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What are Business Brokers and What Do They Do?

What do business brokers do? Very few people know, as the profession usually operates under the radar. Business brokers are intermediaries who facilitate …. Continue reading

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Top 3 Issues Involved When Buying or Selling a Business

More and more individuals are now viewing small business ownership as a viable alternative to the vagaries of corporate America. As the founder of Sunbelt Business Brokers said recently, “There is no more job security. The only job security you’ve got nowadays is the person looking at you in the mirror.” These are the top 3 issues involved in buying or selling a business. Continue reading

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Seven Negotiating Rules When Buying or Selling a Business

Once an initial and contingent written offer to buy or sell a business has been made, the transaction usually enters the negotiation phase. The negotiation phase is really not complicated. Most likely you’ve already bought a car and/or a home. The negotiations over the price of a business are similar. Here are seven suggestions to help.
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How to Analyze a Business You’re Considering Buying

Let’s say you’re serious about going into business for yourself and have identified an attractive business that is for sale. You’re interested in investigating the opportunity. What’s next? How do you check it out? Continue reading

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How to Find a Good Business for Sale

Lets suppose you have carefully considered the advantages of business ownership, and decided that you definitely want your own business.  You’re ready to start your search for the right business.  What’s next?  Where do you look to find a business … Continue reading

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Considering buying a business? What size and type business is right for you?

Let’s assume that you’ve already done the soul searching about your future, considered the advantages of business ownership, and decided that you definitely want your own business. You’re ready to proceed with all deliberate speed. You’re probably asking yourself, “What’s next?”.

What Type Business Should I Buy

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Using Rule-of-Thumb Guidelines to Estimate Business Value

Estimating the value of a business based on appraisal rules of thumb and guidelines using a multiple of cash flow or a percentage of revenue. Continue reading

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