October 22, 2017  
 
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Ready to leave the rat race? This useful article about starting a bed rental and leasing business features all the reliable, straightforward advice our readers expect.

Wondering how to start a bed rental and leasing business? We take you step-by-step from start to success.
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Elements of a Bed Rental & Leasing Company Business Plan

Every business plan is unique. Yet good business plans universally hit on sound business plan elements:

  • Mission Statement Your description of your bed rental and leasing business's reason for existing.
  • Goals & Objectives A list of mile markers on your bed rental and leasing business's road to success.
  • Financial, Marketing & Action Plans Specific plans that describe your business environment, demographic targets and quantitative estimates.

Investigate Competitors

Well in advance of opening a bed rental and leasing business in your area, it's a good idea to find out how you will fit in the competitive landscape. We've provided the link below to help you find competitors nearby. Just enter your city, state and zip code to get a list of bed rental and leasing businesses in your community.

Gain a knowledge of how existing firms have positioned themselves in the marketplace, and then design your business in a way that sets you apart from the others.

Getting Advice from Experienced Entrepreneurs

If you are seriously contemplating launching a bed rental and leasing business, it's a smart move to learn as much as you can from somebody who is already in the business. Local competitors are not going to give you the time of day, mind you. The last thing they want to do is help you to be a better competitor.

But, a person who owns a bed rental and leasing business in a different city may be willing to share their entrepreneurial wisdom with you, once they realize that you are not going to directly compete with them in their community. In fact, they are often very willing to share startup advice with you. Our estimate is that you may have to contact many business owners to find one who is willing to share his wisdom with you.

How do you find an owner of a bed rental and leasing business who is willing to talk to you but doesn't live nearby?

No problem! Just use the link below and try a random city/state or zipcode. Then start dialing for advice until you are successful.

Three Arguments for Buying a Bed Rental & Leasing Business

At Gaebler, we think it makes a lot of sense to explore a bed rental and leasing business purchase before committing to a startup.

You'll want to conduct a comprehensive due diligence process, but here are three arguments why you should think about buying instead of a startup.

  • Proven Profitability. Startups struggle to bring in revenue right out of the gate while existing businesses usually have a steady stream of income.
  • Operational Efficiency. When you're shopping for a bed rental and leasing business, be sure to look for ones that have all of the necessary processes and systems to ensure seamless operations from your first day of ownership.
  • Funding. With several years of operations under its belt, a purchased company is much more appealing to lenders and investors interested in avoiding the risk of an unproven startup.

Explore Franchising Options

Your chances for surviving in business greatly improve if you go the franchising route and benefit from the prior work of others and their lessons learned.

If you are thinking about opening a bed rental and leasing business, you would be wise to determine whether there are good franchise opportunities available that might alleviate your startup process.

The link below gives you access to our franchise directory so you can see if there's a franchise opportunity for you. You might even find something that points you in a completely different direction.

More Advice for Startups

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Already Own a Bed Rental & Leasing Business?

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