Archives for January 2014

The Pre-Sale Business Tune-Up

Owners are often asked, "do you think you will ever sell your business?" The answer varies from, "when I can get my price" to "never" to "I don't really know" to everything in between. Most sellers may think to themselves when asked this question, "I'll sell when the time is right." Obviously, misfortune can force the decision to sell. Despite the … [Read more...]

Mayor Kasim Reed Discusses Business with Georgia Brokers

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed talked about business, pensions, schools, his political ambitions and the Atlanta Braves at a Tuesday morning meeting with the Georgia Association of Business Brokers. Reed spoke about his own administration's goals, including reforming the city's pensions, expansion of Hartsfield airport and his bipartisan efforts to … [Read more...]

Atlanta Mayor Reed Speaks to GABB Next Tuesday; Membership Renewals Due

Atlanta Mayor Reed Speaks to GABB Next Tuesday; Membership Renewals Due   ATLANTA, GA. – Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed will discuss the city’s business climate when he speaks to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers next Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 10:30 a.m. at the South Terraces Conference Center. The GABB is the state’s largest … [Read more...]

Breaking News: IBBA and M&A Source Efforts Lead To A Passage of H.R. 2274 By House

The joint industry coalition of professional associations and professionals took a critical step forward yesterday. As partners in this effort, the IBBA and M&A Source, side by side with AM&AA and regional associations, have worked diligently to help create this opportunity for our profession, our customers and clients. It is a critical … [Read more...]

NOTICE TO REAL ESTATE LICENSEES FROM THE GEORGIA REAL ESTATE COMMISSION

NOTICE TO REAL ESTATE LICENSEES FROM THE GEORGIA REAL ESTATE COMMISSION The Commission is proposing changes to the Advertising Rule. The purpose of these changes is to address the use of the Internet to advertise real property. You can review and comment on the proposed Rule changes by going to www.grec.state.ga.us and following these … [Read more...]

Considering Selling? Some Things to Consider

Know what your business is worth. Don’t even think about selling until you know what your business should sell for. Are you prepared to lower your price if necessary? Prepare now. There is an often-quoted statement in the business world: “The time to prepare your business to sell is the day you buy it or start it.” Easy to say, but very seldom … [Read more...]

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to Address Georgia Business Brokers on Jan. 28

ATLANTA, GA. – Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed will discuss the city’s business climate when he speaks to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 10:30 a.m. at the South Terraces Conference Center.The GABB is the state’s largest professional organization dedicated to buying and selling businesses and franchises. Re-elected … [Read more...]