Sunbelt of Bakersfield White Papers

Sunbelt Bakersfield White Papers

Want to learn more about buying or selling a Bakersfield business? Sunbelt Business Brokers of Bakersfield provide a variety of white papers to help both buyers and sellers better understand the business acquisition market. An extensive compilation of the knowledge and expertise we’ve gained over the course of the past three decades, our white papers offer insight into how to evaluate a business, how to purchase a business, how to prepare your business for sale, what to consider when purchasing a franchise, and much more. At Sunbelt Bakersfield, we’re committed to maximizing the information and insight available to you so that you can make the best business decisions.

You can download each one of our white papers here below.



Exit Strategy Tidbits for Main Street Business Owners

Seller Resources

One of the most important and critical facets of owning a business whether small, medium, or large and in any particular venue or franchise concept is to always prepare and plan for an eventual exit strategy at some juncture. The majority of business owners many times put off thinking and preparing for this eventually which numerous times affects the financial foundation, soundness of the business and well being and benefits of the owner when it is time to exit the business.

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Selling a Secret

Seller Resources

When you sell your home, the pick-up truck drives up, plants a sign in your yard by sundown and your house is on the market. Open Houses, ads with your address, photos all follow. Woo-hoo, I’m off to the races and my house is for sale.
At the opposite end of the marketing spectrum is the sale of your business – Selling the secret.

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Deciding on the Right Professional to Sell Your Business

Seller Resources

You wouldn’t take your used refrigerator to the car lot to sell it, even though the selling process is similar. The same is true when comparing a real estate broker to a business broker. In California the license to sell houses and businesses is the same, but the skill sets are substantially different. Most residential real estate brokers will want to put a sign in front of your home and they may boast about how broadly they will advertise your home for sale.

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Why Business Sellers & Buyers Should be Concerned about Confidentiality

Seller Resources

Bringing your business to market is a very delicate process. You need Buyers to become aware that your business is for sale, but in the process you don’t want to damage the value and marketability of your business.

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The 5 Milestone Steps of Buying a Business

Buyer Resources

You want to buy a business. Do you know where or how to begin? What does the process look like? This white paper clearly outlines the steps that you can expect to take from search to closing.

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5 Selling Mistakes To Avoid

Seller Resources

There are some mistakes that almost every business owner makes when they try to sell their business without the guidance of an experienced advisor. In this white paper, we identify those mistakes and tell you how to avoid them.

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Buying a Franchise 101

Buyer Resources

There are many benefits to buying a franchise if you do your research and make a choice that is well-suited to your needs. In this white paper, we address the special considerations of buying a franchise and what questions you should ask.

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How to Begin Preparing Your Business for Sale

Seller Resources

If you are ready to sell your business, there are some important steps you can take to get the best return for your hard work. Read this white paper to learn how to be fully prepared to list your business for sale.

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