities. Contact the nearest office to you for information to assure yourself that any company you deal with is in full compliance with the law.
Your state may also have laws regarding franchises, business opportunities, distributorships and licensing agreements. Ask your state agencies about them.
The Better Business Bureau is an excellent information source for potential business buyers. Contact your local bureau as well as the bureau in the city of origin of the seller. As part of your due diligence, it is your responsibly for researching the seller of the business opportunity; franchise; distributorship; licensing agreement; lending; and funding services.
I acknowledge receipt of this disclosure information. I clearly understand that Franchise Quest has no standing or involvement in my transaction with any seller of a business opportunity, franchise, distributorship, or licensing agreement; or provider of lending or funding services. I further agree to save and hold harmless Franchise Quest / franchise search consultant in any event regarding my ultimate business transaction and outcome with any seller / service provider that was introduced to me by Franchise Quest. The Franchise Quest franchise search consultant has made no verbal representations that contradict any portion of this disclosure.