In general terms focusing on developing and offering services to consumers and other small businesses tend to spawn the the best low cost business ideas. Many small service businesses like residential home cleaning or a commercial janitorial service can literally be started with a few hundred dollars because they don’t require a lot of expensive equipment to open and they can easily be operated from a home office with a phone, fax and computer.
Here are a few other legit low cost business ideas:
- Start a pet sitting or dog walking service.
- Start a gutter cleaning service.
- Start a home maintenance or handyman service.
- Start a flyer distribution service for small businesses.
- Start a home cleaning business.
- Start a tutoring service.
- Start a painting service.
You can explore established low cost business opportunities for sale here.