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Webinar Buying A Card Or Coin Laundry

Chuck Post hosts these live FREE online webinars on Buying A Card or Coin Laundry. These webinars occur every Weds at Noon. Have your questions ready for an open and honest discussion about both the Pro & Cons of the Vended Laundry Business. RSVP or for more info phone Chuck at 619-227-5711 direct.

San Francisco Restaurant Workshop

This live FREE workshop by Cheryl Maloney (San Francisco Business Broker Specialist) is designed for San Francisco restaurant owners who are thinking of selling and would like to know how much their restaurant or bar is worth and how to get it sold successfully. Limited seats, please RSVP via phone.

Laundromat Due Dilegence

A laundromat needs to be thoroughly looked over before a buyer should complete an acquisition. The income is important of course but, the path forward is even more important. Chuck Post, Laundry Advisor, Due Diligence Consultant offers laundry buyers valuable advice on this BizBen blog post.

Interviewing Business Brokers

Choosing a business broker to sell your business can be crucial to the success of it selling. A broker who you have an exclusive listing agreement with, which I recommend vs. open listing, will essentially be your partner during the listing term in getting your business sold. Joe Ranieri explains.

Buying A Janitorial Business

One aspect that many customers look for in a business today and will most likely moving forward is cleanliness. Overnight cleaning will become more important as we rebuild our businesses and lives, and so janitorial businesses will most likely become essential. Joe Ranieri (Business Broker) shares.

Selling A Restaurant During COVID

ProIntermediary, Joe Ranieri (Business Broker) shares what buyers are looking for in this unprecedented market. COVID-19 has made curb appeal more important than ever when selling a restaurant. Sellers still have the power to attract buyers in this market with focus of a few key requirements.

Business Broker Questionable Practices
Business Broker Questionable Practices
Buying A Boutique Fitness Center

First thing you may be asking, what is a boutique gym? Simple, a boutique fitness gym is on average much smaller than your typical large-scale gym, ranging from 800 to 2,500 sq feet. In this BizBen blog post, Joe Ranieri (Southern California Business Broker) discusses this topic for gym buyers.

How to Buy a Business

What is your goal in 5 years? Do you want to become a business owner? Buying a business can be an exciting, safe opportunity to gain financial freedom. But how to buy the right business? This article will walk you through the process of buying a business.

How to Sell a Business

You have various options for selling your business. You can advertise it on specialized websites, post ads on social media, spread the word among your network, or reach out to local chambers of commerce. As you can see, there are plenty of avenues for selling your business yourself.

The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Franchise Business: Your Ticket to Entrepreneurial Success

To start a business or try something new, starting a franchise business is a great option. In this blog, we'll break down everything you need to know about buying a franchise in simple, easy-to-understand terms. This guide is for business owners, whether experienced or new.

The Coin Laundry Business Grows Up

The coin-operated laundry business has undergone significant changes, evolving beyond its traditional model. Laundromats are now transforming into comprehensive "laundry businesses." This shift reflects a broader approach that goes beyond mere self-service coin-operated machines.

How Buyers Evaluate A Restaurant, Bar Or Club Business To Determine If It Is The Right Opportunity – Part 1

Since 2011 we have completed an additional 850+ transactions and in total since 1996 when I founded Restaurant Realty Company, we have completed over $1,000,000,000 (billion) of business and real estate transactions.

Michael Brewer ABC License Consultant
Michael Brewer ABC License Consultant
Three Stage Checklist For the Buyer

The following list is broken down as follows. Stage 1 -- Items you need to do before you sign a purchase contract. Stage 2 -- Items you need to complete after you sign a purchase contract, and Stage 3 -- Items you need to do in order to close escrow.

How To Value Coin Laundries

The laundry business model and the full justification of value of the business are based on its anticipated longevity. In this blog/article, laundry industry consultant and specialist Chuck Post covers the topic of coin laundry valuations.

Buying A Second Restaurant Location

Start-up costs are typically so high to build a restaurant from scratch that many current owners prefer to look for an existing restaurant that isn't doing so well and customize it as their own - second location. Joe Ranieri gives tips to restaurant owners buying a second location to expand.

Business Broker Dirty Tricks

Lee Petsas (Southern California Business Broker) shares his concerns regarding some questionable business practices by some California Business Brokers lately. Other Business Brokers and Advisors weigh in as well on this BizBen Blog post with other "dirty tricks" they have observed and heard about.

LOI VS Purchase Agreement Tim Cunha

In my opinion and experience, an LOI may very well be appropriate for lower middle market transactions of $5,000,000 or more; but, for deals less than that an Asset Purchase Agreement ("APA") with contingencies on the actions of the buyer (and seller) is much more efficient and effective.

Where Is The Value Of A Coin Laundry

The coin laundry is an all-cash, necessity of life service business. What could be better? Yet, understanding how the business justifies such a high purchase price is baffling. In fact, many times the value is so misunderstood that it results in investors over-paying. Sometimes grossly over-paying.

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Structuring Owner Carry Notes When Selling A Business

Due to the current state of the credit markets and bank financing, seller financing when selling a California small business is more important then ever in a business sale. Lee Petsas, Southern California business broker walks us through the nuances of owner carry notes - seller financing.

Question You Will Be Asked When Selling

When selling your small business, you'll be bombarded with questions - from the brilliant to the ridiculous. You need to be prepared. Here are some of the key questions you can expect to be asked. Tim Cunha (SF Bay Area Business Broker) reviews many of these possible questions from potential buyers.

Buying A Laundry Watch Out For Making These Mistakes

The laundry business offers all of those rewards of business ownership, with much fewer headaches than with most other businesses. However buyer beware - Chuck Post, laundry broker and consultant covers several mistakes many first time laundry buyers commit when buying a California laundromat.

Business For Sale Purchase Agreement

A properly prepared purchase agreement is of foremost importance in any business purchase. Lee Petsas, a Southern California business broker defines what should be in a purchase agreement when buying a business.

Laundry Buyers Today

Today, we see more growth in the white-collar sector than we do in blue-collar entering the laundry business. We are also happy to see a rapidly growing representation of Black and Hispanic investors; women entrepreneurs are possibly one of the fastest growing segments.

How Long Does It Take To Sell Restaurants

This question is bound to come up from a seller to a business broker at one point in their relationship. The truth may discourage a seller who desperately needs to sell, because in all honestly, many times in can take months. All restaurants are different - Joe Ranieri, Business Broker explains.

Laundry Trends Chuck Post
Laundry Trends Chuck Post
Chuck Posts New Laundry Book

Chuck Post, a leading laundry expert with over 37 years of developing laundries, retooling, and rebranding hundreds of existing laundries, tells investors how to search, find, evaluate, and do good laundry due diligence laundries for acquisition. A must read for new investors & current operators.

Why Do Laundromats Fail?

Laundromats undeniably represent a fantastic business opportunity. They offer high returns and require minimal hours, making them an attractive investment. Even during severe economic downturns, laundromats prove resilient as they provide an essential life service, but why do laundromats fail?

How The Landlord Makes Or Breaks The Deal And The Requirements For A Good Tenants Lease

I have found over the years that the biggest obstacle in getting a deal done is the landlord. The landlord either makes the sale and/or lease of the business possible or prevents the transaction from moving forward.

Buying A Coin Laundry With Chuck Post

Owning your own laundry business can be the most rewarding adventures one can take professionally. But for some it is a nightmare. The most common reason for this is poor awareness & poor preparation. Chuck Post, Laundry Consultant For Sellers & Buyers chats about the process of buying a laundry.

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