How to Buy a Business

Buying a business

How to buy a business: so you've dreamt of being your own boss, of owning your own business. Buying a business is always easier and safer than starting one from scratch. As well as cashflow from day one, you get proven products and systems and get to see how the business has performed in the past. So let the seasoned entrepreneurs take the risk, develop the market, and find out what works and what doesn't.

The process for Buying a Business

buying a business process


What you need to know before you Buy a Business


Why buy an existing business?

By buying a business that already exists you get:
existing customers and cashflow  A customer base - this means cash flow from day one.
proven products and services  Accepted products and/or services. They have already been developed.
experienced staff  Experienced and skilled staff who understand the business.
business systems  Systems that keep the customers coming and the cash flowing.
business history  History - the previous owner has operated this business and will have financial records on its performance.


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How to Buy a Business

The 9 steps to Buying a Business

1. Owning a business - self assessment
2. Determine your budget when buying a business
3. Select an accountant and a solicitor
4. Searching to buy a business
5. Finding the right business to buy
6. Getting the facts - due diligence
7. Decision time when buying a business
8. Owning a business - the next day
9. Enjoying your new business

Further articles:
Buying a restaurant or cafe for sale opportunity
Buying a hotel or motel for sale opportunity
Buying a shop or retail business for sale opportunity
Buying a manufacturing business for sale opportunity


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