November 17, 2019  
 
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Selling an Aircraft Flight Training Equipment Business

Does the economy have you down? For exiting owners, the idea of listing their company now can be terrifying. Although it's going to take some work, there is a good chance you can still sell your company at or even above fair market value.

We're seeing a high volume of shadow inventory in the business-for-sale market.
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Yet what many sellers don't appreciate is that a down economy can present the perfect opportunity to sell a aircraft flight training equipment business.

What to Expect in an Aircraft Flight Training Equipment Business Sale

The sale of an aircraft flight training equipment business can be a rollercoaster of emotions. One minute you'll be elated at the possibility of moving on the next stage of your life and the next minute you'll be nostalgic about the memories of your time at the helm of your business. Many sellers experience discouragement during a long sale process. Although it isn't easy, you can mitigate the emotional impact of an aircraft flight training equipment business sale by setting realistic expectations before you list your business.

Business Assets

It's incumbent on buyers to commission their own appraisal of your aircraft flight training equipment business's physical assets. But you'll need to commission your own appraisal before you put your aircraft flight training equipment business on the market to arm yourself with information for the negotiation phase. A professional appraisal is a necessity because it gives you the information you need to negotiate a sale price. During your appraisal process, you should also note the condition of your assets. Cost-effective repairs can then be made before your list your aircraft flight training equipment business.

Working with Appraisers

An experienced appraiser is part and parcel of a successful aircraft flight training equipment business sale. By hiring an appraiser to conduct a thorough appraisal of tangible and non-tangible assets prior to listing, you get a measure of the true worth of your business. Although the appraised value of your business may not be the same as the sales price, you gain valuable insight that can be used to your advantage during negotiations. If you're disappointed with the appraiser's estimate of your company's worth, you have the option of seeking a second opinion. However, it's more often the case that you will need to adjust your expectations of your business's value to buyers.

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