ValuAdder Business Valuation Blog

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Archive for October, 2008

Given the current situation in the real estate market, there is an uptick in real estate agency valuations. Many brokerage owners want to know what the agency is worth should they decide to put the business up for sale. When it comes to valuing a business in this industry, real estate brokerages are quite similar… Continue Reading

Ask a professional business appraiser about how to value a business and you will hear that there are three ways or approaches to measuring the business worth: Market – based on comparison to similar business sales. Asset – which looks at the values of business assets and liabilities. Income – where you determine what a… Continue Reading

The tradition continues – our customers ask and ValuAdder delivers: the latest release of our business valuation software gives you all the tools you need to value a business or professional practice. What is new in ValuAdder 4.0.6 We have increased the coverage in ValuAdder business valuation Rules of Thumb to 410 industries. Every Rule… Continue Reading

Privately owned specialty coffee shops are ubiquitous and their number is constantly growing. In the US alone, there are some 19,000 privately operated coffee shops, classified under the SIC code 5812 and NAICS 722211. They generate over $11.1B in total annual sales. Yet an average coffee shop is definitely small business – with annual revenues of $1,500,000… Continue Reading

If you are looking to sell your small business or plan to buy one, the central question is what the business is worth on the market. Overprice your business, and you will see little buyer interest. If your asking price is too low, you risk leaving a lot of money on the table. Knowing the market… Continue Reading