Questions to Ask a Business Broker Before Hiring One

Questions to Ask a Business Broker Before Hiring One

At some point, many business owners have tossed around the idea of selling their business. If you are one of these people, you’ve probably wondered how much your business is worth, or how long it might take to sell. These are usually the top concerns of anyone trying...

What Can a Business Broker Do for You?

What Can a Business Broker Do for You?

Deciding to sell your business is a big deal. You put a lot of time and effort into building and running your company. For many people their business is not only their biggest financial asset but also the recipient of a lot of emotional investment. Additionally, the...

The Step-by-Step Process of Selling Your Business

The Step-by-Step Process of Selling Your Business

Have you thought about selling your Southwest Florida business? Before you begin the process of selling your company, don’t expect it to be smooth and quick. This isn’t meant to scare you off, but rather prepare you for the fact that getting your business ready to...

A Due Diligence Checklist for Buying a Business

A Due Diligence Checklist for Buying a Business

Buying an existing business is a great alternative to starting one from scratch, if you aspire to run your own company. It can provide a faster way to profits, since the previous owner has already done the work of building and establishing the business. For this...

Buying or Selling a Closed Business

Buying or Selling a Closed Business

Having a solid exit strategy is necessary for every business owner. Entrepreneurs should start planning their ideal departure from their business the day they start it. However, life does not always follow the plan you have for it. Insufficient cash flow, legal...

How to Sell a Business That’s Losing Money

How to Sell a Business That’s Losing Money

Many small business owners might find it hard to believe that you can sell a business that is barely profitable or even losing money. The truth is that you absolutely can. The secret is finding hidden value in your business. Most businesses have some sort of hidden...

The Leader in Southwest Florida Business Transactions Since 1986

The Leader in Southwest Florida Business Transactions Since 1986

As our slogan proclaims, we’ve been leading our market for a long time!! Because our business sale transactions are confidential in nature, it’s rare our team receives any press for their accomplishments. We didn’t choose this profession for the individual accolades,...

The Most Common Business Selling Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

The Most Common Business Selling Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

When it comes to selling a business, a lot of owners want to take control of the process and do it on their own. This DIY approach comes from the entrepreneurial spirit that drives small business owners. Many do not trust the sale of their business in someone else’s...

Why NOW is the Right Time to Purchase a Business

Why NOW is the Right Time to Purchase a Business

If you planned on investing in a new business in 2020, you might be feeling like your plans have been ruined by the coronavirus crisis. However, the SBA is offering a huge incentive to business buyers right now, making it a great time to buy an existing Southwest...

How to Get Buyers Excited About Your Business

How to Get Buyers Excited About Your Business

Is your business built to sell? When preparing to sell a business you own, it is important to try to see the company from the buyers’ perspective. Your business could hold a lot of hidden value. Focus on restructuring it to highlight elements that enhance it and you...

Should You Sell Your Business During an Economic Downturn?

Should You Sell Your Business During an Economic Downturn?

With the current economic landscape, it is hard to find a business that hasn’t felt the impact of the pandemic. This has many small business owners asking themselves if they should sell their business during a recession. The answer is not the same for everyone, so you...

How a Business Valuation Can Help Your Business

How a Business Valuation Can Help Your Business

Have you considered selling a Southwest Florida company? Do you know how much it is worth? Selling a business you own is a huge financial decision. In order to make that decision, you need to make sure you have an accurate idea of what your business is worth. It can...

Why Many Business Owners are Ashamed to Sell

Why Many Business Owners are Ashamed to Sell

Many business owners find making the decision to sell very emotionally difficult. A lot of this has to do with their attachment to the business, and all of the countless hours and hard work they put into it. Because of this dedication, they often feel like they are...

Prepare to Sell Your Business With This Simple Checklist

Prepare to Sell Your Business With This Simple Checklist

If you’re planning to sell a business in Southwest Florida, you need to take time to evaluate it and develop a plan of action. While developing this plan, review the key components of your business and look for ways to add value to it. Even if you plan on selling it...

Use These Tips to Increase the Value of Your Business This Year

Use These Tips to Increase the Value of Your Business This Year

In order to effectively increase the value of your business, you first need to understand how business valuations work, and then target the areas that need improvement. Many business owners have ambitious plans of selling their businesses for a big profit, but aren’t...

Prepare for Retirement from Your Business With These Steps

Prepare for Retirement from Your Business With These Steps

As most working people know, it’s never too early to plan for your retirement. However, when you own a business, the ideal time to begin planning is when you start the business. So, if you have already started a business without doing any planning for the future, the...

Avoid Selling Your Business at the Worst Time With These Tips

Avoid Selling Your Business at the Worst Time With These Tips

If you are thinking about selling a business, chances are you’ve asked the question: “When should I sell my business?”. Timing the market has always been a challenge for business owners and investors alike. While right now is a historically great time to sell a...

Key Steps to Selling a Franchise

Key Steps to Selling a Franchise

The process of selling a business is difficult and complex, but selling a franchise is en even more elaborate undertaking. Franchise owners are often bound by the terms of their franchise agreement which can add a lot of obstacles to the process. Luckily, many...

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