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How to Buy a Business
WA

Hi, I answer some questions for free and offer a fee-based service as well for buyers for time consuming projects.

Jun 11, 2009
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Sharp Business Opportunities
San Diego County, CA

In reference to Douglas's post, I would hope most brokers, agent, and coaches are honest and don't make false promises. I'm sure you can find a good person to help you find a good business, if you have the money. I’m sure Douglas means well and he is right about being cautious. He is also right that not everyone is cut out to be in business but it seems you are taking a good approach by trying to find a reputable expert to help you. I appreciate your question and I will also look to some that responded as sources of information. Good luck and I hope to receive an update about your success.

Jun 10, 2009
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Soclof Business Brokers
Bergen County, NJ

Good Day
I just saw this e mail and have the following to ad. I apologize for being honest but here it goes. From your question I would tell you again honestly, you should not be looking to buy a business. This is not a bad thing, not everyone in the world is meant to be a business owner. Owning your own business - I do not care of it is a accounting practice or A corner deli. When you own your own business you will have obstacles and hurtles every day. This is what makes a business work and makes it profitable, dealing with the obstacles and learning how to manage your time on many different fronts. You will need resources accountant, lawyer and insurance to name a few. Your question concerns me for the lack of current resources you have.
I have been in business for myself since I have been 20, i have put many people into business and have seen this first hand that not all people are meant to own a business. Sure all brokers will want to sell you a business and promise you the world. But you need the truth, good luck and be cautious.

Jun 10, 2009
Satish Patel
Sunbelt Business Advisors
Middlesex County, MA
Premium Broker

Cary,
I recommend you meet with a business broker. At Sunbelt we take a consultative approach for example and try to understand the buyers needs as we educate them about the market place and the business available for sale.

Most business brokers are business advisors and see both start-ups as well as existing business. They understand the marketplace and also how much capital is required to purchase a profitable business in your area. They can help you build a target business criteria and a buyer profile so that you can meet your expectations and accomplish your goal of business ownership.

Please send me an email or call my office to set up a complimentary consultation.
Mandoni@sunbeltne.com, 617-945-5338.

Jun 9, 2009
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Small Business Underwriters
Founder

I'm not a broker, but once you find a business you like, I offer comprehensive analysis of the prospective business opportunity. Please visit my website to learn more, but I have extensive experience with small business acquisitions and small business lending matters.

May 29, 2009
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Vested Business Brokers
Senior Business Broker
Suffolk County, NY

Hii Cary,
As a Senior Business Broker I assist many people in the purchase or sale of therre business. I would welcom a call to discuss my qualifications in assisting you. 631-236-8068

May 28, 2009
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The Entrepreneur's Source
self employment specialist

well i'm sure by now you have seen or spoken to all of these people. Now is the time to try the #1 coaching company in the nation with 33% of the market and over 250 coaches across the country call me 508-567-1929

May 27, 2009
Steven St
World Business Partners, Inc
Los Angeles County, CA

OK Richard from www.Diomo.com is good. I read one of his ebooks years ago and it's still one of the better business buying books on the market.

I would also highly recommend going to your local SBA office and signing up for SCORE. The SBA offer free advice from retired business owners in YOUR area and maybe in the type of business you are looking to buy, free advice from professors and industry analyst. It probably the best advice you can get and its all free! VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED if you are serious about buying a business.

Apr 25, 2009
Andrew Cagnetta
Transworld Business Brokers, LLC.
FL
Premium Broker

If you want an great business coach....Richard is the guy!!!

Apr 13, 2009
Richard Parker (Richie)
Diomo Corporation
Business Buyer Advisor and Consultant
Broward County, FL

Dear Cary,

I am certain we can assist you either through our own firm, or by providing you with some recommended resources. Feel free to visit our website and then use the form on the "contact us" page. Mention that you would like your email directed to me and I will be happy to assist you.

Apr 12, 2009
Eddie Holford
EnterEcom
President
Clackamas County, OR

You can subscribe to this service which will give you multiple experts to walk you through the process. Then help you with ever aspect of growing your business. http://www.ilearningglobal.biz/enterecom

Apr 12, 2009
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The BAF Group LLC
MD

Happy to. When should we talk? Don Barrick - 410-715-0700

Apr 10, 2009

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