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Business Broker: Working with Real Estate Agents

Business Broker: Working with Real Estate Agents

The Business Broker and Real Estate Agents Professional business brokers are still a relatively unknown breed. Many business owners, especially the owners of Main Street businesses, have no idea that professional business brokers exist or what they do. This means that if you’re a business broker – or want to

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Main Street vs Middle Market: What’s the Difference?

Main Street vs Middle Market: What's the Difference?

What’s the Difference Between “Main Street” and “Middle Market” Businesses? Even within the business brokerage and M&A industry, there is no standard definition of a Main Street business or a Middle Market business. Ask ten brokers or advisors – or ten accountants or attorneys – and you’ll get ten different

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Selling a Business? Payables, Receivables, etc.

Selling a Business? Payables, Receivables, etc.

If you’re considering selling a business, let’s discuss some of the myriad issues involved. From taxes and financing instruments to training the buyer and keeping the transaction confidential, there are dozens of issues that must be considered when it comes time to think about selling a business. We’re going to

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Buying a Business? Read the Lease Carefully!

Buying a Business? Read the Lease Carefully!

How do Lease Terms Impact the Business? If you’re buying a business, what should you look for in the lease? Well, that depends. Let’s examine some of the issues. The most obvious one is the rental rate. If the business you’re buying leases its location from an unrelated party –

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