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San Luis Obispo Business Broker

Selling a business is a huge milestone in any business owner’s life. After all, you’ve put the work in to get your biz to the place it’s in today. You deserve to garner an asking price that accurately represents the blood, sweat, and tears that you’ve put into it.

Did you know that most business owners who choose to sell their businesses solo are only successful 20% to 30% of the time? It’s true! The good news is an easy way to tip the scales in your favor: working with The Valley Business Broker. 

Steve Barnett at The Valley Business Broker has above and beyond the experience needed to sell your business successfully. With Steve’s help, you can increase your chances of selling to 80% to 90%.

Are you ready to get your business sold for a fair price? Connect with The Valley Business Broker today for a free consultation.

The Valley Business Broker Steve Barnett

The Valley Business Broker – Steve Barnett 

Choosing the right business broker to help you sell your business requires you to check off a few boxes. First, you’ll need to ensure the person you choose has a history of success helping business owners like you. 

Steve has sold millions of dollars in businesses using his custom-tailored strategy for business sales. You’ll answer a few questions, discuss what you’re hoping to get out of your relationship, and if you’re a good fit, you can count on getting a fair price according to the industry trends in your biz.

But how can you be sure that Steve is the right business broker for you? 

The Valley Business Broker is a standout contender for a few different reasons. Perhaps the most impressive thing Steve offers is an extensive professional history and a formal college education in business.

Since Steve holds an MBA in Business Management from Pepperdine University, you can trust that he understands how hard it is to do your job. Taking this into consideration, he can create a business valuation that speaks toward all the hard work you’ve put in. He’s also exceptionally talented in spotting problem areas in your business that, when fixed, can increase the value, leading to a higher asking price.

Steve also has a CPA certification from the State of Washington. Consequently, he can be trusted to handle even the most complicated financial calculations and analyses, which is crucial to the business sales process. He knows what your business finances need to look like before you can sell for the highest price, and if needed, can help you get there.

The Valley Business Broker is ready to help you sell your business for top dollar today. Call today to make the first step.

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How to Sell a Business in San Luis Obispo, California

It all starts with a free and simple consultation. Steve will collect key details about your business, which will help him calculate an accurate and fair business valuation. Then, using this number, you will work together to determine an asking price that works for you. 

Next, you’ll sign a no-nonsense representation agreement that gives The Valley Business Broker the power to act on your behalf. This takes the logistics off your plate so you can sit down, relax, and enjoy the ride. 

Don’t worry – Steve champions open communication and transparency every step of the way, so you can be sure you’ll stay in the know about any developments in your business sales process.

When it’s time to get the word out about your intent to sell, Steve takes the reigns. He’ll craft stunning marketing materials to grab the attention of the most serious buyers on the market. These materials are custom-made to highlight the best parts of your business, which helps the leads start pouring in.

There’s nothing more frustrating than wasting your time chasing a lead that isn’t serious about buying. That’s why The Valley Business Broker dedicates his time in the next stage to screen potential buyers and weed out those who aren’t serious.

If the offer isn’t fair, Steve will negotiate with the buyer to reach the best asking price.

When an agreement is reached, Steve continues to help you close the deal. You can expect to work with a qualified group of lawyers, accountants, and escrow personnel to make sure the deal is solid.

Then, Steve works hard to complete the due diligence process. If landlords or leases are involved, he assists you in working out any kinks that might arise.

Your San Luis Obispo Business Broker Questions – Answered

Q) Why is it a good idea to work with a business broker?

A) Trying to sell your business without the knowledge and expertise a business broker offers can prove to be defeating and frustrating. When you work with The Valley Business Broker, you’ll have an industry expert on your side to help you navigate the complicated process with ease.

Q) What fees are involved to sell with The Valley Business Broker?

A) When your business successfully sells, you’ll pay commissions to Steve for his help through the process. Luckily, you’ll likely end up with more money working with Steve. If you opt to get a paid valuation, 50% to 100% of this fee will be refunded when Steve successfully sells your business.

Every minute you delay selling your business with Steve Barnett is a minute you could be spending enjoying things that bring you joy in life. Reach out today to see what Steve can do to help you get your business sold.