When should you sell your business? How to time the sale

When should you sell your business? How to time the sale

If you are a business owner who has ever considered selling, chances are you’ve asked yourself, “Is it the right time to sell my business?”. Just like real estate, the stock market or any other type of investment opportunity, timing the sale of a business can be...

How Your Employees Can Affect the Sale of Your Business

How Your Employees Can Affect the Sale of Your Business

When selling a business, careful consideration must be given to how the company’s employees are handled. Your employees bring a lot to the table in a potential business deal. The best ones may add value to the company, and could be integral in closing a deal, so it is...

What to Look for When Buying a Business for the First Time

What to Look for When Buying a Business for the First Time

Many people dream of starting their own business and being their own boss. Running your own business can open up a new financial opportunity and provide you with a sense of freedom and control over your own destiny. An excellent alternative to starting a business from...

The Case for Hiring a Business Broker to Sell Your Company

The Case for Hiring a Business Broker to Sell Your Company

The process of selling a business is extremely detailed and complex. While you can certainly do it alone, doing so without the proper experience can hurt your business and its value. It can also be very stressful dividing your time between selling and running your...

Selling Incredible Edibles and Intoxicates for over 30 Years

Selling Incredible Edibles and Intoxicates for over 30 Years

When it comes to selling a restaurant, many business owners will turn to a commercial real estate agent and advertise publically or try to sell on their own. However, this is not the best strategy to attract qualified buyers, and it could harm the business in the...

A To-Do List for Selling Your Business

A To-Do List for Selling Your Business

Selling a business can be an intimidating task, but like any goal, can be separated into smaller parts to make it less daunting. While getting the help of an experienced professional, like a business broker, is strongly recommended for maximizing the return on...

The Most Important Deal Terms When Selling Your Business

The Most Important Deal Terms When Selling Your Business

The primary focus of any business owner when it comes to selling a company they own tends to be the asking price. After all, as a business owner, you want to get the highest possible value for a business that you are deeply invested in, both financially and...

Baby Boomers are Fueling the Market for Business Sales

Baby Boomers are Fueling the Market for Business Sales

This past year was a record year for businesses changing hands. In a survey of small business owners, conducted by BizBuySell, more businesses were sold in 2018 than in any other year, an increase of 4% from 2017. Business Brokers who were also surveyed attribute this...

Knowing Your Options When Selling a Business With Real Estate

Knowing Your Options When Selling a Business With Real Estate

Business owners who plan to sell a business that has real estate attached to it need to make special considerations when planning their exit strategy. Take the time to make sure you know your options, understand the financial implications and choose the right person...

Understanding the Importance of Leases When Selling a Business

Understanding the Importance of Leases When Selling a Business

If you rent the building your business resides in, you must make special arrangements before listing your business for sale to help make sure the process goes smoothly and ensure the survival of any potential deal. As a renter, you will almost certainly require the...

What Do Your Books Say About Your Business?

What Do Your Books Say About Your Business?

Selling your business on the open market requires showing its best face. You may be running a successful business and have an attractive an inspiring product or service with tremendous upside. If someone were to ask you about your business you’d probably have a great...

Preparing for Life After Selling a Business

Preparing for Life After Selling a Business

The process of selling a business can be an emotional roller coaster. While on one hand you may have a great opportunity to get a big return on investment from a company that you’ve dedicated your life to running. On the other hand, it’s that same dedication and...

How to Attract More Buyers to Your Business by Increasing its Value

How to Attract More Buyers to Your Business by Increasing its Value

Looking to get top dollar for your business? Increasing its value does more than just give you the leverage to demand a higher asking price, it also helps make it more appealing to potential buyers. Prospective buyers will be looking for a business that is not only...

When selling your business, make sure you take the right exit

When selling your business, make sure you take the right exit

If you own a business, you may have at some point thought about the day when you’re ready to move on from it and into the next stage of your life or career. Whether you’ve put serious thought into selling or not, it is always good to have an exit strategy. Having an...

Key Factors in Determining the Value of Your Business

Key Factors in Determining the Value of Your Business

The market value of your business, also known as a business valuation, is an approximation of how much a buyer would be willing to pay for your business. There are a number of different factors to consider when trying to estimate this value, other than just assets and...

Choosing the Right Time to Sell Your Business

Choosing the Right Time to Sell Your Business

Is it time to sell your business? You may have pondered the question recently thinking that it would be nice to cash in on your hard work, or maybe you’ve just lost your passion for it. Whatever the reason may be, developing a strategic plan, and sticking to it is the...

Finding the Right Buyer for Your Business

Finding the Right Buyer for Your Business

Many small business owners attempt to sell their companies on their own. If you decide to sell your business you must consider both financial, non-financial, personal and business goals. Many business owners have put a lot of thought into how much they want to receive...

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