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Looking for the right business. I have some money to put down but will need financing. Where do I start?

Looking for the best Return on Investment. What should I be looking for? How can I make sure the numbers are legit. I want to minimize as much risk as possible. Please advise. Thank you.

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Apr 26, 2010
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New York County, NY

Vested Business Brokers' Basic Steps to Buy a Business
Initial Consultation-Learn about how Vested's processes work to help you buy a business
You will want to have a one-on-one consultation via phone with a Vested Business Broker consultant, Joseph Di Bello ( to discuss all of your questions and concerns regarding the processes involved for Vested to help you buy the right business for sale. Joseph is trained to help you with your business concerns as well as your personal concerns. We realize that you are making both a financial and lifestyle decision, and the more we understand your needs, the better we will be able to help you buy the right business for sale.
FREE Buyer Registration-View confidential information about a business for sale
Once all of your concerns have been addressed and you have decided to proceed to use Vested in your quest to buy a business, your Vested Business Broker will help you to register as a business buyer at no charge. This is so you can view all the confidential financial information that you will ultimately need to see in order to feel comfortable when you buy a business.
You will need to either sign a one page confidentiality agreement also referred to as (NDA) non disclosure agreement electronically, or if you prefer, you can fax in the agreement (877-735-7505). In the agreement you promise not to disclose to anyone else any confidential information we may show you about any Vested listed business for sale.
Buyer Profile-Automation that helps you buy a business
Your Vested Business Broker will work with you to create your "buyer profile." This process helps make your search to buy a business more successful. Vested Business Brokers bring in new business for sale listings every day and your completed buyer profile will help our database to automatically flag any new listing that may be a good fit for you. When this happens, both you and your business broker are notified that there is a new small business for sale that you should take a look at.
Viewing Listings-Start online and then request an address of a business for sale
After you and your broker complete your buyer profile and enter it into the system, you can review each business for sale that the system recommends online. We also encourage you to browse through our listings of businesses for sale because often a registered business buyer believes he or she wants to buy a business of one type but ends up buying a business of another type that they simply just didn't think of.
Whenever you have looked in the database at a business for sale that you think may be a good fit, your Vested professional will provide you with the address of the listing so you can do a "drive by." If you prefer, your business broker will go along with you to take a look at the business for sale and address any questions about it that you may have.
Offer To Purchase-Making an offer on a business for sale
If a business for sale seems to be a fit and you have had a chance to think about making an offer (sometimes you may have to make several visits to the business to be certain), your broker will help you fill out a Letter of Intent. The LOI details the price and terms at which you would like to purchase the business for sale and sets the timeframe for due diligence (see below). Here your broker's experience will help you structure and make your best offer.
Due Diligence-Verifying the financials of a business for sale
Once your offer has been accepted, you will conduct a period of research on the business called due diligence. Basically, the process of due diligence takes place over a set period of time where you work with the seller to verify the financials of the business for sale as well as learn the inner workings of the business. Due diligence typically takes two weeks. A buyer should always bring in an attorney and accountant to help during this phase of the purchase. Your broker will be available to assist you during the due diligence process in every way.
Contract & Closing-Your dream to buy a business becomes reality
Following a successful due diligence period in which all of your concerns have been addressed, a contract will be drawn up between you and the seller. Typically, this is done by the attorneys on both sides of the deal. If the contract satisfies all the contingencies you have set forth, you and the seller can sign it and set a closing date. At closing, the business will officially change hands and you will have realized your dream to buy a business. Vested Business Brokers are available for you every step of the way to ensure that you are making informed decisions.
Joseph Di Bello 508-965-8848

Apr 25, 2010
Frank Fitton
Director of Social Marketing
Palm Beach County, FL

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Apr 22, 2010
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Hi, decide on what type of business you would like to purchase and the budget you are willing to spend. Some businesses will not offer financing, but, many will based upon how much you put down. Depending on how long the business has been in operation, ask for P/L statements for the last 3 years. It will give you an idea as to what they took in per month and how they spent their money to make their business grow. You may need to sign Non Disclosure forms to get the information, as most people don't want to give out financial information to someone who is not seriously interested. If you give me an idea as to what you are looking to make per year and a down payment, I may be able to make a few suggestions. You can contact me at Either way, good luck in your search.

Apr 21, 2010
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Apr 21, 2010
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Biz2Credit LLC
New York County, NY


If you are planning to buy an existing business, the best way is to take last 2-3 yrs of business tax returns and get a 4506T done. This will help you to get legit nos as well as arrive at a fair valuation. This will also help you to start the financing process. Biz2Credit have over 75 banks and 130 products to match your varied business credit needs across the country. You can fill out a free loan application on and see your options and decide to work with lenders either on your own or through a dedicated case manager from Biz2Credit at a low monthly cost. Once you get matched with a lender, you can use the document management system to upload and maintain all the documents, share it with lenders and other partners you work with. Also being a registered member helps you to get free updates on new lenders,lending product and tools to build and manage your business credit from our partner, Dun & Bradstreet.

Apr 21, 2010
Robert Cutler
New York County, NY

Amin, you should start by putting together an acquisition team to assist you in the acquisition process. In the very least you will need an accountant and an attorney. Your acquisition team will be able to help you diligence the business to make sure that the numbers and legal aspects of the business are legit.

Apr 20, 2010