Are You Ready for the Exit Strategy?

It is very important to understand why you want to sell your business. The outcome of the sale is directly influenced by the intentions and reasons why you decided to sell your business. Examine the motivations and what you expect from this sale. The first step is to...

Business Escrow Service

I’ve used a lot of words on this site to teach a prospective seller how to sell a business and a buyer how to choose and buy a business. With some effort and the help of a business broker and other specialists if needed, we will have the two parties ready to...

1. The Perspective of Buying a Business

Usually, when someone is thinking about starting a business, she/he is thinking to start from scratch – developing his own ideas and building the company from zero. But starting from zero has some distinct disadvantages, including the difficulty of building a...

2. How to Buy the Right Business for You

How to Buy the Right Business for You The only way to make sure you’ll be successful with your new business is to be absolutely sure you’ve bought the right one. This is possible if you acquire the knowledge you need for this process. Don’t worry, the vast...

4. Common Mistakes that Must Be Avoided

Some of the most common mistakes are: Acquisition of the business at the seller’s price– The buyer does not consider recovering the investment and starts negotiations on the purchase price without taking into account a normal recovery period. Lack of...

5. How to Value A Business for Sale

Accurately valuing a small business is often the most challenging part of the process for prospective business buyers. However, it doesn’t have to be an overwhelming or difficult undertaking. Above all, you should realize that valuation is an art, not a science....

6. Financing Options

As you move forward with the sale of your business, it’s important to understand how sales are financed and how the proceeds are taxed. Each type of financing has a different approach for funding and paying off small business purchases, and each has its financial...

8. Transition time

A new ownership is a big change for small businesses’ employees. To ensure a smooth transition, start the transition process before the sale ends. Make sure the owner is relaxed about what will happen with the business after he or she leaves. Spend some time...