1. Consider your background. If you choose a business that you’re familiar with, it is more likely that you will do well.
2. Decide what industry is of most interest to you. Are you interested in a specific product, or an operation that’s service‐oriented?
3. Consider how much money you need the company to earn annually to pay your salary and possibly financing charges. This amount will often determine the size of purchase necessary as most small-medium businesses are sold based on earnings.
4. Check our Feature Listings section use the search engine on the Home page and check out other websites like Vanbiz.com to find interesting local businesses that are for sale.
5. Contact us directly and ask what is currently available in your area of interest.