Business Broker's Blog for Sellers and Buyers
Buy a business or invest in the stock market?
- Published: 11 August 2011 11 August 2011
As I write this post, we are in the midst of a week of extreme gyrations in the world-wide stock markets. The uncertainty and lack of control surrounding investing in stocks and bonds may make buying a small business an attractive alternative for some of your investment dollars.
Personal Goodwill: What if the Owner IS the Business?
- Published: 26 July 2011 26 July 2011
The personal goodwill of the owner has a significant impact on the sale of many small- to medium-sized businesses. How the owner’s personal goodwill is transferred to a buyer is a challenge for both buyer and seller.
Some positive signs for restaurants
- Published: 07 July 2011 07 July 2011
In a recently posted article, Nation's Restaurant News outlines five reasons why things are looking up for restaurant operators this year.
Selling a business – it’s not like selling a house!
- Published: 21 June 2011 21 June 2011
Compared to selling a business, selling a house is fairly straightforward, even in this challenging market. Selling a business is very different.
From a recent survey: it’s a seller’s market for small businesses
- Published: 02 June 2011 02 June 2011
BizBuySell, an internet marketplace for buyers and sellers of small businesses, recently released a survey of business brokers indicating there are more buyers than sellers for small businesses.
Tips for successfully selling your business
- Published: 17 May 2011 17 May 2011
Selling the business in which you have invested years of time and effort as well as substantial financial resources is a major life changing event. Here are some tips to achieving a successful sale: