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Can You Buy a Business Without a Broker?

Posted by: Rod Kurtz on August 25, 2006

Buying a business without a broker is no problem if you know the business-owner or already have a good idea of the type of business you want to buy. If you’re starting from scratch, however, and have no knowledge or experience in your prospective industry, a business broker can help you get down to specifics.

He can help you make informed decisions about what type of business you want to buy, how much money you should spend, and most importantly, which specific business is right for you. Brokers can ensure a smooth transaction from an initial appraisal through the negotiating process to the final close of the deal.

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