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Selling a Putting Greens Business

Business sellers have diverse personal and professional goals for the sale of their companies. But no matter what you expect from the sale of your putting greens business, it's in your best interest to maximize the sales price through the application of proven sales techniques.

Business sellers are notorious for second-guessing themselves about the right time to put their companies up for sale.

Many business owners don't know that putting greens businesses are still a hot commodity, to the extent that sellers have properly prepared them for the marketplace.

Team-Based Negotiation Strategies

Business sellers are sometimes surprised to find themselves in the position of negotiator-in-chief. When you sell your putting greens business, your business brokers may or may not be willing to conduct negotiations for you. A solo negotiation is a surefire way to may a tough job even tougher. A negotiation team comprised of trusted advisors and senior business leaders is essential in helping you devise a winning negotiation strategy. More importantly, a negotiation team can serve as a sounding board -- an objective presence that prohibits your personal emotions from clouding your judgment or sabotaging your efforts to negotiate a successful deal.

Selecting a Broker

Good business brokers inevitably produce better business sales. During the selection process, look for brokers with a proven track record of successful putting greens business sales. Take our word for it -- putting greens businesses are unique businesses and you need a broker who understands how to properly market your putting greens business to prospective buyers. The best brokers should also come with a list of references, a demonstrable track record and a proven plan for selling putting greens businesses.

The Emotions of a Business Sale

Business sellers sometimes struggle to handle the emotions of a sale. Be prepared to experience everything from elation to remorse during the sale of your business. It's important to allow yourself time to process your emotions during your exit. At the same time, it's helpful to consult with people who can help limit the influence of your emotions on negotiations and other aspects of the sale process.

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