Archive for September, 2012

Dual Agent or Buyer’s Agent?

By Hoke - Last updated: Saturday, September 1, 2012

An experienced and ethical dual agent who represents both parties can be beneficial to the acquisition process because a more direct communication and ability to really understand the needs of buyer and seller. Yet a dual agent without both experience and ethical responsibility can be a real liability. An experienced and ethical buyer’s agent can […]

The disadvantage of letting the business brokers search for my acquisition

By Hoke - Last updated: Saturday, September 1, 2012

Unlike residential real estate, listing business brokers are not contractually obligated to cooperate (split commissions) with another business broker who represents a buyer. To make a higher commission percent, a high percentage of listing business brokers will not cooperate with other brokers. Your agent normally will not have access to these listings. If you would […]

Where to find businesses for sale

By Hoke - Last updated: Saturday, September 1, 2012

Today the internet is where businesses are sold. Unlike residential real estate agents, business brokers do not have an exclusive MLS type system. You need not be a broker to search businesses for sale. In fact brokers have a disadvantage over the principal buyer. See The disadvantage of letting a broker search for my acquisition […]