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Investigate these 7 Points When Buying a Business

Buying a business can be a great move but it takes a lot of due diligence investigation. Due diligence is often thought of as “finding the bad stuff” but it is also important so that you understand what it will take to operate the business after you own it. OJT (on the job training) is […]

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Business Sale: Tangible vs Intangible Assets a Quick Analysis

We find a wide variety of views and preconceived notions about business value from individuals as they review a business sale. Most the time, the discussion turns quickly to the business assets. That inevitably leads to a discussion of Tangible and Intangible Assets. Investors involved in a business sale generally have a reasonable understanding of […]

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Buying a Business in Texas – Define Earnings and Profits First

When looking at buying a business in Texas and other parts of the U.S. there are many different terms used and the same term can be defined differently depending on who is using the term. In this post I’ll try to define some of the terms commonly used to represent the “earnings” or “profit” the […]

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How to Make an Offer to Purchase a Small Business

Buying a small business is a unique process in many ways. Here is a list of “elements” of a contingent offer that might make sense when considering a purchase. Contingencies are very important when making an offer. A buyer is not likely to get full access to all of the business books and records without […]

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