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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.
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.
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.
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.
3 Recycling Businesses To Take A Look AtRecycling Services: 3 Businesses That Will Turn Old Stuff Into New Money

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   People think of recycling and think of a facility that recycles trash. While this is true a large facility is expensive to open and operate. With that said, in this post, I will focus on 3 small business opportunities in the recycling industry that are more manageable for the average entrepreneur.
Coin Operated Laundromat Or Card Operated Laundromat?Buying A Laundry: Coin Operated Laundromat Or Card Operated Laundromat?

Posted By: Steve Erlinger, Laundry Broker/Consultant: Southern CA.   More and more we see "Coinless Laundromats". Anyone in the business or entering the business will face the age old question; Coin or Card? Well, perhaps it's not an age old question, as card systems haven't been around very long, but it is a question worth considering. Steve Erlinger explains.
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.
Service Is Important When Buying A LaundromatBuying A Laundromat - A Foundation Of Good Service Is Key

Posted By: Steve Erlinger, Laundry Broker/Consultant: Southern CA.   Steve Erlinger, a laundromat business broker discusses why service in the laundry business is so important to investigate when buying a particular laundry and location. Most laundry experts will say without a rep for great service will be reflected in the purchase price that is ultimately received.
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.
Determining The Value Of A LaundromatDetermining The Value Of A Laundromat: Laundry Broker Tips

Posted By: Steve Erlinger, Laundry Broker/Consultant: Southern CA.   Steve Erlinger, a laundromat business broker discusses how to value a laundry business. Issues that affect a value include: demographics, the lease, past financial performance of the laundromat, age and condition of the equipment, utility costs, competition and other factors all play a role.

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