Saturday, October 25, 2014

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What Do Buyers Really Want to Know?

Before answering the question, it makes sense to first ask why people want to be in business for themselves. What are their motives? There have been many surveys addressing this question. The words may be different, but the idea behind them and the order in which they are listed are almost always the same.

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A Buyer's Quandary

Statistics reveal that out of about 15 would-be business buyers, only one will actually buy a business. It is important that potential sellers be knowledgeable on what buyers go through to actually become business owners. This is especially true for those who have started their own business or have forgotten what they went thorough prior to buying their business.

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Dispelling a Buyer Myth

Most prospective business buyers really don't know from the outset the exact type of business they want to buy. Experienced business brokers and intermediaries know that many business buyers end up with what is sometimes a far cry from what first captured their imagination.

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Today's Business Buyer: A Profile

Today's independent business marketplace attracts a wide variety of buyers eager for a piece of ownership action. Buyers of small businesses are most likely replacing lost jobs or searching for a happier alternative to corporate life. Buyers of mid-sized and large operations are, typically, private investment companies seeking businesses to build and eventually sell for a profit.

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Why Do Deals Fall Apart?

In many cases, the buyer and seller reach a tentative agreement on the sale of the business, only to have it fall apart. There are reasons this happens, and, once understood, many of the worst deal-smashers can be avoided.

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The Value of a Business: Get to the Heart of the Matter

To find the real value of a business, we must go to its very heart: the attitude, work habits, managerial style, customer/marketplace savvy, and community reputation of the person in charge.

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Selling a Business: How Long Does It Take?

Why does it take so long to sell a business?  Price and terms are the biggest reasons.

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What Is a Company Worth?

This question can only be answered by addressing other related questions, specifically: Who’s asking and for what purpose?

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Creating Value in Privately Held Companies

Creating value in the privately held company makes sense whether the owner is considering selling the business, plans on continuing to operate the business, or hopes to have the company remain in the family. 

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Today's Business Buyer

For a business to sell, there has to be a seller - and a buyer. The buyer of today is a bit different than the one of yesterday. Today's buyer is not a risk-taker, is concerned about the financials, and seems to be overly concerned about price. Unfortunately, buyers have to understand that they cannot buy someone else's financial statements.

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Jim Tharp Realty is located in Columbus, Ohio.   Business Brokers Since 1969, we have been bringing Buyers and Sellers together for over 40 Years.  The Managing Partner of our office,  Frank Nunziata, has over 30 years of extensive experience in accounting, sales, marketing and business operations. We serve Central Ohio in the following Ohio counties: Franklin County, Delaware County, Richland County, Marion County, Union County, Licking County, Pickaway County and Fairfield County.

Helping People Buy & Sell Businesses: We help business owners prepare for the transition of their business through exit planning and business valuation.  In addition, our Business Brokers assist owners to prepare their business for sale, manage through a successful sale and coordinate the closing process. We help individual Buyers find the right business for them; one that fits their skills and their financial capabilities.

If you’re a business owner, you know that operating a successful business is an all-consuming task. You have likely invested a great deal of time, energy and resources into your business.

At Jim Tharp Realty, our job is to make that investment count when it comes time for you to sell your business.   We help guide you through the entire selling process.  We take care of the marketing, the interviewing and qualifying of buyers, and coordination of tasks and information.  While we find a suitable buyer to carry on your hard work, you are free to do what you do best -- run your business.

 
 
 
Buy a Business Working with a Jim Tharp Realty Business Broker means you will have the elite in Business Brokering at your side, ensuring you the highest chance of successfully acquiring your dream business. Working with you every step of the way, a Jim Tharp Realty Business Broker will help you through the precarious process of buying a business – regardless of whether you are a seasoned Buyer or this is your first business.
Sell Your Business When selling your business, you need to have an expert Business Broker. Trusting the sale of your business to anyone else could end up permanently damaging the value of your business. Confidentiality is of absolute importance in selling your business. Selling a business without anyone finding out your business is for sale requires a specialized skill - a skill that has been perfected at Jim Tharp Realty since 1969 with over 1,000 businesses successfully sold.
Businesses For Sale We invite you to browse through our current listings.  Just click the "Businesses For Sale” button.

If you are thinking about selling or buying a business, call us for a free and confidential consultation. We look forward to working with you!
 

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