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Ready to Buy a Business – Your 401(k) could be your best friend!

Using 401(k) to buy a business solves a lot of financing problems. Buying a business is a complex and, at times, frustrating exercise. The easy part is finding a business worth buying. The difficult part is jumping thru hoops to get the business purchase financed....

Buying a Business:  What The Buyer Obtains

The vast majority of business purchases are defined as “asset” purchases. On some occasions, a buyer will actually buy the stock of the corporation. For our purposes here we will outline an Asset Purchase transaction showing what the buyer obtains when buying a...

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...

So You have a Deal to Buy a Business, now what?

Congratulations but don’t pop the champagne yet. Now is when the real work begins in your quest to buy a business. Essentially, there are 3 fundamental phases to orchestrate before your final takeover of the company. Keep in mind that each business or industry may...

IT Due Diligence when you Buy a Business

Intellectual Property Due Diligence (this includes information technology I.T.) when you buy a business is critical and often overlooked, along with the Intellectual Property element of Due Diligence. I.T. and Intellectual Property (IP) Due diligence are closely...

Business Sale: Tangible vs Intangible Assets a Quick Analysis

A mysterious part of buying a business is the intangible asset sale. 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...

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...

Small Business Administration (SBA) Lending to Buy a Business

The Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to be the primary source of financing when buying a business in Texas. Technically speaking the Small Business Administration loan is not a loan but actually a guarantee to a bank who actually provides the loan. It's...

Sale of Specialized Early Childhood Education Business

Sunbelt Business Brokers is pleased to announce the sale of a Houston,Texas area early childhood education and behavior management business. The business specializes in management of children with autism with the goal of main streaming the children into the...