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It is not uncommon for Sellers to get uncomfortable when a Buyer requires a loan to purchase the Seller's business. Often times Sellers will say "the Buyer is the one getting the loan; why am I the one under the microscope?" By Peter Siegel, MBA View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts
If you are buying a business, you probably have really good ideas about changes you would like to implement and ideas to sell more, be more efficient and more organized. Christina Lazuric an Orange County business broker chats about business buyers and their decision making processes. By Christina Lazuric, CBI View All Christina Lazuric, CBI Blog Posts
It's not just a good location when buying a restaurant. What makes a difference time and time again is the difference in management. Good management is the key to success. Jeff Back, restaurant sales specialist in the San Francisco Bay Area discusses this topic. By Jeff Back View All Jeff Back Blog Posts
A restaurant and bar specialty business broker gives us the inside look at California ABC liquor licenses - tips you won't find in an official manual! Jeff Back a Northern California restaurant/bar specialty broker covers the topic of liquor licenses and working with the ABC. By Jeff Back View All Jeff Back 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.
There are a handful of key asset categories in allocating or breaking down the purchase price allocation of a business sale. The allocation is required to complete the transaction. Lee Petsas, a Southern California business broker reviews this topic in detail for buyers and sellers of businesses. By Lee Petsas View All Lee Petsas Blog Posts
A BizBen blog reader emailed me this question: "I am starting due diligence this week on buying a cocktail bar With a 48 license what should I be asking for, thinking about, watching out for? Is there a list of items I should ask for?" Peter Siegel with BizBen answers this question. By Peter Siegel, MBA View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts
The coin laundry industry is nearly 50 years old and most laundries are operated by individual owners. Mike Hurrell with Golden State Laundry Systems discusses how to buy a coin laundry. Topics include financing a coin laundry, what to look for, what types of laundries are available in Southern CA. By Mike Hurrell View All Mike Hurrell Blog Posts
Knowing how to advertise a business for sale without revealing too much is an important skill for anyone who wants to find a buyer for a small or mid-sized California business at a good price. One caution about giving too much detail is that it might identify the company and ruin confidentiality. By Peter Siegel, MBA View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts
Ever wonder what is involved in obtaining business purchase financing to buy a business or franchise? Peter Siegel, MBA who has over twenty years advising and obtaining all types of financing for business buyers presents this video/podcast and answers your questions on this topic. By Peter Siegel, MBA View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts