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BizBen Releases: Santa Barbara County Businesses Sold Stats - 12/17

Total sales of Santa Barbara County small businesses sold were up 233.3% from last month and up 11.1% from the same time last year in Santa Barbara County.

December 2017 Santa Barbara County completed small business sales transactions are listed below along with key economic data that drove these Santa Barbara County specific small business stats:

Total December 2017 Santa Barbara County Small Businesses Sold: 20

December 2017 Santa Barbara County Small Businesses Sold By City: Lompoc 4, Santa Barbara 10, Santa Maria 6

Percentage Increase From Last Month: Up 233.3%

Percentage Increase From This Time Last Year: Up 11.1%

Total Monthly Business For Sale Stats For Santa Barbara County - Last 6 Months:

November 2017:   6
October 2017:   6
September 2017:   12
August 2017:   7
July 2017:   17
June 2017:   11

Last Year's 2016 Total Small Businesses Sold For Santa Barbara County: 229

Total December 2017 Small Businesses Sold For All Of California: 1,492

Some Key Econonomic & Geographic Information That Affected Sales Of Santa Barbara County & California Small Businesses For December 2017:

  •  Consumer (Business Buyer) Sentiment - Up - More Likely To Buy A Business
  •  Home Prices Moving Up - More Access To Real Estate Equity
  •  Interest Rates Holding Steady
  •  Retirement Savings - Uptrend - More Access To Capital
  •  SBA Loan Financing Easier To Obtain To Buy A Business
  •  Small Business Owner (Seller) Sentiment - Up - More Likely To Sell
  •  Stock Prices / Market - Uptrend - More Access To Capital

To view all small business sold stats for all Counties and Cities in California go to: California Small Businesses Sold Stats - BizBen.com Index

To view all small business sold stats for all Santa Barbara County go to: Santa Barbara County Businesses Sold Stats

To view all current Santa Barbara County small businesses for sale & businesses wanted to buy requests go to: Santa Barbara County Small Businesses For Sale / Wanted To Buy

Most Popular Search Requests Of Small Business Types Wanted By Business Buyers For This Period:

1. Laundromats - Card & Coin
2. Car Washes - Self Serve
3. Absentee Run Businesses
4. eCommerce Websites
5. High Adjusted Net Businesses (Over $100K)
6. Convenience Stores
7. FBSO's - For Sale By Owner
8. Liquor Stores
9. Gas Stations
10. Service Based Businesses
11. Dry Cleaners
12. Hospice Services
13. Fast Food Restaurants
14. Manufacturers
15. Flooring Services
16. Postal, Shipping, Mail Box Stores
17. Wholesalers
18. Restaurants - Convert Concept
19. Auto Repair Shops
20. Niche Retailers

The BizBen.com Index has been collecting stats and information regarding California Small Business sales for over 15 years. The BizBen.com Index is part of BizBen.com (established over 25 years) - which currently lists over 10,000 active California small businesses for sale, businesses wanted to buy, blog, podcast, and resources for buying and selling small to mid-sized California businesses. Peter Siegel, MBA is the Founder and Director of BizBen.com & BizBuyFinancing.com and consults daily with business buyers, and owner/sellers on the topic of buying and selling small businesses throughout California.

For More Information Regarding These Santa Barbara County Small Business Stats And Information:

Contact: Peter Siegel, MBA, BizBen.com Index Director

Phone: 866-270-6278

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Joanne Weber, Broker - Preschool Specialist - Southern California

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