“Thanks for your professionalism during the negotiations and the final closing of the purchase.”

– Tony F. Bought an upscale/resort restaurant/bar.

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Share This:How To Sell a Business – In Five Easy Steps. NOT! Though you’ll find five tips and strategies on how to sell a business in this post, I’m just kidding about five “easy steps”. I mean, come on! Like hip replacement and peace in the Middle East, if it
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Share This:Do I need a License to be a Business Broker?? We get this question at least once a week; “Do I need a business brokers license?” The short answer is, “it depends”. First of all, I want to be clear that we’re talking about a professional license, like a
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