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Archive for the ‘Business Valuation’ Category

A Business Appraiser’s Genius PLAN TO Fund Social Security

I’m a Business Appraiser and a Businessman and I’ve been paying careful attention to all the Presidential Debates.  I also was a Financial Planner and a CFP years ago, so like so many others, I am horrified at the Trillions of USA debt and the huge interest […]

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Should I get a business appraisal if I am filing bankruptcy?

The answer is “yes” if you own a business.  Large or small, you need to know what it is worth.  There are two kinds of bankruptcy in this regard, one is personal and the other is business only.  Ask Donald Trump.  He used the bankruptcy laws to […]

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Should I get a business appraisal during a divorce?

How to avoid a “Cage Fight”, in a divorce over physical property: If you have a fair amount of assets, YES!   Often in a divorce, two parties are in dispute and the assets are the arena of the “Cage Fight”. What determines “a fair amount of property in […]

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How To Sell a Flooring Company

If you are looking to sell a flooring company please do not hesitate to give me a call. You may also be interested in reading about one which I sold THREE times. The first time I sold my client’s flooring company, I must confess, I tried to […]

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The Boomerang Business Sale

The Boomerang Sale In my 30 years as a Certified Appraiser and Business Valuation Pro and as a Business Broker and M&A Intermediary, I have seen this happen several times.  Too many times!  Here’s how it happens and a few tips to make it less painful.  Maybe even, dare I […]

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What is the multiple for selling a computer repair store?

A question has been asked by a client. The question is, what are the multiples for selling a computer repair store? To paraphrase a quote myself from a previous BLOG, the answer is completely different if we are talking pre 2009 (aka “The GREAT RECESSION”) or ObamaCare […]

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Multiples for Full Service Car Washes

If you need assistance getting a valuation for or selling a car wash contact me today. In a previous article we discussed the costs of building a self-service combined with automatic car wash.  Start up, 3 years of planning, etc.  What about a Full Service Car Wash?  The only part […]

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What does it cost to build a self-service + automatic car wash?

Pricing Formula and what a Willing Buyer would pay for a Newly build a self-service combined with automatic car wash” In a previous article I talked about the Older Coin Operated Car Washes, consumer-driven changes, cash flow, multiples of earning regarding valuation and purchase pricing.  Then we discussed […]

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What Are The “Multiples” for Selling Newer Coin Op Car Washes

Today, as I write this article, as a Certified M&E Appraiser (Machinery and Equipment) and also as a Certified Business Valuation and Appraiser, as many as 95% of self service car washes ( Coin Operated) will have a combination of self service and automatic bays. Further, the […]

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Pricing a Coin-Op Car Wash Business and What Buyers will Pay

If you are considering selling a coin-op car wash business, getting a business appraisal or valuation feel free to contact me today. Generally Coin-Operated Car Washes are combining with automatic car washes and other services. First let’s look at the older, original model of strictly coin-operated – these […]

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