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Unique established biz-to-biz financing business for sale

Chicago, IL (Cook County)

Unique established biz-to-biz financing business for sale
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Asking Price: $50,000

Cash Flow: $40,000

Gross Revenue: $56,000

EBITDA: $40,000


Inventory: $130,000*

Established: 2014

*not included in asking price.

Unique established biz-to-biz financing business for sale

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Business Description

Provide reliable cash flow to real estate brokers/agents

The business: We buy real estate brokers’ commissions 1-2 months before closing by offering them a “commission advance”. Our fee is 10-20% of the gross commission and this office has a 90% repeat business rate, we work from anywhere, and have minimal expenses.

The rationale: Real estate brokers are independent business people who have irregular income determined by the frequency and size of their sales commissions, but have regular bills to pay like other business people. With no salary to show, brokers have difficulty obtaining credit so commission advances are often the only means they have to manage cash flow.

Secured transactions: At the same time, real estate brokers must also be licensed by a state and affiliated with a licensed brokerage. Our advances are paid back by the brokerage office or title company, so the broker never receives the funds that are due to us, and so has no opportunity to divert payment. Meanwhile, every advance is secured by ALL CURRENT AND FUTURE COMMISSIONS that the broker is otherwise due.

Conclusion: Since brokers must be licensed and affiliated, we are paid our principal and 10-20% fees directly by a third party upon demand, and we are secured by ALL commissions the broker earns, it is very difficult for a broker to avoid repayment.

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Chicago, IL
Not included in asking price
Franchisor provides an internet-based customer account and application site and an office advance documentation and accounting site, all accessible from any device. The "office" requires little more than a mailbox and a phone number along with the website provided and can be managed from anywhere. The business currently requires only about 10-15 hours per week to manage. Because of the high return relatively little capital is required. (Home Based)
Commission Express is the only advance company with local offices, providing personal and trusted service. We are members of local real estate associations and are known as part of the community. There are 2 significant competitors who are accessed by internet and phone only, as well as occasional new companies that enter and leave the business quickly.
Growth & Expansion:
This business can be grown through more aggressive marketing and advertising given the high value of property in the Chicago area and the large number (30,000+) of brokers; our potential customers. The business is ideal for an owner who does has a moderate amount of capital to deploy, wants flexibility to move around or travel, and does not want to be tied to a store or office and the associated fixed costs.
Support & Training:
The franchisor provides a 3 day training program for all office managers. The owner is willing to consult with the purchaser for a reasonable period of time to introduce customers and processes.
Reason for Selling:
leaving the state
This business is Home-Based
This business is an established franchise
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Business Listed By:
Alan Schapiro

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