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Selling Your Business Sometime in the Future – Don’t Forget About Your Lease

By Tim Bellon | February 24, 2017

During the course of my time as a business broker there are a couple of themes/adages that are often heard when attending conferences or events frequented by those in my profession.  Most deal with the ways/things that can bring the planned sale of a business to a screeching halt.  One of these impediments is the…

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Is This The Year To Sell?

By Tim Bellon | January 17, 2017

As we have seen the ebbs and flows of the economy over the past few years, many business owners are contemplating if this is the year to sell their company.  Over this same time period, we have had a number of opportunities to speak with business owners, and we are often asked how the market…

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Plan Well to Maximize Business Sale

By Tim Bellon | April 27, 2015

When a business owner makes the decision to sell, no matter what the reasoning, the goal of selling is to maximize the proceeds that the owner will receive from the sale. Because this will be one of the most important transactions that a business owner will ever take part in, they should approach it with…

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Selling your Business?

By Tim Bellon | April 27, 2015

If you are thinking about selling your business, you are not alone. According to the International Business Brokers Association, approximately 50 percent of all businesses in the United States will be changing hands in the next decade. For most business owners, their business represents the majority of their net worth, and in consideration of such…

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Choosing the Right Business to Acquire

By Tim Bellon | April 27, 2015

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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Organized In Order To Sell Your Business

By Tim Bellon | May 20, 2014

"Get Organized In Order To Sell Your Business" It doesn’t matter what you are buying or selling, as buyers will strive to buy as low as possible, and sellers will strive to sell as high as possible. It is all a matter of strategy for either side as they negotiate during the transaction. However, as…

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Business Broker/Business Intermediary?

By Tim Bellon | May 20, 2014

"What is a Business Broker/Business Intermediary? " During the course of my time serving as a business broker/business intermediary, I am often asked what we do and what services we offer. Although business intermediaries in the state of Florida must be licensed real estate agents, we are not traditional real estate agents. Where real estate…

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Consider Using a Business Broker

By Tim Bellon | May 20, 2014

"Why You Should Seriously Consider Using a Business Broker " Business Brokers are trained professionals that will guide business owners through the selling process, which culminates with the successful sale of a business. With this in mind, it is important to understand what services they provide, as well as what they cannot do.  As your…

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For Sale By Owner

By Tim Bellon | May 19, 2014

"For Sale By Owner, May Not Be In Your Best Interest" If you are contemplating selling your business by yourself, you may want to reconsider, as many business owners underestimate how much time and effort it takes to sell a business. For instance, you will have to figure out how to determine the value of…

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Business Books and Records Are Important

By Tim Bellon | May 19, 2014

"Why Your Business Books and Records Are Important " It is somewhat surprising how many business owners do not have a solid grasp of the financial performance of their business at any given time. In a perfect scenario, business owners should regularly analyze the performance of their business – making sure that the books and…

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