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BizBen Releases: Sonoma County Businesses Sold Stats - 3/18

Total sales of Sonoma County small businesses sold were down 22.2% from last month and down 58.8% from the same time last year in Sonoma County.

March 2018 Sonoma County completed small business sales transactions are listed below along with key economic data that drove these Sonoma County specific small business stats:

Total March 2018 Sonoma County Small Businesses Sold: 14

March 2018 Sonoma County Small Businesses Sold By City: Guerneville 3, Petaluma 6, Rohnert Park 1, Sonoma 4

Percentage Decrease From Last Month: Down 22.2%

Percentage Decrease From This Time Last Year: Down 58.8%

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

February 2018:   18
January 2018:   36
December 2017:   52
November 2017:   23
October 2017:   31
September 2017:   30

Last Year's 2017 Total Small Businesses Sold For Sonoma County: 342

Total March 2018 Small Businesses Sold For All Of California: 1,196

Some Key Econonomic & Geographic Information That Affected Sales Of Sonoma County & California Small Businesses For March 2018:

  •  Consumer (Business Buyer) Sentiment - Up - More Likely To Buy A Business
  •  Home Prices Steady - Greater Access To Equity
  •  Interest Rates Remained The Same - More Likely To Use To Financing
  •  Retirement Savings - Downtrend - Less 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 - Downtrend - Less 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 Sonoma County go to: Sonoma County Businesses Sold Stats

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

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

1. Car Washes
2. Absentee Run Businesses
3. Gas Stations
4. Laundries - Card & Coin
5. eCommerce Websites
6. Healthy Food Restaurants
7. Adjusted Net Income Over $100K
8. Liquor Stores
9. C-Stores & Markets
10. Hospice Services
11. Specialty Retailers
12. FSBO's For Sale By Owners
13. Fast Food Restaurants
14. Yogurt Shops, Franchises
15. Consulting Services
16. Pizza Restaurants
17. Postal/Mail Box Stores
18. Smog Test Shops
19. Relocatable Businesses
20. Donut Stores

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 Sonoma County Small Business Stats And Information:

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

Phone: 866-270-6278

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