Advice

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The best advice that I can give to anyone thinking of buying or selling a business is as follows.

Selling

  • Make sure you really want to sell your business.
  • Talk to family members and advisors before taking any action.
  • Get professional help. A business broker, an accountant and a lawyer is a smart idea.. They will help you reduce your risk.
  • Be patient. Don’t expect to sell overnight.
  • Provide an information pack on the business containing an overview of the business and its financials.
  • If you own a high risk business you may need to accept a lower price.

Buying

  • Make sure you are really suited to the business that you are buying and that you are committed to the idea long term.
  • Talk to family members and advisors before taking any action.
  • Get professional help. A Business Broker , an accountant and a lawyer is a smart idea.. They will help you reduce the risk.
  • Don’t buy a high risk business unless you really know what you are doing.
  • Have a plan of how to get out of the business in the event you may want to sell.
  • Follow through the process carefully looking to diminish your risk at every turn.
  • Obtain as much information as possible in writing.

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