Posts Tagged ‘Business’

Business Purchase Financing: SBA Backed Loans

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

SBA Backed Loans can be an option for financing a business purchase. Thanks to the U.S. Small Business Administration Loan Guarantee Program, favorable financing terms are available to business buyers. Similar to the terms of typical seller financing, SBA loans have long amortization periods (ten years), and up to 70 percent financing (more than usually…

Seller FAQs: Negotiations

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Every business owner knows that negotiations can be very stressful. However even with all your experience negotiating contracts and services, even the most experienced business owners may feel they are unprepared to negotiate the sale of their business. Here are some things to keep in mind during the negotiations for selling a business, according to…

Seller FAQs: Time

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Business owners are often looking to sell there business in the shortest amount of time possible. Because the sale of businesses is often compared to real estate sales, the expectation is often that the business will sell within a 30-60 day time frame. This is not an accurate expectation, and thus, it can take much…

Seller FAQs: Finding a Buyer

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Each Broker has a different method for marketing a business for sale and finding a buyer; some with greater success than others. However, generally speaking, the process typically involves targeting a specific type of buyer, creating a marketing package, and then distributing said marketing package to that specific type of buyer. While this may work,…

Buyer FAQs: Down Payment

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

One of the most common questions that our brokers get asked is: How much will I need for a down payment ? This amount will vary based upon a series of factors: Type of Business Seller’s Situation Buyer’s Down Payment Ability Typically speaking, the higher down payment offered by the buyer, the lower the total…