Buying a Business, and 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. 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:
A customer base - this means cash flow from day one.
Accepted products and/or services. They have already been developed.
Experienced and skilled staff who understand the business.
Systems that keep the customers coming and the cash flowing.
History - the previous owner has operated this business and will have financial records on its performance.

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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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