Benchmark Business Group

Buy A Business General

October 18, 2019

If you don't like the kind of business you are looking at and it doesn't excite you, no amount of profitability and financial soundness will overcome that.

Read More

September 27, 2019

You can never really ask enough questions when buying a business. Gather your information, make decisions, and then take action.

Read More

September 6, 2019

The process for valuing a large business versus a small business has night and day differences. Don't make the mistake of thinking they are the same.

Read More

August 23, 2019

For a buyer the question of the amount being paid is not about the amount of money so much as it is the opportunity being acquired.

Read More

August 16, 2019

Buying a business can be like a relay race. Part of the success is in the smooth hand off of the baton.

Read More

August 2, 2019

Having success in buying a business is less about timing than doing it right. But some times are better than others, and 2019 is a great time for buying.

Read More

July 25, 2019

Experience can be your worst teacher, unless it's somebody else's. There are many examples of what hasn't worked in buying a business that are worth observing.

Read More

June 28, 2019

A message to first-time business buyers: owning a business has risk. You can minimize it, but never eliminate it. If you can't handle risk, don't do it.

Read More

June 21, 2019

Numbers don't lie. Just make sure you are looking at the right numbers. One sign of a well-run business is the condition of its financial documents.

Read More

June 14, 2019

The history of a business is a good, but not the only, predictor of future performance. It's important to look at how an industry as a whole will do in the future.

Read More

Receive Buyer Insights by email

Looking to Buy a Business?

Our business brokers provide tips, links to helpful articles, and spotlight businesses for sale in Iowa and surrounding areas on our Twitter and LinkedIN sites.   

Iowa Business Brokers Twitter     Buy a Business Iowa LinkedIN   

© 2019 Benchmark Business Group. All rights reserved.