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What Goes into a Business Valuation?

Charlotte County Option of Value | Florida Business Brokerage It is often necessary to determine the value of a business, such as when courting investors or preparing it for sale. The specific process for determining the value of a business varies and can be achieved through a range of methods that we will review here. … Read more

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How To Know When It’s Time To Sell Your Business

Sarasota County Sell My Business | Florida Management Consultant Many businesses have a life cycle, either due to economic conditions, a change in customer buying patterns, or the desire for the owner to retire or move on. But most business owners will eventually reach the point when they need to decide whether or not to … Read more

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What Is An Exit Strategy?

Sarasota Sell A Business | Manatee County Financial Corporation While every business owner initially enters the market with a plan to start and survive, many business owners miss out on a critical part of their planning early on: what will happen when I cannot (or ideally choose not) to continue with this business? Whether you … Read more

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Should My Attorney be Involved When Selling My Business?

Sarasota County Business Broker | Manatee County Acquisitions There are many aspects of running a business where a business owner can make decisions without the assistance of an attorney. Even a business startup has steps that can be performed by the owner, including:

What Should I Expect During Due Diligence?

Florida Management Consultant | Sarasota County Business for Sale Now that you have signed a contract to purchase a business, you enter the due diligence phase. This is a negotiated term of typically 14 to 30 days during which the buyer arranges to perform needed inspections, review titles and deeds, negotiate repairs, and even decide … Read more

How to Take the Emotion Out of Selling Your Business.

Pinellas County Sell A Business | Sarasota Consultant Selling a business can be an emotional experience for an owner. They have put years of effort into growing their business, finding the right employees, and providing excellent customer service. They will have doubts about the wisdom of selling, and other concerns as well.

Using a Business Broker vs. Selling a Business Yourself

Florida Management Consultant | Sarasota Sell a Business Selling a business can be a very complex process. Along with trying to find prospective buyers, you also need to determine a value of your business based on market facts rather than the emotions of what the business means to you. This is a good time to … Read more

What is Your Exit Strategy?

Manatee County Business for Sale | Sarasota Consultant A ‘question’ every business owner needs to ask themselves is “When do I know it’s time to sell?”. The second question they should be asking is “What is my exit strategy when I decide it’s time?” Every successful business owner would like that success to go on … Read more

Five More Questions to Ask Before Listing With a Broker!

Sarasota Consultant | Pinellas County Value my Business As part two to our discussion about choosing a business broker, you first should decide not to sell your business on your own. There are many legal and financial pitfalls when attempting to market a commercial business, and you should not go it on your own. Now … Read more

Five Questions to Ask Before Listing With a Broker!

Charlotte County Sell my Business | Florida Management Consultant There are two mistakes you can make when it is time to sell your business; selling it on your own, and using an unqualified or inexperienced business broker. If you decide you should use a business broker, here are five questions you should ask of any … Read more