Listing ID: 84100
This shop has NO delivery, closed Sundays with an easy menu. It is located near a university. Rent only $1250/mo., sales $32,000/ mo., price $149,900 with $45,000 down
- Asking Price: $145,900
- Cash Flow: $84,000
- Gross Revenue: $384,000
- EBITDA: N/A
- FF&E: N/A
- Inventory: N/A
- Inventory Included: N/A
- Established: N/A
1200 sq. ft. (approx.) store located in a free-standing building with ample parking.
Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?
There are all kinds of reasons why people choose to sell companies. Nevertheless, the genuine factor and the one they tell you may be 2 entirely different things. For instance, they might say "I have a lot of various responsibilities" or "I am retiring". For lots of sellers, these reasons are valid. But also, for some, these might simply be excuses to try to hide the reality of transforming demographics, increased competition, recent decrease in earnings, or an array of various other factors. This is why it is very essential that you not rely completely on a seller's word, however rather, make use of the vendor's solution along with your overall due diligence. This will paint an extra practical image of the business's present situation.
Existing Debts and Future Obligations
If the existing business is in debt, which lots of businesses are, then you will need to consider this when valuating/preparing your offer. Numerous companies take out loans in order to cover items such as supplies, payroll, accounts payable, etc. Remember that sometimes this can imply that revenue margins are too tight. Numerous businesses 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 commitments to think about. There may be an outstanding lease on tools or the structure where the business resides. The business might have existing agreements with vendors that must be fulfilled or may cause penalties if canceled early.
Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics
Just how do operating businesses in the location draw in new customers? Many times, operating businesses have repeat consumers, which form the core of their daily revenues. Certain aspects such as new competition sprouting up around the area, roadway construction, and personnel turn over can affect repeat customers as well as adversely affect future incomes. One important thing to take into consideration is the location of the business. Is it in a highly trafficked shopping center, or is it hidden from the main road? Obviously, the more individuals that see the business often, the better the possibility to build a returning customer base. A last thought is the basic area demographics. Is the business situated in a largely populated city, or is it located on the outside border of town? Just how might the local median family earnings influence future income potential?