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$12,500 Seller Financing
Established Real Estate Advertising Business for sale Established Real Estate Publication

Ames, IA

THE REAL ESTATE BOOK - North America's largest and most successful Homes for Sale magazine is offering the chance to be an Independent Distributor in the Ames area. Comprehensive training and on-going support help ensure success. Candidate should possess strong sales skills, customer support & follow-up skills. No franchise fees or royalties. Initial start-up and working capital required. To find out more, go to and contact, or call Patrick McGroder 855-556-7544.

$45,000 Cash Flow: $90,000
Established / Profitable / Selling For Only 1x Earnings Established! Great Lifestyle!

Ames, IA

WALK INTO an incredible opportunity to be your own boss AND enjoy a great lifestyle. This business affords you a great income and terrific hours so you can spend more time with your friends and family doing what you love to do. 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. THIS Ames location is currently being operated 100% absentee, but with two management change-ups, a buyer could walk into approximately $90,000** cash flow within the first 12 months. The business needs an owner/operator, inside at the wheel, willing to roll up their sleeves, take over management, reign in the labor and costs and run the location like the franchise recommends. You could make a nice living and build up this business to realize a terrific exit strategy. 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.

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!

$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.

$598,000 Cash Flow: $100,000 Seller Financing
2 Convenience Store Package Deal

Ames, IA

2 Convenience Stores for sale located in the same central Iowa town. Both stores have been operating for over 20 years and have a good amount of traffic and a loyal customer base. The seller prefers to sell as a package deal but would consider individual offers. Contact Jason Hoff with Hoff Business Advisors for more information at 319-499-5300.

$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

$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

Oakdale, 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.

$179,000 Cash Flow: $80,369 Seller Financing
Successful Des Moines Area Franchise Gift Shop Franchise


Same owners for 24 years have given this successful franchised operation excellent name recognition in not only framing, but in home decoration as well. Custom framing, art, prints and posters, gifts, and jewelry make it a “first” stop in home decor. Specialty trained designers help create the best design for your needs, from choosing frames, mats, and glass to arranging and hanging the art. Completely equipped with computerized mat cutting system. Commercial service is available from concept to completion and installation. Franchised operation assures ongoing training and assistance in every facet of day to day activities. This franchise is on the approved SBA registry. Recent adjacent first of kind entertainment venue now in place resulting in increased mall traffic. New national tenants will be added in 2015 & 2016. Extra effort in commercial marketing would assist in sales gains in that area.

$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.

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