Listing ID: 82581
DAVE SMITH ROOFING has been in business for over 40 years. This very reputable company is for sale due to the retirement of the owner. Business is also the dealer for Duro-Last membrane roofing that is considered one of the best roofing systems in the world. Sale includes some tool’s current and past client list, Company name and social media rights, and training by the current owners. Call Mark McQuirk at 406-880-7253/406-290-9704, or your real estate professional.
No Real Property – business opportunity only.
- Asking Price: $125,000
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Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?
There are all types of reasons individuals choose to sell companies. Nonetheless, the genuine factor vs the one they tell you might be 2 entirely different things. For instance, they might state "I have way too many various commitments" or "I am retiring". For numerous sellers, these reasons stand. But also, for some, these may just be excuses to try to hide the reality of altering demographics, increased competition, current reduction in profits, or a variety of various other factors. This is why it is very vital that you not count entirely on a seller's word, but instead, use the vendor's response combined with your overall due diligence. This will paint a more realistic image of the business's current circumstance.
Existing Debts and Future Obligations
If the existing entity is in debt, which many companies are, then you will certainly have reason to consider this when valuating/preparing your offer. Many businesses borrow money in order to cover items such as supplies, payroll, accounts payable, so on and so forth. Bear in mind that sometimes this can mean that profit margins are too thin. Many organisations come under a revolving door of taking on debt as a way to pay back other loans. In addition to debts, there may additionally be future obligations to consider. There may be an outstanding lease on equipment or the building where the business resides. The business may have existing agreements with suppliers that should be met or might lead to penalties if canceled early.
Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics
Just how do operating businesses in the area draw in new consumers? Many times, operating businesses have repeat clients, which develop the core of their daily earnings. Particular variables such as new competition growing up around the area, roadway building and construction, and employee turn over can affect repeat customers as well as adversely impact future earnings. One important thing to think about is the area of the business. Is it in a highly trafficked shopping mall, or is it concealed from the highway? Certainly, the more people that see the business regularly, the greater the possibility to build a returning customer base. A last idea is the basic area demographics. Is the business placed in a largely inhabited city, or is it located on the outskirts of town? How might the local mean home income impact future revenue potential?