You shouldn’t expect to sell your practice overnight. For every practice that sells quickly, there are a hundred that take many months or even years to sell. Having the correct mindset and understanding of what you must do ahead of time to prepare for the sale of your practice will help you avoid a range of headaches and dramatically increase your overall chances of success.
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By Jim Vander Mey, CPA, ABI, Practice Transition Advisor
You and your friend from school want to purchase a practice together. Here are just a few questions to ask.
A sole owner is often an easier path to ownership, but partnerships can certainly be successful. But like any healthy relationship, it requires work. To help prepare consider getting together with your business partner, turn off...Read More
A recent and insightful Forbes article, “Study Shows Why Many Business Owners Can’t Sell When They Want To” penned by Mary Ellen Biery, generates some thought-provoking ideas. The article discusses an Exit Planning Institute (EPI) study that outlined the reality that many business owners can’t control when they are able to sell. Many business owners expect to be able to sell whenever they...Read More
By Corey Young, Practice Transition Advisor
“What are practices going for?” I get asked this question a lot. I like to ask the following question back. Are you buying a house to live in or a rental unit? This of course usually gets me a confused look, as the person asking me this is looking for a practice and not a property. Let me explain my analogy.
A residential house is a...Read More
By Rod Johnston, MBA, CMA, Practice Transition Advisor, and Jim Vander Mey, CPA, ABI, Practice Transition Advisor
You’ve heard the stories of people doing their own electrical work on their house only to be electrocuted when they try fixing the bathroom light while standing in the bathtub full of water. Or the person who decides to fix his brakes on his car only to accidentally cut his brake...Read More