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Differences between a Business Appraiser, CPA auditor and Due Diligence Expert? Here are some insights that will be useful for someone engaged in, or planning to conduct due diligence when buying a small business. Willard Michlin, CPA explains the differences between these resources. By Willard Michlin View All Willard Michlin Blog Posts
Ron Hottes walks you through the steps in selling a business through a business broker. It all starts with: An initial meeting between the Business Owner (Seller) & Seller's Broker where the selling process is explained and a free valuation is used to determine the value of the business.
The use of add backs & adjusted net income is common among sellers of businesses when showing their financial information & explaining that the buyer will actually enjoy more profit than is shown. But business buyers are cautioned to review documents closely. Peter Siegel, MBA with BizBen explains. By Peter Siegel, MBA View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts
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. By Chuck Post View All Chuck Post Blog Posts
The idea to have a buying a business checklist follows the adage that it's always useful to start with a plan when searching to buy a small business for sale. Peter Siegel, MBA Founder of BizBen.com and top advisor of the BizBen ProBuy Program suggests six items for all business buyers to utilize. By Peter Siegel, MBA View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts
Most Californians who want to buy a business for sale know about asking the seller to provide part of the financing with a carry-back note. But in addition to that, many buyers need some cash to help fund the down payment and for working capital. Here are four ideas about how to get that money. By Peter Siegel, MBA View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts
California's business for sale market has changed dramatically in the New Economy that has resulted from the mortgage meltdown, banking crisis and the recession. A new ebook offers valuable insights and ideas for small business buyers who need to adapt to the new reality in order to succeed. By Peter Siegel, MBA View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts
For those of you looking to buy a small business, there is good news on the lending front. More lenders are coming back into the market for business purchase financing. After years of being selective many lenders are more open to financing projects they would not have in the past few years. By Peter Siegel, MBA View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts
If you are open to exploring the franchise opportunities available the commercial cleaning industry is an area you should consider. Commercial cleaning franchises are quickly becoming a popular choice among business buyers and here are my 6 reasons why you should consider buying one. By Peter Siegel, MBA View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts
Some California entrepreneurs think they might like to buy a vending business but have heard negative things about the industry and aren't aware of important facts about this business. Here are some tips from BizBen's Peter Siegel on what to look for in buying a California vending business for sale. By Peter Siegel, MBA View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts