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Selling a Business Means You Should Expect the Unexpected

Sep 20 2022
No one ever said selling a business was predictable. However, the truth of the matter is that every sale is different. Even the reasons behind a business owner deciding to sell his or her business vary tremendously.

What You Need to Know About Partnership Agreements

Sep 6 2022
There have been countless instances when someone has gone into business with a relative or close friend and made the mistake of skipping a formal agreement. No matter how good a friend may be, you will always want to get the terms of the pa...

Preparing for Your Eventual Retirement

Aug 30 2022
Many business owners are truly committed to their businesses. As a result, it is very difficult for them to step away even when they approach retirement age. It is not uncommon for business owners to keep working into their golden years. Bu...

A Look at the Market Pulse Report

Aug 17 2022
The Market Pulse Report Survey is a resource that has a variety of information that business brokers and M&A advisors regularly utilize to better understand the business landscape. The most recent survey was conducted April 1st to April...

3 Ways to Make Your Business Appealing to Buyers

Aug 4 2022
If you are like most business owners, you have never sold a business before and might not have a clear idea of what the process is like. We recommend preparing your business in a way that makes the sale and transition process as easy for yo...

Three Reasons Why You Might Want to Own a Business

Jul 29 2022
Have you been thinking that business ownership is for you? Many people are committed to the idea of owning a business and work hard to pursue this goal. Of course, the path towards buying a business is indeed complicated and requires a sign...

4 Takeaways from the Latest BizBuySell Quarterly Report

Jul 20 2022
BizBuySell is an online resource that focuses on offering unique content that specifically addresses the needs of buyers and sellers. To make this happen, BizBuySell has teamed with a range of experienced business brokers who are covering t...

The True Meaning of a Fairness Opinion

Jul 5 2022
Many people assume they know what “fairness opinion” means because they are familiar with the term “fair market value.” Fair market value refers to a price that is reasonable for both a buyer and seller in an open an...

Telling the Story of Your Business

Jun 29 2022
Often selling a business comes down to storytelling. The buyer and seller are the main characters of the story that is being told. The seller is the one relaying the story, and the ideal buyer is the one who truly sees the future opportunit...

Is it Possible to Buy a Business Without Collateral?

Jun 20 2022
When it comes to getting a loan, you can be certain that a bank will want collateral. This is true for both personal and business loans. Simply stated, if you have collateral, your bank won’t be concerned about being left empty handed...

How Sellers Can Boost Their Levels of Success

Jun 9 2022
Many buyers view a publicly-held company as virtually being an open book with at least a modest level of transparency, whereas privately-held companies reveal much less about their inner workings, financial, and otherwise. Of course, this m...

Not All Buyers Are Created Equal: The Mindset of the Serious Buyer

May 23 2022
Just as every person is different, the same invariably holds true for buyers. No two buyers are the same. Further, no two buyers have the same mindset, emotional makeup, or approach to business. The simple fact is that buyers opt to buy bus...