Niche Market Exit Planning Tips
Selling a Buildings Commercial and Industrial Moving and Raising Business
You've invested time, effort, and creativity into building your buildings commercial and industrial moving and raising business. Now it's time to put that same kind of focus into selling it.
The buildings commercial and industrial moving and raising business-for-sale marketplace is a nuanced environment, full of pitfalls for sellers who aren't prepared for its demands.
The business-for-sale market is extremely dynamic. Knowledgeable entrepreneurs understand that market timing isn't nearly as important as other factors in a buildings commercial and industrial moving and raising business sale. You just need to know your buyers and structure the deal accordingly.
There is a lot of work that needs to be done before you're ready to sell your buildings commercial and industrial moving and raising business. Perhaps the most important pre-sale consideration is to right-size your expectations to the realities of the market. Armed with a realistic timeframe and asking price, you can begin to consult with your broker about the best way to approach likely buyers.
Professional appraisers can use three methods to determine the value ofa buildings commercial and industrial moving and raising business: The income method, the asset method and the market method. While the income method uses anticipated revenues as a value basis, the asset method focuses on the company's capital, real estate and intellectual assets. In many sales, the most accurate valuation comes from the market method which determines value based on the recent sales of similar businesses. A good appraiser will often use multiple valuation methods to arrive at a reasonable estimate. Sellers should take note of the fact that all three valuation methods reward businesses that takes steps to increase assets and income.
Advantages of Hiring a Broker
A good broker can offer several benefits to business sellers. Right out of the gate, brokers know how to help their clients properly prepare their businesses for a sale. More importantly, brokers have the ability to identify serious buyers and maintain confidentiality throughout the sale process. Typical brokerage rates (a.k.a. success fees) run 10% of the final price - an expense that is usually recouped through a higher sales price and less time on the market.
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