Business Valuations – Business Broker – Selling & Buying a Business

Frequently Asked Questions

Business Valuations FAQ’s

What is the difference between a Business Valuation, Appraisal, or Evaluation?
When should I get a business valuation?
What kind of business valuations are there?
What is included in the business valuation?
How much do valuations cost?
What is the fair market value of my business?
Should I get a business valuation before I sell my business?
How can I prepare for a business valuation?

Business Buyers: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How do I get started with the process of finding a business?
Can I talk with the owner(s) of the business prior to making an offer?
How much money will I need to buy a business?
Do I have to pledge my home as collateral in the acquisition of a business?
Will I be allowed to review the financial records of the business?
Do I have to pay a fee to George & Company?
How is a business acquisition financed?
What is business underwriting?

FAQ’s for Sellers

I have been thinking about selling my business, but I am not sure if I am ready or how to get started?
How do I know what my business is worth?
Should I sell my business myself, or do I need a professional?
Do I need my Attorney and Accountant to help sell my business?
How long does it take to sell a business?
Can I sell my business without my customers and employees knowing?
I carry a lot of inventory; how does that affect the value of my business?
I carry a sizable number of receivables; How do I get paid for them?
How are business purchases financed?