How do I pick a broker?

We recommend that you interview as many business brokers as necessary to find the person that fits your needs. Things to consider: Look for certifications – Professional business brokers educate themselves on the finer matters of the profession. Ask for referrals – While we work confidentially, the business broker should provide professional referrals, nationally or […]

How do you find a buyer?

Murphy Business is a international organization having access to a large number of buyers. We market our listings in the appropriate media to generate buyer activity. We also search by industry and associated industries to stimulate buyer activity. The largest source of buyers happens to be our own Murphy Business network of brokers. Our goal […]

How do I determine what my business is worth?

Business transactions can happen quickly or they may take over a year before the buyer is located. The average transaction takes anywhere from 4 to 6 months. The key factors in the amount of time are pricing the business appropriately, aggressive marketing, having access to an abundance of buyers and lending sources who have approved […]

I’m ready to sell my business. What is the first step?

The decision to sell is an important one and preparation is required before placing your business on the market. The company’s financial records and business operations must be evaluated and analyzed to determine the strengths and weaknesses of the company. A Business Valuation and a Market Analysis will provide you with the necessary information used […]