Buying a business

Buying a business? Not sure where to start or how to negotiate? Core Business Brokers are a team of professional Sydney brokers that can provide you with personalised advice on what to look for to find the perfect business for you – or to be your buyers agents and negotiate the purchase of a business for sale.

Buying a Business FAQs

Buying a Business FAQs

Buying a business can be a time consuming and intricate process, especially if you’re entirely new to the process! So this month we thought we’d address some of the top ‘Buying a Business FAQs’ we get asked here at the Core Business Brokers Sydney office.

The pros and cons of online businesses

The pros and cons of online businesses

Thinking about buying (or potentially creating) an online business? E-commerce businesses are everywhere in 2022, and for good reason. They’re cheaper to establish, have a range of growth options and allow the owner a chance to establish the work-life balance of their dreams. But are online businesses all smooth sailing?

Here at Core Business Brokers, we wanted to break down the pros and cons of online businesses, to allow you to make the best possible decision when it comes to entering the market.

What makes a successful business owner?

What makes a successful business owner?

Success means something different to each individual. For some, it may mean earning enough to save a particular amount on top of your weekly wage in order to afford a holiday each year. For others it may mean enjoying going to work every day, being content with making financial ends meet. 

Regardless of your definition of success, let’s find out what makes a successful business owner in our latest blog!

How to choose the right business

How to choose the right business

Buying a business is a big decision. For many, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime moment that they spend years (and years!) contemplating. The thought of being your own boss, making an impact on your customers and reaping the rewards of your hard work are generally the drivers in deciding to buy. But most people come to a halt when it comes to one thing… How to choose the right business!

Is GST payable on the sale of a business?

Is GST payable on the sale of a business?

According to the Australian Taxation Office, GST is “Goods and services tax (GST) is a broad-based tax of 10% on most goods, services and other items sold or consumed in Australia.” However, there are certain situations where goods and/or services are GST-free, and others are GST-exempt. The big question is, will a buyer incur GST on a business sale? Let’s explain…

Buying a Business VS. Starting From Scratch

Buying a Business VS. Starting From Scratch

Want to be your own boss, work for yourself, establish a business and watch it grow? Then you’ve probably asked yourself this question already… Should I buy a pre-existing business or start from scratch?
It’s a valid question and an important one at that – as there are pros and cons to consider for each option. So, make things a little easier to digest, we figured it best to break them down for you!

Assessing your business through your client’s eyes

Assessing your business through your client’s eyes

When we spend most of our time working “in” our business, innovating, fixing problems, creating new ways to be profitable, managing staff, dealing with clients – it’s hard to zoom out and see what our client’s see. But this is the most important perception when it comes to analysing and assessing your business and then be able to work “on” the business.

What is ‘Goodwill’?

What is ‘Goodwill’?

According to the Oxford Dictionary, Goodwill is: “The established reputation of a business regarded as a quantifiable asset and calculated as part of its value when it is sold.” What does that mean when we talk about business? A business’ goodwill can be viewed somewhat as their reputation. Goodwill isn’t a tangible asset. Although it…

Why Buy a Business?

Why Buy a Business?

There are many reasons to purchase a business and depending on who you ask, those reasons rank differently because your motivation behind buying a business ultimately comes down to what you want in life. Is it profits? Freedom? Alongside the potential risk and the hard work involved in owning your own business, owning your own…

What is the Normal SALES process?

What is the Normal SALES process?

Each business sale will vary however below is a Typical Sales Process Guide. Enquiry A potential buyer enquires about the listing seen on either the Core Business brokers web site or the other paid web sites included in the marketing of the business. Once a confidentiality agreement is signed and completed a business profile is provided….