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Value Drivers for your business

Value Drivers for your business

Business owners may be surprised to discover, that what they believe their business is worth and what buyers think, are two different figures. Here are some value drivers that can be implemented, to make a business run better today and be more attractive to buyers some day in the future. Develop Key Employees:Buyers won’t be …

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Stamp Duty Changes You Need To Know

Stamp duty changes will make it easier for first-home buyers to get into the market. Under the changes, which will last for 12 months from August 1, the stamp duty concession threshold will also be lifted from $800,000 to $1 million. The threshold on vacant land will also rise from $350,000 to $400,000 and concessions will …

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Sell your business yourself, or use a broker

Sell your business yourself, or use a broker

Selling a business could be one of the biggest decisions an owner makes in his/her business career. Once selling the business has been given the green light, the next matter to resolve is whether to sell privately or through a business broker. Here are some things to consider before deciding; How much time do you …

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Properly valuing your business to sell using add-backs

Properly valuing your business to sell using add-backs

When selling a business, establishing the correct figures is one of the most critical aspects of the process.  Buyers will be incredibly diligent, and keen to effectively analyse the financials of the business.  Accountants will generally advise their business-owner clients of the best ways to legally minimise their tax obligations. As a result, many small businesses …

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Is Spring a good time to sell your business

Is Spring a good time to sell your business?

In the real estate world, Spring is the prime time to sell a house. Gardens are blooming, houses are warmer…things look great! We often get asked, if this is the same for businesses? The right season depends on a huge variety of factors, including the business itself, its surroundings and the industry. Every business sale …

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Photos Sell Businesses

Why Photos Sell Businesses

Maree McSweyn, March 2019  People rely on imagery to share information, and educate themselves on topics that interest them.  Future potential buyers will use images in much the same way, when viewing business for sale advertisements; they are able to get a ‘feel’ about the business, without solely relying on what is written in the …

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Business Listing

Open, Sole or Exclusive Listing

Once the decision to sell a business has been made, vendors will dedicate a significant amount of time conducting research into the best way to get the business or property sold. One question will what kind of agency to choose; open listing, sole listing or an open agent. It can be a confusing time, especially …

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Selling a business in the new year

Selling a business in the new year

Every business is different; the conditions and environment are unique to each.  This is the same for choosing the right time to sell. However, the New Year is an ideal time to start the consideration of selling a business. Here are two reasons why:  New Years Resolutions: The new year is seen as a chance to …

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Is Spring a good time to sell your business

5 Questions to Ask When Looking to Purchase a Business

There are a lot of questions that you may be asking yourself when looking to buy a business, and as such there are a few questions that you should ask of the existing business owner before you sign the dotted line. Read our guide the top 5 questions that you should ask so that you can feel confident with …

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