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Buying a Business Newsletter

April 19, 2019

The process of buying a business can take time. Being organized and having your Deal Team in place will speed things up.

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April 12, 2019

Buying even the simplest small business can be full of complications. There is no substitute for having a qualified team consisting of a broker (or intermediary), a lawyer and an accountant familiar with transaction work.

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April 5, 2019

When buying a business, heed the advice of Michael Gerber, Author of The E-myth Revisited, and be prepared to work ON your business, not just IN it.

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March 29, 2019

The first question a business buyer should ask themselves: will this business get me up in the morning excited to go to work?

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March 22, 2019

Sometimes the greatest opportunities exist in the middle of turmoil. If you are thinking about buying a business, times of uncertainty can often be the best time to buy.

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March 15, 2019

Most businesses are purchased in an asset sale. Don't rely on general descriptions of the assets, but insist on specifically knowing what you are buying.

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March 8, 2019

Buying a business can be like starting a business with a big head start. You will put your own personality into it, but don't do it before you let the business teach you what it knows.

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March 1, 2019

Buying a business is a serious project that requires educating yourself before engaging in the process. There are plenty of resources for that in this digital age.

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February 22, 2019

When buying a business, asking the right questions is more important than the number of questions you ask. Smartly analyze; but don't over analyze or you'll never get started.

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February 15, 2019

Every business has essential indicators of health, just like a doctor reads blood pressure and other vital signs. Understand those vital signs for the business you want to buy.

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