Many entrepreneurs see purchasing a franchise as an easy way of getting into business. Becoming a franchisee offers a number of benefits over getting into a business solo. These benefits include being able to draw from an available pool of resources and experience of fellow franchisees. However, not every franchise for sale is a good idea and there are a number of things you should know before you purchase one. Knowing these things before you make your decision can make a big difference in your understanding of the business and if it’s right for you. Below we discuss 3 things you should know prior to becoming a franchisee.