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Are You Making Money In Your Laundry Investment?Are You Making Money In Your Laundry Investment?

Posted By: Chuck Post: Laundry Specialist, Consultant, Due-Diligence.   Serving California laundry owners and investors, I am afforded the opportunity to see and analyze why various laundries make or lose money. Time and time again my associates and I work with our laundry clients analyzing what the true value of their laundry is and what can be done to improve it.
Inventory And The Price For A Retail Related BusinessIs Inventory Value Part Of, Or Added To The Price For A Retail Business?

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   A business buyer in the BizBen ProBuy Program asks how to handle the inventory amount in the purchase price of a business. Other questions answered in this article: Do you add the inventory value to the business value? Should the owner be expected to take back a note for the value of the inventory?
Interpreting Reported EarningsInterpreting Reported Earnings From Sellers

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   Peter Siegel, MBA Founder of BizBen and the BizBen ProBuy, ProSell Programs discusses interpreting reported earnings from sellers through tax returns, financial statements and other means when buying a small to mid-sized California small business.
High Purchase Prices Tank DealsWhy Deals Fail: Unrealistic High Asking Prices Are Usually The Culprit

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   The unfortunate truth is that approximately 50% of all small business sales transactions fall through. While failed transactions can happen for a variety of reasons, Peter Siegel, MBA (BizBen Founder & Lead Advisor) discusses the most common reason deals fall through; unrealistic asking prices.
Pricing A Small Business For SalePricing A Small Business For Sale - Several Key Factors Play A Role!

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   As an Advisor On BizBen I talk to many California business owners, business buyers, brokers, and agents on a daily basis about valuing California small to mid-sized businesses. Many key factors go into this analysis including market demand, history of earnings, and even how the deal is structured.
Where Is The Value Of A Coin LaundryWhere Is The Value Of A Coin Laundry: A Laundry Buyer Primer

Posted By: Chuck Post: Laundry Specialist, Consultant, Due-Diligence.   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.
Valuing And Selling Your PreschoolHow To Value Your Preschool Business So Buyers Do Not Take You To School

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   There are several things to consider when placing a value on a preschool. Businesses that are regarded as leading preschools in their area can go for premium prices so know what you have so a potential buyer can't take advantage of your lack of knowledge. Peter Siegel with BizBen.com explains.
Sellers Discretionary Cash Add Backs AnalysisAdd Backs: Defining Sellers Discretionary Income When Buying A Small Business

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   The use of add backs & sellers discretionary cash is common among sellers of businesses when showing their financial information & explaining that the buyer will actually enjoy more profit than is shown. But buyers are cautioned to review documents closely. Peter Siegel, MBA with BizBen explains.
5 Tips When Selecting A Business Broker5 Best Tips When Choosing A Business Broker When Selling Your Business

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   Most owners know that when choosing a broker to help sell your business, it's good to find out about his or her background and maybe get some references of people who've worked with the professional. Before signing a listing agreement, it helps to know these extra things about the business broker.
Tim Cunha JD Discusses Business ValuationWhat Is Your Business Worth? 3 Ways to Make Your Company More Valuable

Posted By: Timothy Cunha JD, Business Broker: San Francisco Bay Area.   Would you like to know what your business is worth? What's more, what it could be worth with a small amount of effort and investment? Business brokers have a variety of methods to determine value. Tim Cunha, JD a SF Bay Area Business Broker discusses his answers to this question about valuation.

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