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Seller Mistakes Can Tank A Deal Seller Mistakes Near The Close Of Escrow Can Tank A Deal

Posted By: Joe Ranieri, Business Broker: LA, Orange Counties, California.   Let's be honest, typically it takes a while (6 months to a year) to sell a business, from listing to close of escrow, and so it's common that many sellers are anxious as the close of escrow nears with a buyer. Joe Ranieri (Business Broker) examines common seller mistakes owners should stay clear of.
Allocation Of The Purchase Price Allocation Of The Purchase Price When Selling A California Small Business

Posted By: Lee Petsas, Business Broker: Southern CA.   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.
BizBen ProSell Program BizBen ProSell Program: Professional Assistance - Selling A Business

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   Selling a small to mid-sized business in can be a difficult process for owners and intermediaries. Statistics show that over 70% of all owner / sellers never end up selling their small to mid-sized business. That is why we initiated the BizBen ProSell Program for business owners & intermediaries.
How Escrow Protects A Business Sales Transaction How Escrow Protects You In A Business Transaction

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   In dealing with business sales, often times the Seller or the Buyer will ask about the use of an escrow company. The seller may say, Why can't the buyer just pay me cash or give me a cashier's check? This blog post covers why utilizing an escrow service is so important in selling a small business.
Confidentiality Agreements Confidentiality: Why Keeping A Deal Quiet Is Important To Business Sellers

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   Owners should keep the fact that they want to sell their small business confidential. Before releasing information to prospective buyers, buyers should commit to confidentiality in writing & should understand why it is important. Peter Siegel, MBA a ProBuy and ProSell Advisor with BizBen explains.
Five Myths About Selling A Business 5 Myths About Selling A Small Business: Useful Tips Before Selling A Business

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   There are many myths associated with the process of selling a small business and some of them can actually cause deals to fall through. Don't let your sale be compromised, be aware of these common misconceptions related to the process of selling. Peter Siegel, MBA with BizBen explores this topic.
Structuring An Earn Out Earn Outs - Latest Feedback, Structuring An Earn Out

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   Using an earn out can benefit both buyer & seller of a business purchase. A recent question by a buyer in the BizBen ProBuy Program about the best way to structure a business earn out prompted me to ask a panel of BizBen Resources how they would deal with the buyers question on earn out structures.
When And How To Tell Employees When Selling A Business Selling A Business: When And How To Tell Employees

Posted By: Lee Petsas, Business Broker: Southern CA.   Lee Petsas a Southern California business broker writes about his experiences relating to when to tell employees the business is for sale or has been sold.
How To Buy A Business With No Money Down Buying A Small Business With No Money Down! Is This Possible?

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   In The New Economy that we are buying and selling and businesses in, finding funding can be the most challenging part of a sale. Many buyers will have limited funding and need to finance a good portion of the sale but what happens when a buyer has NO money? Peter Siegel with BizBen explains how.
Seller Financing When Selling A Business If You Plan To Offer Seller Financing: 3 Things You Need to Know

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   When selling your small business, offering seller financing is a great way to help your business standout from others on the market and it is also a good strategy to consider that can help you close a sale. If you plan to offer seller financing there are a number of things you need to know.

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