Business Overview

This successful used auto sales lot with a 6-bay repair and inspection service center has been in business in NVA for 10-years. Located in a commercial warehouse the service center has a tall single garage door with approximately 5,000 sqft of space, high ceilings, and 6 lifts giving ample space for repair work and equipment. Outside, there are 50 parking spaces for car sales inventory..

The owner has two used care sellers who rent outdoor 20 of the outdoor spaces for their inventory and their rent plus repair business pays all the rent and utilities.

All technicians will stay with the business. Technicians are paid on a flat rate for each ticket and receive commission on parts sales. Included with the sale is all equipment websites, phone numbers and state inspection and exhaust repair license. However, the buyer must have a auto dealer license or immediately apply for a license and owner will stay until it is approved.

Business was started in 2011 and has made a profit each year. The Owner has two other businesses and for the last 5 years has operated this business as an absentee owner.
There are many competitors in the care sale and repair business. Having a repair and inspection station along with the car sales lot gives this business a distinct advantage.


  • Asking Price: $599,000
  • Cash Flow: $425,000
  • Gross Revenue: $4,200,000
  • FF&E: N/A
  • Inventory: $10,000
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: 2011

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:N/A
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:5
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
Is Support & Training Included:

2 weeks

Purpose For Selling:

other business interest

Additional Info

The venture was founded in 2011, making the business 11 years old.
The deal won't include inventory valued at $10,000*, which ins't included in the listing price.

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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Existing Debts and Future Obligations

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Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

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