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Hiring Business Brokers

Posted by Richard Ludlow

Tue, Sep 06, 2011 @12:52 PM

Hiring the expertise of an experienced business broker makes good financial sense, especially when dealing with business decisions outside your own area of expertise. If you are considering buying or selling your business, the primary goal is, of course, how to optimize your sale or purchase. Getting the services of a reliable and knowledgeable business broker can make a huge difference.


Good business brokers act as the middlemen between buyers and sellers. They should have pre-existing resources, such as a serious database of clients who are ready to make purchases or people who are primed to sell businesses. Experienced business brokers should also be able to reach out to a wider national network, and be able to put you in touch with the widest possible selection of buyers and sellers.


Aside from these essentials, the services business brokers usually provide include a level of marketing or outreach, such as advertisements and publicity, which can speed up the sale or purchase of your business.


Business deals, such as the buying and selling of a business, usually includes a fair amount of specialized paper work, which does take up a lot of time. If you do not want to invest the time required to manage the process properly you should hire a professional to help you. Professional business brokers can take care of everything from setting up meetings, making credit inquiries and even supervising the attorneys involved. When good brokers are involved, all you need to worry about is getting the best price.


The buying and selling process is complicated. Many of the aspects of involving the exchange of a business can be daunting. That is why buyers and sellers need an experienced 3rd party to guide them through the process. You need someone who is astute enough to know a good deal when he sees it and honest enough to walk away from a bad deal and its commission. Stony Hill is that kind of broker. We cover the Philadelphia area, eastern PA, and New Jersey. If we can be of assistance to you, just call.

Topics: Selling your business, Buying a Business