Orange County Business Broker Blog | Hines & Associates

When is the right time, or the best time, to sell your business? There are as many answers to that question as there are businesses. Every business owner has different timelines, needs and goals driving the sale of their business. The majority of business sales are driven by personal circumstances such as retirement, moving, health/medical,

2017 was a record year for sales of small businesses to entrepreneurs and investors with transactions increasing by 27% over 2016 nationwide according to the annual BizBuySell Insight Report just published. Orange County business sales were up 19% from 2016 with 285 businesses sold. It has been a great time to sell your small business over

SBA loans can be used for financing a business acquisition of up to $5 million, as well as purchasing commercial real estate, machinery/equipment, refinance of debt, or obtaining working capital for a business. To many, the thought of obtaining an SBA loan may seem daunting, even overwhelming, but in fact SBA loans can be obtained

Selling your business is an important decision that impacts your life both financially and personally. Of course you want to get the highest value for your business and more importantly you want to make sure you successfully sell the business and in a reasonable amount of time. You also want to make sure the transaction

2017 is turning into a record year for Small Business transactions-sales. Second quarter 2017 small business transactions are up 31% from last year according to the quarterly transaction report on nationwide sales by Business Brokers. In short, 2017 is a great time to sell a business. The improved economy along with an aging population

Taking steps in advance to prepare to your business for sale can increase the value of the company as well as reduce the time it takes to successfully sell your business. Frequently when business owners decide it’s time to sell their business they have not prepared for the sale and the business has issues that

You want to own your own business, be your own boss, build something great, make your mark in the business world, and have the financial freedom, lifestyle, and benefits that go along with business ownership.  Entrepreneurs and small businesses are the backbone of the American economy, and business owners make a great living at it.

It starts with an invitation to a “free” seminar about Selling Your Business or the Value of Your Business. Of course you think, why not. When you arrive there’s a number of young MBAs in suits and a couple of more senior people that will be presenting. The presentation is polished and professional, it sounds