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Buying a Business Newsletter - 2015 Archive

December 18, 2015

When looking for a business to purchase, know in advance what you want to do with the business: grow it or leave it as is.

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December 11, 2015

When working with your professional advisory team, set the expectations early and remember that they work for you.

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December 4, 2015

Valuing a business is very objective. The bottom line is to make sure the expected return on investment is at an acceptable level.

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November 27, 2015

Buying an online business has increased risk. Understanding website back-office administration can mitigate that risk.

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November 20, 2015

Don’t limit yourself to one opportunity. Evaluate multiple opportunities then decide on the one that excites you the most.

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November 13, 2015

When purchasing a business with a partner, make sure your partner is trustworthy and has complimentary skill to yours.

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November 6, 2015

Business Brokers can be a tremendously valuable asset. Leverage their expertise and their role as an intermediary to keep a deal moving forward.

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October 30, 2015

Don’t be shy when asking questions about a business you are interested in. The seller may not want to give you the information, but you have to ask. Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

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October 23, 2015

Businesses with recurring revenue or niche expertise can be very attractive. This also means greater competition from other buyers and premium prices.

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October 16, 2015

The SBA will require a minimum of 10% seller financing. This allows the buyer to leverage a seller's experience.

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