First-time entrepreneurs often find it easier to start a business from home and grow it into a full-time venture complete with an outside facility or office. Starting a business from home is a good way to test the entrepreneurial waters while saving lots of money on overhead such as rent, utilities, insurance and more. Home work is booming. More and more people are starting businesses every week from their homes. These range from small part-time micro-business ventures to franchises. Local zoning boards are easing up on the stipulations that have prevented many living in residentially zoned areas from running an enterprise from home. Are you ready to join the boom?