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What You Need to Know to Successfully Sell a Funeral Home

May 23, 2019 by Homesteaders Life Company
Funeral Home Profitability, Funeral Home Business

The NFDA estimates that 86% of the 19,000 funeral homes in the United States are privately owned by families or individuals. The average funeral home will care for 113 decedents this year while supporting four full-time and three part-time employees, and, in many rural areas, these funeral homes will be the sole provider of funeral services in their community. A number of people depend on these privately-owned businesses, yet many funeral home owners don’t have a plan in place to ensure the funeral home will continue to operate when it’s time to retire. 

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4 Things Holding Your Funeral Home Business Back From Growth

September 24, 2015 by Dean Lambert
Funeral Home Profitability

There are many factors that influence funeral home business growth, and they can vary based on market conditions including competition, population, location and access to media. For this post, we’ll focus on four universal themes to which many funeral home owners might relate:

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How Preneed Sales Can Increase the Profitability of Your Funeral Home

July 16, 2015 by Alyssa McNab
Funeral Home Profitability

Funeral homes that actively communicate the benefits of advance funeral planning are doing right by their communities by empowering them with information about a service they want and need. When you provide what your client families want, you’ll have an important opportunity to increase the profitability of your funeral home.

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