If you’re planning to buy or sell a business that involves a lease, this can lead to an extra level of complication. Oftentimes, such as in the case of a restaurant or retail establishment, the location is essential to the success of the business itself. That means that if you’re buying a business, you’ll have to make sure any lease issues you might encounter are straightened out before you...Read More
No one wants to waste their time and energy trying to sell their business to someone who isn’t actually planning to buy. That’s why it’s so important for you and your business broker or M&A advisor to focus on the most qualified and serious buyers. But how can you really make these kinds of assessments about a buyer’s viability until they sign on the dotted line? Let’s take a look at some...Read More
The more than 33 million American small businesses stand as a testament to the entrepreneurial spirit in the national character. This spirit is often seen most clearly in urban areas. With higher population concentration, you get more people looking to start businesses.
Yet, even die-hard entrepreneurs eventually reach a point where they want to do something other than running the businesses...Read More
Recent statistics reveal that in 2021, the median sale price for small businesses was up 16% over the previous year. Median cash flow was up, too, by 11%. With a promising market, now is an excellent time to consider selling.
Before you decide if it is the best time to sell, you must determine what your business is worth. To determine business value, you must calculate your discounted cash...Read More
There are clearly qualities that make a person an ideal candidate to be a business owner. On the other side of the coin, however, it’s clear that owning a business isn’t for everyone. Let’s take a look at some of the unique personality aspects that help motivated individuals identify owning a business as a good fit for them.
You Seek to Guide Your Destiny
A common reason people become...Read More