How to Set Yourself Up to Quickly Sell Your Business

How to Set Yourself Up to Quickly Sell Your Business

Selling your business is a pivotal, life-changing experience. A well-executed business sale can provide financial security for you in retirement or can set the stage for whatever new business ventures you aspire to in the future. With so much at stake when you decide to sell, you need to know how to sell your business […]

How to Advertise a Business for Sale

What Is the Best Way to Market Your Business for Sale? You’ve spent years perfecting a successful marketing plan to attract potential customers and retain your existing customers. This blog post details what to do now that you are ready to turn around and sell your business but happen to find yourself in unfamiliar territory. […]

Should I Bank My Retirement Savings on Selling My Business?

For many business owners, the pressures of day-to-day operations and growing a business take precedence over planning for retirement. And while other retirees will have a company pension plan or contribution matching programs to rely on, retirement savings options for small business owners require strategic planning. And the sooner you start planning, the better. While […]

How to Quickly Add Value to Your Business Before Selling

Learn how to maximize business value before selling so that your company or business is attractive to potential buyers and will fetch a good sales price. While there are different ways to value a company, there are key factors that buyers are looking for in an investment regardless of the type of business they’re buying. […]

Why You Need an Exit Strategy Before You Sell Your Business

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It might seem counterproductive, possibly even bad mojo, to include a business exit strategy in your initial business plan. But planning for this eventuality is an important part of building your business.  When the time comes, having a plan in place will help make the transition smoother and ultimately more profitable. In reality, it’s never […]

Top 5 Questions To Ask Potential Buyers of Your Business

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Much like the process of building your business, selling your business is a process too — with ups, downs, twists, and turns. When it’s time to sell your business, finding the right buyers right away is key to getting the deal done quickly and painlessly. How do business owners know which potential buyers are duly […]

5 Things You Should Know Before You Sell Your Business In Calgary

Unprecedented change. Challenging times. New normal. Pivot.   Trust us, we’d like to retire these overused buzzwords from 2020 for good, but there’s no denying that it’s been a rough few years here in Alberta. The prolonged oil and gas downturn, and now the pandemic, have been difficult for Alberta and specifically for Calgary.  Many […]

August Newsletter

August Newsletter

IMPORTANT QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF BEFORE BUYING – Do you see yourself working in this business? Does it suit your personality, mindset, and lifestyle? – Do you have a good team of professional advisors? Such as a Lawyer, Bookkeeper, Accountant or Financial Advisor? – Does owning this business feel right? Can you plan for the […]

July Newsletter


Message From Our Broker With the ever-evolving world we live in Neil Gerritsen would like to take some time to speak about a few things. Our business embraces all people.  We are very much a business that believes in doing business as a collaborative effort with all parties. We embrace the time we get with […]

June Newsletter

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Getting Back To Normal Since the beginning of May we have seen an increase in activity in the market place. We have also had an increase in the amount of inquiries from buyers, and we expect to list 3-5 new businesses shortly. A lot of people are wondering if this is a good time to […]

Subway Franchises

Subway franchises

We have a lot of people ask us about Subways to buy. Here is an article of interest. Subway got too big, too fast. And franchisees paid the price