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Is it possible to purchase a business with no money down?

I would like to purchase a business but I have no money for down payment. Is it at all possible or should I give up the search?

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In limited and certain circumstances, YES , it is possible but you have get all the relevant things in place for that to happen.

Send me an e-mail with the sort of business you are interested in , which state, and if any, your experience in such industry to see what we can come up with


Mar 29, 2012
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Probably should give it up. Chances are any biz you could get with no money down would't be worth owning anyway. Honestly I might consider financing somebody (close family member or close associate) but I would want collateral and/or a committment to that they would run the biz as I did.
Honestly, I got very frustrated with family issues last year that I was willing to give my biz away. I turned to close associates of mine and offered them a deal of a lifetime. They did three things that killed the deal: They never proved to my satisfaction they had the determination and work ethic to do it right, they told me they were going to make major changes regarding our to go/delivery biz (NEVER tell someone who is successful and is going to finance you extensively that you are going to make major changes that may cause you to not make your payments. And the icing on the cake.... one of them said they were sick and tired of seeing the same customers every day. She said it made her stomach ill. As an owner I pray that people come in every day.

Mar 28, 2012
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I would never say never. But the real answer is yes, it is impossible. Others will tell you that you can, but it your odds are better at playing Lotto, in this economy. Moreover, you need money for at least the first three months of operating expenses. Please read our blog:
I think it would explain this issue, in a much more detailed manner.

Mar 28, 2012

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