Seller Financing in the Sale of a Business, is it Always Required?

Seller Financing in the Sale of a Business, is it Always Required?

A common question business owners have “Is seller financing (carrying a seller note) the only option for selling a small to mid-sized business?”  The answer is NO.   A common practice…

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What’s the Value of Using a Business Broker?  A million dollars to this business owner!  

What’s the Value of Using a Business Broker?  A million dollars to this business owner!  

What’s the real value of using a business broker to a business owner/seller? Is it generating inquiries and bringing buyers to the table, drafting the purchase agreement, negotiating the deal…

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Minimizing Taxes without Adversely Affecting Business Value

Minimizing Taxes without Adversely Affecting Business Value

As business brokers, we work with a variety of business owners selling their businesses; and in the course of working with them, we have found a number of common misconceptions. …

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Will Prime Rate Increases Affect Small & Mid-Sized Business Sales and Acquisitions?

Will Prime Rate Increases Affect Small & Mid-Sized Business Sales and Acquisitions?

As professional business brokers, we follow the prime rate and SBA loan rates closely.  From March 2020 through March 2022 we enjoyed a prime rate at a historic low of…

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7 Tips To Achieve Maximum Value For Your Manufacturing Company

7 Tips To Achieve Maximum Value For Your Manufacturing Company

Manufacturing businesses have historically been in high demand for acquisition by both entrepreneurs and Equity Groups. Consequently, manufacturing companies such as machine shops, production manufacturing, contract manufacturing, assembly companies, equipment…

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Now Is The Best Time To Sell Or Buy A Business

Now Is The Best Time To Sell Or Buy A Business

Bill Grunau has been an Orange County business broker for over 20 years and as the founder of Pacific Business Sales. Recently, he did an informative podcast with Mark Imperial…

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How to Pick the Right-Best Business Broker to Sell Your Business

How to Pick the Right-Best Business Broker to Sell Your Business

After making the decision that you are ready to sell and the time is right, the next most important decision is who will represent you in the sale of your…

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7 Ways to Minimize Taxes When Selling your Business

7 Ways to Minimize Taxes When Selling your Business

Most business owners are focused on the value or selling price of their business, but something often overlooked early on is the tax consequences of selling their business and what…

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5 SBA Loan Myths + 7 Steps to Getting an SBA loan for Business Buyers-Sellers

5 SBA Loan Myths + 7 Steps to Getting an SBA loan for Business Buyers-Sellers

SBA financing is a win-win for business buyers and sellers.  Getting an SBA Loan to buy or finance the sale of a business is a great way for buyers to…

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