Listing ID: 81491
Well established firm with longstanding and loyal clientele. The seller is flexible and will be available to assist as needed during the transition. Experienced and qualified staff in place. QuickBooks & Drake software are currently being used for the accounting and tax preparation services. This practice has been pre-qualifed by our lenders for outside bank financing. Additional funds for working capital and equipment as well as acquisition costs are available to qualified buyers.
- Asking Price: $546,051
- Cash Flow: N/A
- Gross Revenue: $496,410
- EBITDA: N/A
- FF&E: N/A
- Inventory: N/A
- Inventory Included: N/A
- Established: N/A
Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?
There are all types of reasons why people decide to sell businesses. Nonetheless, the genuine reason vs the one they tell you may be 2 absolutely different things. For instance, they might say "I have too many various commitments" or "I am retiring". For many sellers, these reasons stand. However, for some, these might simply be reasons to attempt to hide the reality of changing demographics, increased competition, recent reduction in incomes, or a variety of various other reasons. This is why it is very crucial that you not depend totally on a vendor's word, but instead, use the vendor's response in conjunction with your general due diligence. This will paint a more sensible image of the business's existing scenario.
Existing Debts and Future Obligations
If the existing company is in debt, which numerous businesses are, then you will certainly need to consider this when valuating/preparing your offer. Numerous operating businesses finance loans in order to cover items such as supplies, payroll, accounts payable, so on and so forth. Keep in mind that occasionally this can suggest that profit margins are too tight. Numerous companies fall under a revolving door of taking on debt as a way to pay back various other loans. In addition to debts, there may additionally be future obligations to take into consideration. There might be an outstanding lease on equipment or the building where the business resides. The business may have existing agreements with suppliers that have to be fulfilled or may cause penalties if terminated early.
Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics
Just how do companies in the area draw in new consumers? Often times, companies have repeat consumers, which form the core of their everyday earnings. Particular variables such as brand-new competitors sprouting up around the location, roadway building and construction, and also staff turnover can impact repeat customers and also negatively impact future earnings. One important point to think about is the area of the business. Is it in an extremely trafficked shopping mall, or is it hidden from the highway? Certainly, the more individuals that see the business often, the higher the chance to build a returning consumer base. A final thought is the general area demographics. Is the business located in a largely inhabited city, or is it situated on the edge of town? Just how might the local mean house income influence future earnings potential?