November 22, 2019  
 
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Selling a Lawn Mowing Commercial Business

There's a right way and a wrong way to sell a lawn mowing commercial business these days. More than ever before, it's important for sellers to know the tactics and techniques that are being used to maximize sales price and achieve desired sale outcomes.

Most business sellers are interested in disposing of their businesses as quickly as possible. But that's not how a lawn mowing commercial business sale works.
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Fortunately for sellers, forward-thinking entrepreneurs continue to be attracted to lawn mowing commercial businesses that exhibit strong financials and potential for future growth.

Preparing for What's Next

What will happen if your lawn mowing commercial business is a success? If you aren't sure what's next, you could be in trouble because future plans and selling strategy are inextricably connected. In today's market, many buyers expect seller financing - a concession that might not be a possibility for sellers whose next step requires the entire proceeds at the time of the sale.

Finding Lawn Mowing Commercial Business Buyers

Qualified lawn mowing commercial business buyers come from a range of sources and backgrounds. To cover all your bases, you'll need to conduct a broad buyer search process. Although it's helpful to target promotional tactics to likely buyers, allow for some exposure to the broader market. Sellers should also recognize the value of promoting their sale in trusted business networks, carefully balancing the need for confidentiality with the promotional potential of their contact base.

Legal Considerations

There is no way around the requirement to hire professional legal assistance when you sell your lawn mowing commercial business. A good lawyer serves a variety of functions during the process. In addition to reviewing the letter of intent, sales contract, and other documents, your attorney should be capable of advising you about due diligence and the tax consequences of the sale. We recommend hiring an attorney early in the process to gain insights about the legal consequences of various sale outcomes.

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