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Buying a Physical Therapy Clinic? How to Compete Against Large Buyers

By Justin Farmer on Oct 26, 2020 2:00:00 AM

Approximately 50% of physical therapy practices are known as “onesies” and “twosies.” This means that the practice is owned and operated by one physical therapist that runs one or two clinics. Although this business structure works very well for the physical therapist who owns the business, it also means the marketplace is fragmented, and many therapists are finding it more difficult to go up against big buyers.

Topics: Buyers Physical Therapists
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Four Unique Issues When Considering Technology Companies for Sale

By Justin Farmer on Oct 19, 2020 12:59:33 AM

If there is one industry that people can feel fairly safe entering, or starting a business in, it is technology. It is no secret that technology has come a long way in just the past 10 years, and that tech experts are only going to continue the upward trend by inventing new and exciting solutions every day. However, technology companies for sale come with some unique issues and if you do not know how to handle them, you could be setting yourself up for failure. Below are the four most common issues you will likely face when purchasing a tech company.

Topics: Buyers Technology Tech Companies
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Common Mistakes When Buying a Physical Therapy Practice

By Justin Farmer on Sep 30, 2020 2:12:02 AM

Buying a physical therapy practice can be a lucrative investment. However, regardless of the financial decisions you have made in your life, it is likely going to be stressful. It is easy to make any number of mistakes along the way, and any one of those errors could set you back, both financially and in opening your clinic. Below are the most common mistakes people make when buying a physical therapy clinic, and how to avoid them.

Topics: Buyers Physical Therapists
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Four Compelling Reasons to Buy an Accounting Firm

By Justin Farmer on Sep 24, 2020 2:00:26 AM

Certified public accountants (CPAs) have two choices when they want to start their own firm. They can start from scratch, purchasing or renting office space, and build their business from the ground up. Or, they can find an existing accounting firm for sale, purchase it, move in, and start running the business. Both options are attractive and hold many benefits for any CPA. However, below are four compelling reasons to buy an accounting firm, rather than start one up on your own.

Topics: Buyers CPAs Accounting
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The Benefits and Challenges of Starting a CPA Firm

By Justin Farmer on Sep 21, 2020 3:36:24 AM

Certified public accountants have two choices after earning their degree. They can strike it out on their own, or they can find a firm that is looking for qualified CPAs. The thought of starting a CPA firm and being in control of your own business may be too good to pass up, and it is true that this option has many benefits. However, there are also challenges that come with being independent, and it is important to understand what those are before you hang up your own sign.

Topics: Buyers CPAs Accounting
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Two Important Questions When Considering Buying an Accounting Firm

By Tanya Farmer on Jul 6, 2020 9:48:00 AM

As exciting as it is to buy an accounting firm, you will also likely have many questions during the process. You will want to know about the current clients within that firm, the employees and whether you will need additional staff, and how you are going to market your new business. These are all valid questions, and you should ask them at some point in the acquisition process. Before you do, though, there are two important questions you need to ask yourself first.

Topics: Buyers Business Brokerage Accounting
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How to Keep Clients When Purchasing an Accounting Firm

By Tanya Farmer on Jul 1, 2020 5:00:59 AM

Acquiring and retaining new clients is one of the biggest concerns for any accountant, second only to recruiting and retaining good employees. While client retention is a challenge for all accountants, it is of particular concern when purchasing an accounting firm. To ensure that you retain all, or at least most, of the current clients, follow the four tips below.

Topics: Buyers Business Brokerage Accounting Client Retention
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Should You Buy an Accounting Firm or Start Your Own?

By Justin Farmer on Apr 13, 2020 1:54:27 AM

The prospect of owning your own accounting firm is an exciting one, but it also comes with a dilemma for CPAs. You have two options: You can either venture out on your own and build an accounting firm from the ground up, or you can buy an accounting firm that is already up-and-running. When making this decision it is important to weigh the pros and cons. Below, you’ll find a list of pros and cons when it comes to starting your own accounting firm.

Topics: Buyers CPAs Accounting
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Five Things to Look for in an Accounting Business for Sale

By Justin Farmer on Mar 24, 2020 4:11:13 AM

When making any type of business acquisition, there is much to consider, and that is certainly true when acquiring an accounting practice. Many people do not know where to start looking for an accounting practice for sale, and searching the local classifieds is not always enough. Websites such as BizQuest, BizBuySell, and PrivatePracticeTransitions.com are a great place to start. Once you find an accounting practice for sale that you think may be a good fit, you then want to make sure that it has the five essentials listed below.

Topics: Buyers CPAs Accounting
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Want to Buy a Law Firm? Read This First

By Tanya Farmer on Mar 17, 2020 4:08:56 AM

Whether you are venturing out on your own and plan to start your own law firm, or your current firm is expanding, you may be thinking it is time to buy a law firm. Buying a law firm is a bold move and one of the biggest decisions you will make in your career, so it is important to first consider a few important factors. Below are some things to keep in mind when it is time to start searching for a law firm for sale.

Topics: Buyers Business Owners Lawyers Legal