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$27,000 Seller Financing
Established Real Estate Marketing Franchise Existing Homes & Land Franchise

Ames, IA

Homes & Land has been a proven marketing system for the real estate industry for over 40 years. A Franchise is a great way to start your own business with fewer risks relative to bare-bones Entrepreneurship. Homes & Land is also part of a very large, historically-stable segment of the U.S. and Canadian Economies. According to the NAHB, the U.S. Housing market typically contributes 17 to 18 percent to U.S. GDP. Another growing segment Homes & Land serves is the home improvement segment with consumer spending totaling $120.7B in 2012 according to Harvard's Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) report. We offer great products and services for the real estate market including: Full Size, Full Color Magazine Ads, a national real estate website, Featured Listings online, unique marketing tools and services, and much, much more.

Own an established Sears Retail Store in Estherville, Iowa! Own an established Sears Retail Business for less than startup!

Estherville, IA

Established SEARS HOMETOWN STORE for sale in Estherville, Iowa! This is a unique business model unlike any other opportunity. All inventory in the store is owned by Sears, which allows the buyer no investment expense toward inventory and lower risk for the owner operator. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in forming an alliance with one of the biggest names in retail, Sears. Do not wait, this opportunity will not last long!

Existing AAMCO Transmissions Franchise for Sale Great opportunity to own an existing AAMCO Transmissions!

Ames, IA

An exciting opportunity to own an existing car repair franchise in a growing industry! AAMCO is the world’s largest chain of transmission specialists and a leader in total car care services. AAMCO has over 675 automotive centers throughout the United States and Canada. Founded in 1962, AAMCO centers are proud to have served more than 45 million drivers. Own an existing car repair franchise in an established market! According to IBISWorld’s “Auto Mechanics in the US” market research report, the auto repair industry generates $62 billion in annual sales. The fact that no single brand controls more than 10% of the market share means AAMCO car repair franchises have a lot of room to leverage our iconic brand into a bigger share of the market.

Own an established Sears Retail Store in Iowa City, Iowa! Own an established Sears Retail Business for less than startup!

Iowa City, IA

Established SEARS HOMETOWN STORE for sale in Iowa City, Iowa! This is a unique business model unlike any other opportunity. All inventory in the store is owned by Sears, which allows the buyer no investment expense toward inventory and lower risk for the owner operator. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in forming an alliance with one of the biggest names in retail, Sears. Do not wait, this opportunity will not last long!

1 Year Free Rent, Selling For Only 1X Earnings Established Business. One Year Free Rent!

Ames, IA

SERIOUSLY MOTIVATED SELLER!! Seller willing to give a qualified buyer ONE (1) Year FREE RENT! Seller is currently 100% absentee yet pays a manager $50k! Take daily control of the operation yourself and you’ll walk into a business which is likely to make you up to $100k in the first year with some reduction in staff and the rent reprieve! Call us today to discuss these numbers and review the financials! As an owner, you WILL NOT work on cars. Our Owners are high level senior decision-makers who build relationships in the community, manage people, and lead highly skilled technicians. If you're tired of the corporate rat race, getting laid off, and working to put money into someone else’s pocket, this is YOUR business. You DO NOT need experience or a background in the automotive industry to succeed, as the franchise training is state of the art and comprehensive. The location has been in operation since 2002 with a great customer base and an incredible reputation. This is a super clean operation in 4400 sf with 6 bays and highly trained techs. State of the art equipment, Parts and inventory are included. The franchise is the No. 1 brand in the automotive industry and is the most recognized brand by the driving public. ************************** Our brand has an average Cost of Goods Sold (parts and labor) of approx. 44.5% of sales… Translation…there is a lot of money left over to pay your general bills and take home a large paycheck! This brand has established over 400 national fleet accounts, meaning you have an easy source of fleet business to contact and secure business from. Translation…you will always be busy if you work these accounts to their maximum potential. Incredible 4 week training program that is THE best in the country. Huge facility dedicated to making sure you will succeed in the business. AGAIN, YOU NEED NO AUTOMOTIVE EXPERIENCE!! Highly executed advertising and marketing…done for you! This brand has one of the largest advertising programs in the nation for auto repair on TV, RADIO, PRINT AND THE INTERNET! If you watch TV you’ve seen our ads! **Super low inventory required! **Few employees **Great lifestyle business so you can spend more time with your family. **Recession resistant industry. ************************** The seller and the franchisor wished us to keep this sale confidential which is why we are not publishing sensitive financial information or the name. Please look for an email that contains a link to our quick three-minute online non-disclosure agreement within five minutes of your submitting a request for information. Please check your emails, including spam/junk folders. ************************** Always verify all data with the seller and your professional advisors prior to putting any money at risk. ***Gross Sales and Cash Flow are approximate and/or projections.

$189,000 Cash Flow: $77,000
Fun to Own, Specialty Retail Shop - Ames, IA

Ames, IA

Attention nature enthusiasts – here is your chance to own a profitable nature store and supply business and allow you to enhance lives and build relationships with your customers and your community. This 17 year old business is located near a very busy intersection in Ames. This profitable business is known for its outstanding customer service and loyal customer base. The seller will provide on location training, and the franchisor will require and provide extensive training to a new buyer. The seller has impeccable books and records, and everything will be verified in due-diligence. The current owners have enjoyed operating this successful business, but are now looking for the right buyer so they can move into retirement. This is a great opportunity for a new owner. Be your own boss and take control of your future by doing what you enjoy and inspire customers with similar interests.

$24,785 Cash Flow: $11,605 Seller Financing
Tropical Sno

Ames, IA

Great family business! Pay for college or extra cash. Well established location and brand. Comes with everything to open a second location

$54,000 Cash Flow: $58,248
H's Pho - Vietnamese Restaurant

Waukee, IA

Restaurant specializing in authentic Vietnamese cuisine. The original Vietnamese recipes are used daily to prepare the delicious meals served to the continually growing customer base. The unmistakable flavor and aroma of these home cooked foods appeals to diners from the “bold and adventurous” to those that “just want a healthy and delicious” meal.

Seller Financing
Plastic Thermoforming & Injection


The Company specializes in custom plastic thermoforming, whose processes are a means of shaping thermoplastic sheet to conform to the contour of a mold through the use of heat and pressure, either positive or vacuum. It offers a full range of thermoforming techniques, trimming, and secondary operations, as well as world-class design, engineering, and production skills. To better fulfill customer requirements, the Company recently expanded to include injection molding capabilities to its list of thermoplastics manufacturing operations. The Company is a contract manufacturer of plastic parts to customers in the following market: medical equipment/devices, food and beverage, heavy equipment, as well as industrial equipment. Blue Chip Customers: Include Caterpillar, General Electric, and Invivo/Phillips to name a few The Company’s 100,000 square-foot manufacturing facility was established in 1985 and is owned by the shareholders. Management estimates fair market value (including fixtures and equipment) to be roughly $10.0M. The facility is specifically set up for use as a thermoforming facility. Ownership is flexible to either sell the facility with the business or enter into a long-term lease at a fair market rate to be determined.

$49,000 Cash Flow: $26,763
Iowa Framing, Art, Wine and Gift Shop For Sale

Delaware County, IA

A great opportunity to own a profitable fun business. This 20 year old company is well established in a great community providing you with endless possibilities. Turn your hobby and talents into a money making business.

$200,000 Cash Flow: $38,863 Seller Financing
Well Established Neighborhood Bar For Sale

Linn County, IA

Well established neighborhood tavern near clientele in a large industrial area and residential neighborhood. Recent renovations updated the bar and bar area. Ongoing renovations will create a new space for live entertainment, private parties and additional seating. There are regular clientele throughout the week and loyal clientele on weekends. The new space is designed to accommodate even more people and increase revenues. Along with alcohol sales, there is very good vending income from music and games and minimal food sales. Good off street parking in a front lot and plenty of on street parking both night and day.

$105,000 Seller Financing
Motivated Seller! Profitable Appliance Repair Business For Sale

Des Moines County, IA

Priced to sell- motivated seller! This is a great opportunity to buy an established, profitable business for sale. This turn-key appliance repair company is located in Southeast Iowa. The current owner started the company in 1992 and has successfully grown the business by providing professional repair and warranty servicing on the major appliance brands for both residential and commercial customers. They have built a solid reputation by providing quality service to their customers. They have developed a very loyal customer base over the years that provide repeat business. Currently there are 8000+ names in their database. They service a radius of over 50 miles from their home office location. The owner is wishing to retire and is looking for a qualified buyer. Candidates for this great business for sale opportunity might be an individual with a background in appliance repair with management knowledge who would operate and manage the business day to day. Other candidates could be existing appliance repair businesses that have experienced management that could expand their footprint in the marketplace and acquire this business’ referral and repeat customer base. Furniture, fixtures and equipment as well as inventory will be included in the sale. The owner is willing to help train during a transition period to be agreed upon with the new owner. Reliable technicians are expected to remain in place for a new owner. For more information about this great business for sale, please contact Megan Cox at or 563-940-1255

$275,000 Cash Flow: $100,000 Seller Financing
Consignment Store - Eastern Iowa - Seller Motivated

Scott County, IA

Large Retail Consignment Store in business over 14 years with growing sales and profit. Located in major city of Eastern Iowa, the business sells everything from clothes, children toys and games, and furniture and has a loyal following and includes over $100,000 of inventory at cost / $275,000 at retail cost and over 7,000 customers on their marketing list. Please contact Jason Hoff with Hoff Business Advisors at 319-499-5300 for more information.

$75,000 Cash Flow: $16,513 Seller Financing
University of Iowa Licensed Sportswear & Novelty For Sale


A great opportunity for a Hawkeye Fan to own the premiere Sportswear and Novelty store specializing in the University of Iowa apparel. This well established store is known as the “Go To” location, at the retail location and at the stadium on game days. Store boasts strong margins and the widest array of apparel and novelties in Eastern Iowa. With stable sales and bowl game sales lifts, this is the business for the fashion and retail guru.