December 12, 2019  
 
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Selling a Generators Commercial and Industrial Business

In any market, there are sellers and then there are serious sellers. We'll give you the tools you need to be taken seriously when you decide to sell your generators commercial and industrial business.

Dire economic forecasts have forced many generators commercial and industrial business sellers into hibernation. Instead of listing their companies now, they're hanging back until they see signs of an economic recovery.
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In order to market a generators commercial and industrial business now, sellers need to make a strong case for buyers to purchase at or near the asking price.

Tips for Seller Financing

Capital is hard to come by these days. Financial institutions have tightened up their lending policies, making it difficult for inexperienced and undercapitalized entrepreneurs to buy generators commercial and industrial businesses. As a result, buyers expect sellers to finance a significant portion of the sale. As you prepare for the sale of your generators commercial and industrial business, expect to be asked to finance a substantial part of the sale price.

Sale Costs

In a generators commercial and industrial business sale, pricing is based on a number of factors, including the costs incurred during the sale. Good brokerage takes a 10% success fee off the top of the final sale price. Professional consultations can also represent a significant expense during the course of a generators commercial and industrial business sale. Furthermore, your time has value, so you may need to include a personal compensation consideration in your expense estimates.

Average Timeframes

From the day they decide to sell their company, the question that plagues many owners is how long it will take to sell their generators commercial and industrial business. Although asking price and other factors contribute to sale time, it's difficult to predict how long your business will be on the market before you locate the right buyer. On average, it takes a minimum of six months to prepare a generators commercial and industrial business for sale and many sellers spend a year or more positioning their business to command a higher price. Once your business is ready for the marketplace, it could take an additional six months to a year to locate the right buyer.

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