November 24, 2020  
 
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Selling a Carpet and Rug Inspection and Measuring Services Business

No one said selling your business in a depressed economy would be easy. Fortunately, a carpet and rug inspection and measuring services business sale isn't as scary as it seems.

You need to get a good price for your carpet and rug inspection and measuring services business. To get there, you'll need to set realistic expectations and follow a deliberate selling strategy.
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The business-for-sale market is extremely dynamic. So if you're waiting for the perfect market conditions to sell your carpet and rug inspection and measuring services business, you could be waiting a while. If your business is ready to be sold, the time to sell is now. To improve sale outcomes, you will simply need to tailor your carpet and rug inspection and measuring services business to today's buyers.

What to Expect in a Carpet & Rug Inspection & Measuring Services Business Sale

It's impossible to predict the emotional highs and lows you will experience during the sale of your carpet and rug inspection and measuring services business. Many sellers experience discouragement during a long sale process. Although it isn't easy, you can mitigate the emotional impact of a carpet and rug inspection and measuring services business sale by setting realistic expectations before you list your business.

Should I Hire a Business Broker?

When selling a carpet and rug inspection and measuring services business, you have two choices: Hire a broker to facilitate the sale or perform the sale unassisted. Although brokerage fees can be substantial, the right broker can reduce the amount of time your carpet and rug inspection and measuring services business sits on the market. You can also expect to receive a higher sales price for your business in a broker-assisted deal.

Negotiation 101

As a business seller, you have to be at the top of your negotiating game. Information is the key to a great carpet and rug inspection and measuring services business negotiation. But great negotiation begins with knowing yourself. What is the realistic price range for your carpet and rug inspection and measuring services business? What is the minimum amount you're willing to settle on? Are you willing to offer seller financing or other concessions to close the deal? If you can't answer these questions, you're simply not ready to sit down at the negotiation table yet. If you aren't sure what you need, put negotiations on hold until you gain a clearer understanding of your own deal parameters.

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