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Rate Your Business
WHAT KIND OF RESULTS WILL YOU GET IF YOU PUT YOUR BUSINESS ON THE MARKET?
Answer the following questionnaire honestly to reveal the strengths and weaknesses of your business and how it is perceived by a potential buyer. The results will serve as a tool to improve your business. Any information you provide here will remain completely confidential. Generally speaking a score of under 55 is considered to be poor and a score of over 80 is excellent.
Your score will be a good indicator on your probability of success in selling your business and selling it at the right price.
Fill out the following form and FIND OUT YOUR "SALE SCORE" FOR FREE !
Annual Sales of your Business for the most recent Fiscal Year
$500,000 to $1,000,000
$1,000,000 to $5,000,000
$5,000,000 to $10,000,000
Do you lease or own the property?
Under 3 yrs; No Options
N/A: Home based business
Over 3 yrs; Options
Over 5 yrs, Options/Own the property and the business pays market rate rent
Is your rent in par with the current economic climate?
Above Market Rate
Below Market Rate
Is your current location:
Home Based/Location not relevant.
How accurate is your book keeping? Are all sales are reported and use an accurate system of accounting like a book-keeper, Quick-Books etc.?
Not accurate or organized
Reported and accurate
Do your business tax returns match your company financial statements (adjusting for add backs, tax deductions)?
No Verifying Returns
How long has the business been operating?
Less than 1 yr.
3 years or less
More than 5 years
More than 10 years at the same location
Historically, how will you define the past 3-5 years sales/profit trend?
Stable but Flat
Steady & Growing
Does your business heavily rely on a few major accounts?
10% or more of sales comes from one client
A few clients account for a majority of the sales
Customer base is diverse and not dependent on a few
Compared to similar businesses in your industry, how loyal/happy are your employees?
Long Term Employees
Generally, how long does it take an employee to be trained to be efficient at the job?
About 2 Weeks
Under 2 Weeks
If you were to sell your business to a qualified Buyer and SBA loan was not an option, will you be willing to finance a portion of the asking price?
Will finance up to 25%
50% or over
Return On Investment
Prior to getting a formal appraisal of your business, what are your expectations in pricing your business relating to it's annual "Seller's Discretionary Earnings"?
Over 2 Times Net
2 Times Net
Under 2 times Net
Transfer of Business
Does the business need a special trade license by TDLR another State or Federal agency? How long will it typically take to transfer ownership and for the new owner to get permits?
Privileged Over 9 Months
1-3 Months (TABC Permit etc.)
Under 1 Month/None
Franchise Training and Transfer Fee involved
How much time does the Owner of this business spend physically every week running the business?
Over 40 Hours/Week
Under 40 Hours/Week
Minimal Time/Management in place
Does the business carry inventory for day to day operations?
Is the business branded with the current owner's name? (For example: Bill Smith Pest Control)
Business has Owner's Personal name in it
Brand Name not associated with owner's name
Does the business have a functional and dynamic website?
Web Presence is in the form of a sub-directory or sub-domain of 3rd party advertising website.
Functional website for sales and interaction with new and existing customers
Barrier of Entry
How easy is it for a new competitor to set up shop and take market share from your business?
Low startup cost for competitor to take market share
Some investment required for new location/equipment
Substantial start-up cost and regulatory hurdles (Manufacturing, equipment etc.)
How efficient is your business in implementing technological tools for operations (P.O.S, inventory tracking, systems)
No advanced systems in place
Basic systems that need upgrading
Advanced systems in place that result in improving the bottom line
Manuals and Handbooks
How well documented and updated are your employee training manuals, employment contracts, non disclosure/non compete agreements, workplace safety rules, operation instructions etc.?
Basic and not frequently updated
Updated and constantly improved
Best contact time
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During the day
In the evening
On the weekend
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