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Comments & Replies: 1     Views: 2719     Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA  Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, ProBuy/ProSell Program Director



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The laundry business is in demand by business buyers. I know business brokers and agents on BizBen who specialize only in the laundry business and they receive more calls and emails than you can imagine. The interest is so great that many brokers have potential buyers on waiting lists for one to come up for sale in their area. Here are some reasons for this immense interest and why you should consider buying a coin or card laundromat.

1. It's a simple business to run compared to most other businesses. Think about it, your clients do much of the work, and there is no complicated equipment or technology that must be learned or that require licenses to operate.

2. You donít have to worry about the business becoming obsolete anytime soon as we all have clothes and we all have to wash them.

3. It can be a very profitable business and who doesnít like collecting cash?

4. The coin laundry business is sometimes referred to as an "absentee run" business. This means as the owner you don't have to put in 40 hours a week. You can set your own hours and probably won't spend very much time in the facility.

5. Little management, few and possibly no employees depending on how much time you want to put in.

As you can see there are many reasons to buy a coin laundromat. If the above reasons appeal to you and you feel you have what it takes to be a laundry business owner check out some of our coin and card laundromat's for sale on BizBen.

If you need assistance in buying or selling a laundromat here is a comprehensive list of California laundry brokers, agents, advisors, consultants, etc.

If you have other reasons why a laundry business can be a good investment please comment above.


  Helpful Resources To Assist In Selling And Buying California Businesses
Brad Steinberg, Broker - Laundromat Specialists

PWS is the leading laundromat broker in California. Since 1968 PWS has brokered over 2,500 laundromat sales. With over 90 employees dedicated to the coin laundry industry, PWS has 18 licensed agents, a 3 person in-house finance department, 10 service technicians and a 20 person parts department.

Mike Hurrell, Broker: Coin & Card Laundry Specialist Brokerage

Providencia Properties Inc in association with Golden State Laundry Systems is a full service Coin Laundry Real Estate Broker. At GSLS you will receive personalized attention from our professional staff of coin laundry experts. To sell or buy a Southern CA laundromat call Mike at 310-223-2240 X209.

Diane Boudreau-Tschetter: Escrow & Bulk Sale Services - CA

California Business Escrow, Inc. is a full service independent escrow company serving all of California and has expertise in a wide range of escrows. Our team prides itself on providing an exceptional escrow experience. For more info phone Diane Boudreau-Tschetter at 888-383-3331 or 209-838-1100.

Chuck Post: Laundry Buyer Representation, Consulting, Due Diligence

Chuck Post has 32 years experience in the laundry industry, specializing in assisting laundry buyers (and entrepreneurs) with buying or starting up, building, re-tooling, laundries throughout California. Laundry buyer representation, consulting, due-diligence, lease negotiations, laundry valuations.

Larry Larsen: Laundry Consulting, Brokerage, Insurance - Southern California

I have over forty years of experience in the sales, ownership, management, and construction of coin laundries. He is a licensed broker active in the sale of coin laundries, a licensed insurance agent specializing in coin laundry insurance. Phone me at 714-630-9274 or 714-630-Wash.

Shalonda Chappel-Pilgram: Escrow & Bulk Sale Services - Southern California

Escrow services to brokers/agents, sellers, & buyers. Established 43 years. Extraordinary service. Experienced with handling difficult transactions. One stop for all your escrow needs: Bulk sales, lien searches, UCC searches, liquor license transfers, publishing & recording services. 951-808-3972.

Peter Siegel, MBA, BizBen Founder, Lead Facilitator - ProBuy, ProSell

Founder & President Of BizBen.com (since 1994) & BizBenNetwork.com. I am the Lead Facilitator for the ProSell & ProBuy Programs on both platforms. I consult daily with business buyers, owner/sellers, and intermediaries daily about buying and selling businesses. Reach me direct at 925-785-3118.

Janet Carrera: Escrow & Bulk Sale Service - SF Bay Area

Redwood Escrow Services, Inc. is a full service, licensed independent escrow company. We are EAFC Fidelity bonded, fully insured & licensed with the Department of Corporations. Committed to offering our clients the most comprehensive variety of escrow services available. Phone Janet at 510-247-0741.


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