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The Advantages of Buying an Existing Business

Congratulations are in order as you have made the decision to buy a business and to become a member of the fraternity of business owners. You are not alone, as there are a multitude of entrepreneurs navigating their way through the process of buying their own business, weighing the costs and benefits of becoming being…

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Advice To Help Get Your Business Ready To Sell

You have finally decided that the time is right to sell your business.  The market is still strong, banks are lending, and you have a compelling reason to sell.  Now what?  You need to get your business in shape prior to listing it for sale.  Here are some pointers that can help get you ready.…

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Can You Afford To Sell Your Business?

One of the most valuable services we provide to prospective sellers is a Broker’s Opinion of Value (BOV), and also helping these Sellers understand what they will likely net from the sale of their business.  In many instances, our BOV does not meet the expectations of the Seller for what could be a myriad of…

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Business Sales on Pace to Surpass Highest Prices on Record

A few months ago, we wrote that the number of businesses sold in 2018 was on pace to surpass all previous recorded years.  This still looks to be true, and in addition, business sales in 2018 are on track to surpass previous recorded sales prices, according to a recent Biz Buy Sell report. The median…

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What to Look for in an SBA Lender

What to Look for in an SBA Lender By: Miranda Kelly, VP Business Banking, SunTrust Bank You’re buying a business, unless you have the cash to buy it yourself, most likely your next step is to find an SBA lender to help you; but what do you look for in a lender?  Finding the right…

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Can You Afford to Sell Your Business?

One of the most valuable services we provide to prospective sellers is a Broker’s Opinion of Value (BOV), and also helping these Sellers understand what they will likely net from the sale of their business.  In many instances, our BOV does not meet the expectations of the Seller for what could be a myriad of…

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Choosing the Right Business to Acquire

Once you have decided to buy a business, it is important to find the right business first before worrying about the price. Never base your search criteria simply on finding a good deal because you will find yourself ultimately in a place you don’t want to be. The price must be considered secondary to your…

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Thinking about becoming a business owner

Some FAQ's If you are thinking about becoming a business owner, your timing is perfect as approximately 50% of all U.S. businesses will be changing hands in the next decade. It is crucial that you prepare yourself properly, educate yourself, and take the necessary steps to be certain that you make the right decisions along…

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