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BizBen Releases: Sonoma County Businesses Sold Stats - 7/18

Total sales of Sonoma County small businesses sold were down 17.6% from last month and up 33.3% from the same time last year in Sonoma County.

July 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 July 2018 Sonoma County Small Businesses Sold: 28

July 2018 Sonoma County Small Businesses Sold By City: Bodega Bay 1, Cloverdale 1, Forestville 1, Fulton 1, Guerneville 3, Healdsburg 3, Petaluma 3, Rohnert Park 1, Santa Rosa 9, Sonoma 4, Windsor 1

July 2018 Sonoma County Small Businesses Sold By City - Most Sales:

Santa Rosa9
Sonoma4
Petaluma3
Guerneville3
Healdsburg3

Percentage Decrease From Last Month: Down 17.6%

Percentage Increase From This Time Last Year: Up 33.3%

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

June 2018:   34
May 2018:   18
April 2018:   19
March 2018:   14
February 2018:   18
January 2018:   36

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

Total July 2018 Small Businesses Sold For All Of California: 1,340

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

  •  Consumer (Business Buyer) Sentiment - Up - More Likely To Buy A Business
  •  Corporate Employment Was Up - Less People Looking To Buy A Business
  •  Home Prices Moving Down - Less Access To Real Estate Equity
  •  Interest Rates Remained The Same - More Likely To Use To Financing
  •  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 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. Self Serve Car Washes
2. Gas Stations
3. Card & Coin Laundromats
4. Gas Stations
5. Liquor Stores
6. Convenience Stores
7. Pet/Dog Walking Service
8. Postal/Mail Box Stores
9. Online eCommerce
10. Hair Blow Bar Salon
11. FBSO's - For Sale By Owner
12. Fast Food Franchises
13. Salons And Spas
14. Smoke & Vape Shops
15. Vocational Schools
16. Absentee Run Businesses
17. Boba Shops
18. Pizza Restaurants
19. Adjusted Net Income Over $100K
20. Consulting Practices

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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