July 11, 2020  
 
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We hear from a lot of business owners who are timid about listing their home parties business. Despite the mood of the market, we think there are still opportunities to receive a good price for your home parties business. Here's what you need to know . . .

The process of selling a home parties business can be one of the most stressful experiences of your entrepreneurial career.
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In a skittish economy, home parties business sellers can access several strategies to receive fair market value from entrepreneurs who understand the value of a good business investment.

Signs You're in Over Your Head

Many home parties business are tempted to save brokerage fees by selling their businesses on their own. Without brokerage, the risk of your sale going off-course is increased. As a rule, no business should sit on the market for more than six months without attracting the interest of at least a handful of qualified buyers. Likewise, if buyers seem to express interest but quickly exit when you quote the asking price, it's a sign that your home parties business is priced out of the market. The remedy is professional brokerage or a consultation with more experienced sellers.

Equipment and Inventory Concerns

It's incumbent on buyers to commission their own appraisal of your home parties business's physical assets. Most sellers, however, conduct a pre-sale appraisal to gain an accurate gauge of asset value prior to negotiations. A pre-sale appraisal is a prerequisite for because it offers insights about your assets' market value before you initiate conversations with prospective buyers. During your appraisal process, you should also note the condition of your assets. Cost-effective repairs can then be made before your list your home parties business.

What to Expect in a Home Parties Business Sale

It's impossible to predict the emotional highs and lows you will experience during the sale of your home parties business. Given your personal investment, you may also experience disappointment in the market's assessment of your company's value. Although it isn't easy, you can mitigate the emotional impact of a home parties business sale by setting realistic expectations before you list your business.

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