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Timing is Everything

Queensland Business Sales     Like most industries, business brokers have their share of quiet and busy times. Often this is dictated by timing, the local economy, interest rates, current affairs or simply by coincidence, when buyers and sellers could be active or just sit back and wait. These variables can have a major effect […]

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What is My Business Worth?

Queensland Business Sales   Over the years hundreds of business owners have suggest they know exactly how to value their business and what it would achieve. Generally they have been misled on an assumption that there is a simple calculation for their industry to arrive at the figure a buyer will agree to pay. If […]

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What To Expect From Business Brokers

Queensland Business Sales Those buying or selling a business should consider the numerous advantages of using the services of a business brokerage. Professional brokerages operate with experienced sales & administration teams to handle endless communications from buyers, sellers, solicitors, accountants, landlords and franchisors. They handle appraisals, preparation, marketing, buyer inquiries, inspections and contracts – they […]

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Baby Boomers

Queensland Business Sales In 2008 Australia was just three years away from the biggest small business sell-off in the country’s history as the first wave of baby boomers prepared to cash-in their decades of hard work for well-earned retirements. But in September 2008, when the US government allowed the investment bank Lehman Brothers to go […]

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What Makes Your Business Unique?

Queensland Business Sales     Almost every business has attributes that are unique. Whilst the financials of a business are important buyers will also look beyond them. If two similar businesses have the same financial status, what makes one different from the other? The factors that make a business unique will also make it more […]

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Does Your Business Have a Unique Selling Proposition?

Queensland Business Sales The interesting thing about a Unique Selling Proposition (USP) is that this unique attribute or feature doesn’t necessarily have to be unique to you, your product, or your services; you only have to create the perception that it is unique in the mind of the audience you are addressing. And if by […]

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Lifestyle Businesses – Do They Really Exist?

Queensland Business Sales I am pleased to report that business sales on the Sunshine Coast are currently strong and financial institutions are finally happy to lend money to business buyers. With record low interest rates and the Coast booming it’s certainly a fantastic time to invest! There’s no shortage of educated buyers that are focused […]

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What Do Buyers Expect?

Queensland Business Sales Buyers are a fussy lot; they have huge expectations and are often spoilt for choice. They get to choose from retail, wholesale, trade based, food related, health & fitness, service or tourism related businesses. Or they may be tempted to buy a franchise or home based business, or an online, managed or […]

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Think Big

  Queensland Business Sales Whilst chatting with old friends recently they mentioned they were bored with their jobs in middle management due to the lack of opportunity to better themselves and the insecurity of being employed. They are at cross roads and mentioned how wonderful it would be to own a business. Trying not to […]

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Franchising Code of Conduct Set To Get Easier

Queensland Business Sales It is great to see the federal government’s new simplified version of the Franchising Code of Conduct. The much improved document is effective from January 1st 2015 and is relevant to thousands of Sunshine Coast franchise owners. This comes at a time where we are seeing resurgence through strong buyer demand for […]

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