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I have been in the contracting and engineering field for over thirty years. I bought and sold my firm and have worked in senior management for a national HVAC company. After selling my firm in 1999, I have been helping owners with consulting and actively representing buyers and sellers.
Founder Of BizBen.com (since 1994). I am the Lead Advisor for the ProSell, ProBuy, & ProIntermediary Programs. I consult daily with buyers, sellers, and brokers daily about buying and selling California small to mid-sized businesses. Call 925-785-3118.
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Business purchase financing expert & advisor (BizBen ProBuy, ProSell Program) Peter Siegel shares his views of getting SBA loan financing when buying or selling a business. This blog explains the nuances of the SBA loan process when considering business purchase financing or getting pre-qualified. Contributor: Peter Siegel, MBA
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. Contributor: Lee Petsas
First the dreaded statistic: 80% of all CA business buyers looking to buy a business in California never end up doing so! Peter Siegel, MBA BizBen.com Founder & ProBuy Director) covers successful tactics & strategies all business buyers of California small to mid-sized businesses should utilize now. Contributor: Peter Siegel, MBA
Should owners who offer a business for sale reveal to prospective buyers any income that is not recorded in the books? This is a controversial topic with arguments both for and against. Most business sales intermediaries believe if you don't pay tax on it, you can't claim it. Some sellers disagree. Contributor: Peter Siegel, MBA
When selling your small business, you'll be bombarded with questions - from the brilliant to the ridiculous. You need to be prepared. Here are some of the key questions you can expect to be asked. Tim Cunha (SF Bay Area Business Broker) reviews many of these possible questions from potential buyers. Contributor: Tim Cunha, JD
Lee Petsas (Southern California Business Broker) shares his concerns regarding some questionable business practices by some California Business Brokers lately. Other Business Brokers and Advisors weigh in as well on this BizBen Blog post with other "dirty tricks" they have observed and heard about. Contributor: Lee Petsas
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