Buy a Business in Illinois

Palatine, Illinois Buy a Business

Buying a Palatine, Illinois business? Smart move! While you won't get the experience of starting a business on your own, buying an existing Palatine, IL business is a low-risk proposition compared to starting from scratch.

The process of finding, vetting and buying a business in Palatine starts with knowledge of national and local business-for-sale resources.

Prior to buying a business, read as much as you can about how it's done. Read our Hold Harmless Agreements When Buying a Business article in order to become a more savvy shopper for businesses to buy and to to get up to speed on the business buying process. That's one of many buying a business articles you can find here.

Businesses for Sale in Palatine

OK, it's time to get to our list of resources for buying a business in Palatine, Illinois. Below, you will find referrals for buying a Palatine company that can set you on the path to owning your own business.

Online Business-for-Sale Marketplaces

Before you contact local business brokers, we recommend you start with Palatine business-for-sale listings at an aggregator site. These sites receive business-for-sale listings from Palatine business brokers. They also have many FSBO (for sale by owner) listings. Here are our resources for online business-for-sale marketplaces that we recommend you consider:

  • BizBuySell - Check out BizBuySell's list of Illinois Businesses for Sale. Widely recognized at the leading online business-for-sale marketplace, they showcase over 50,000 business listings for sale. They usually have many Palatine businesses for sale, as well as business-for-sale listings in nearby communities.

Local Palatine Business Brokers

After reviewing BizBuySell's listings to find a business to buy, local Palatine business brokers are the best people to talk to when buying a Palatine business. They have many local listings and they will typically sit down with you, understand your needs and then make suggestions on which businesses might be most appropriate for you to buy. Here are some local Palatine business brokerage firms you should talk to:

Christman Group LLC
4811 Emerson Avenue
Suite 210
Palatine, Illinois 60067
Phone: (847) 303-6554
Fax: (847) 303-6951


  • Richard Jackim

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