Early possession is the taking over of a business before the close of escrow. I've had several business transactions where the buyer wanted to take over the business before the close of escrow. Is th
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Asset Sale vs. Stock SaleDeciding whether to structure a business sale as an asset sale or a stock sale is complicated because the parties involved benefit from opposing structures. Generally, buyers
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On average, selling a business can take between 6 to 9 months. Here are 5 reasons why using a Certified Business Broker will greatly benefit the seller when selling their business. 1. Maintain Strict
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Due Diligence is the process that both buyers and sellers of a business sale will perform in order to verify exactly what the other party claims to have in regard to the business or themselves. Due Di

When I meet with business owners who want to sell their businesses, they often tell me that they want all cash. I let them know that an all cash offer is the best scenario and that a buyer who does pa

When meeting with business owners who are thinking about selling their business, I want to let them know what serious buyers are looking for when they’re contemplating purchasing a business. With
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Depending on the type of business you own, there are many different questions that I will ask a business owner about his inventory to determine how I will proceed in my evaluation of the business
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To determine the value of a business, a Business Broker needs to fully understand all aspects of the business. The Broker will interview the owner and ask many, many questions to gain as muc
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If you're thinking about selling your business, here are 7 proven tips to help increase the value & sale-ability of your business. 1. Organize and check your Business Financial information. Have
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BizBuySell.com’s Third Quarter 2014 Insight Report shows transaction levels still on pace for record-breaking year, sellers now receiving a higher percentage of asking price and improved cash flow
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There are hundreds of variables in selling a business and it is the Broker’s job to pay close attention to all of the details to make sure the business transaction is a smooth one. There are many
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Finding the right buyer for the right business is the key to a smooth sales transaction, and also contributes to the continued success and growth of the company. When selling a business, you want the

Manufacturing Companies Top List of Small Businesses Bought in Q2 2017, According to New National Business Survey Small business owners, wary of economic uncertainty, more realistic about t
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The 3 different approaches used to value a business are the: 1) Asset Approach, 2) Income Approach, and 3) Market Approach.Asset ApproachThe Asset Approach is generally considered to yield the m
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If you are thinking about selling your business, it would be greatly beneficial to catalog all of your assets in order to help facilitate a successful sales transaction. One of the first lis
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Accrual Basis AccountingA method of accounting wherein income and expenses are recognized, with the statements, when the business first acquires the right to receive the income, or the obligation to p