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Confidentiality: Why Keeping A Deal Quiet Is Important To Business Sellers
Owners should keep the fact that they want to sell their small business confidential. Before releasing information to prospective buyers, buyers should commit to confidentiality in writing & should understand why it is important. Peter Siegel, MBA a ProBuy and ProSell Advisor with BizBen explains.  By Peter Siegel, MBA   View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts
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How Do I Sell My Business Without Getting Sued
A question sellers ask: how do I sell my business without getting sued, isn't a subject just for discussions with lawyers. A seller can take some precautions to reduce potential legal problems. Peter Siegel, MBA Founder Of BizBen and BizBen.com's ProBuy and ProSell Programs discusses this topic.  By Peter Siegel, MBA   View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts
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Key Tax Considerations: Deciding Between An Asset vs Stock Sale
There are a number of the critical tax-related factors which should be reviewed by a party with their legal and tax advisers in determining the best structure for a sale transaction, i.e., whether it should be an Asset Sale or a Stock Sale. Attorney William Ziprick, Esq covers this topic.  By Willliam Ziprick   View All Willliam Ziprick Blog Posts
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The Information And Details Of Obamacare For Small Business Owners
I don't know many small business owners that have the time to study and read through all 2,400 pages of the Obamacare bill, so I'm going to break it down here for you and give you the details of the bill that every small business owner needs to know.  By Peter Siegel, MBA   View All Peter Siegel, MBA Blog Posts
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What I Learned About Earn Outs - Advice From A Business Broker
Christina Lazuric, a business broker in Southern California explores earn-outs and her experiences of structuring one on her latest deal.  By Christina Lazuric, CBI   View All Christina Lazuric, CBI Blog Posts
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In Comes the Attorney - Dead Goes the Transaction?
If you talk to any business broker that has been in the industry for more than a year or two, they've had at least a couple of good transactions go south as soon as the buyer or seller involved an attorney. Tawnya Gilreath discusses this topic in her recent BizBen.com article.  By Tawnya Gilreath, JD, CBI   View All Tawnya Gilreath, JD, CBI Blog Posts
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Visas Strategy Defined For Those Thinking Of Buying A Business
Business Broker Christina Lazuric explain and define the different types of Visa's utilized to buy California small and mid-sized businesses for sale on the BizBen.com Blog.  By Christina Lazuric, CBI   View All Christina Lazuric, CBI Blog Posts
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Helpful Resources To Assist In Selling And Buying California Businesses
Jim Saxton, Liquor License Broker & Consultant - SF Bay Area

20 years experience of local governmental requirements, such as Police Departments, Zoning / Planning Departments, and ABC District Offices, my company Liquor Licenses of SF Bay Area is very qualified to resolve all of your concerns during the liquor license transfer process. Call 925-787-0770 Cell.

Jenny Lee, Business Broker - Dry Cleaning Specialist

Southern California Business brokerage services. Specializing in Dry Cleaning businesses throughout Southern California. Assisting buyers and sellers of dry cleaning businesses.

Cliff Chang, Car Wash Broker - Southern California

Car wash broker services in Southern California since 1989.

Louise Dawson, Business Broker, at Business Investment Management

Louise Dawson Has Been In The Restaurant Industry For Nearly Two Decades. She Has Been An Owner Of Two Successful Restaurants And A Large Catering Company And Believes That You Have To Have Owned A Restaurant To Fully Understand How To Serve Your Clients. Louise Only Works Within The Restaurant ...

Houmehr Panoussi, Business Broker: LA County, Antelope Valley

Houmehr Panoussi, Business Broker. Liberty Business Advisors is a full service business consulting & brokerage firm specializing in business sales, mergers & acquisitions of privately held companies and businesses. We offer a range of services that go beyond a traditional business brokerage firm.

James Jang, Business Broker - Southern California

Selling These Types Of Businesses: Liquor Stores, Markets, Retail Related, Service Related; In These Counties: Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County.

Mike Bauman, Business Broker: Los Angeles County, South Bay

Aspire Realty Advisors is a full service commercial real estate firm specializing in commercial property sales and leaseholds. Additionally, we are one of the highest rated and most successful business brokerage firms serving Los Angeles County.

Bill Corley, Business Broker - Laundry Specialist

Cal Laundry provides expert services to new Laundry investors and existing Laundry operators alike. With over 35 years in the Laundry Industry, we have assisted hundreds of clients in the evaluation of Laundry Business purchases and the development of new and remodeled Laundromats.


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What Are The Pros and Cons Of Buying A Restaurant In An Industrial Park?

Are restaurants (deli's, sandwich shops, snack shops, food services) in Industrial Parks good investments for business buyers? Joe Ranieri (Orange County Restaurant Broker) at 714-292-5448 takes a looks at the Pros and Cons of buying a restaurant in an industrial park on this BizBen Discussion post.

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Joe Ranieri, (Orange County Business Broker) discusses how to convert restaurants: buy an existing inexpensive restaurant and then converting it to another concept. He discusses finding the right location, working with the landlord, notifying existing clients, and observing restaurant trends.

Financing A Business Purchase With Limited Or No Real Estate Collateral

In my experience working with the "right banks and financial institutions" repayment ability sometimes overrules collateral pledged by someone needing financing for a business purchase or a down payment. Peter Siegel, MBA (Business Purchase Financing Expert) at 925-785-3118 shares his experience.

Pricing A Small Business For Sale - Several Factors Play A Valuation Role!

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Is Your First Offer Received Usually The Best Offer When Selling A Business?

Should you accept that first offer when selling a business? Brokers and agents agree that the first 30 days are probably the most critical when selling a small business - but should you take that first offer? Joe Ranieri (Orange and LA County Business Broker) starts this great Discussion on BizBen.

How Many Listings Is Too Many For One Broker To Handle? Is It 5? 10? 20?

Peter Siegel, MBA in this Vlog/Podcast discusses how many listings is too many for one business broker to handle at one time. Is it 5 is it 20? I recently had a coaching call with one of my BizBen broker clients who asked that question this week. There are many factors that go into the answer.

Are Home Health Care Businesses Good Investments? What About Future Growth?

A buyer contacted me about financing (the purchase of) a home healthcare business and asked me about the future of this industry - I take on this question in a BizBen Discussion. Reach Peter Siegel, MBA (BizBen Founder, ProBuy/ProSell Program Director & Advisor at BizBen) direct at 925-785-3118.