Choosing the Right Business Broker

Welcome! We are AJ Walters Business Brokers and have assisted thousands of everyday individual’s all over Australia in buying and selling businesses. Helping Australian’s realise their dream in business ownership is our passion and we strive to achieve this through developing and maintaining long term relationships with all our clients. Whether you are looking to purchase your first business or fifth business, new to entrepreneurship or interested in selling, we understand the process and can make this a reality. We know business and selling your business can be overwhelming, our experts can provide the right assistance from working out the market value, advertising and listing exposure as well as negotiate with potential buyers. We will guide you through the steps towards achieving your financial goals.

Importance of Choosing the Right Business Broker

Having the expertise of a professional business broker is definitely worthwhile; the process involved in selling a business can be challenging and requires tough decisions to be made. Before choosing a prospective business broker, you may want to verify their track record. Reputable brokers who are confident are able to provide results, don’t be afraid to ask for data on recent sales. If a business broker is unable or not willing to produce sales figures, find another that will provide this information.

Some brokers specialise in certain industries and can accommodate more than others. Find a broker that specialises in whatever industry your business matches. If you have a restaurant for sale, for example, look for a broker with experience selling in this space. If you are thinking of selling a car transport business, for example, identify business brokers who have a good track record selling in the freight and logistics industry.

No matter how good a business broker is at charming a potential buyer, if they don’t have the adequate avenues of marketing, advertising and giving your business maximum exposure, you are unlikely to see results. Almost no one will know you have a business for sale. In the technological advanced society we live in, online presence is a must for any business broker, proactive engagement with social media as well as having the means to list on the company website and other established online platforms. A little research will go a long way.

As mentioned earlier, selling a business can be challenging, however the process can be made easier with the right broker. A professional broker should have access to a network of resources which include connections to lawyers, accountants and other service providers. Having a broker that is able to point you in the right direction will most likely make the entire process easier.

Although a business can be sold without having to go through a broker, you may find that by appointing the right business broker, it can provide a more streamlined approach to selling and achieve a more profitable return.

Featured Listings

xTreme Car Transport & Carriers – $350,000

Perfect opportunity to enter the automotive and car transporting industry. Top of the line equipment, open and enclosed car carrier trailer. Seller has operated the business for almost 20 years and is entering retirement. Annual revenue of $107,000 includes database of existing clients and existing Vehicle Move account for car transport quote leads, 4.2 star customers rating and existing vehicle transport jobs scheduled.

Quick Detail Full Service Car Wash – $2,100,000

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Modern, functional and clean full service car wash on busy main street. Modern facilities and industry certified equipment. Washes 12,000 – 15,000 cars per annum. On the market for the first time in 15 years. Training and handover to assist the new owner. Affordable rent and options for 5x5x5 lease agreement.

Boat Builders Yard Detailing & Maintenance – $289,000

Established boat detailing and maintenance business with workshop capable of carrying out small marine engine repair. Located in North Queensland and has an established list of loyal and repeat customers. Well known in the boating community and receives many referrals. This business would suit boat enthusiasts and comes with all the equipment and tools ready for the new owner. There is trained staff available, this is an opportunity not to be missed with an annual revenue of $168,320.