Archive for June, 2016

Thanks to all our online followers, and have a great new financial year!

Happy new financial year, and thanks to all our new and regular followers on social media, and via our weekly “Recent Listings” mailout. We try to bring you relevant industry knowledge with our weekly postings, to help you run your business, succession planning, exit strategy, and hints and tips for people who want to buy a new opportunity. Many of our postings are receiving hundreds of followers each week!

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A Health Check For You and Your Business – Keep Going or Sell?

At First Choice we always tell business owners to run their business so that they can sell it at any time. That means being sale-ready at any time of your business’ life cycle. That way, if something unexpected happens, you have a ship-shape business, in a good position to get you a good sale price quickly. But how do you know when it’s time to let go?

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Thinking of Buying a Business? Things To Do Even Before You Search

Buying the right business takes time and effort, even when you have professional help from a broker! To make the right purchase, it will save you a great deal of time if you have done some homework first.

So that we start our search for you in the right place, you should have a clear pathway set out, on the following … Read more »

Melbourne’s Cafe Culture Leads the World

Melbourne is famous for its coffee culture. In any Melbourne suburb there are locally renowned cafes offering a comfortable space for visitors to while away an hour over a hot drink. These cafes usually take their style of décor from their surrounds. In Brunswick or Northcote, you might find yourself in a humming high street café, with industrial warehouse style of decoration. Groovy hipster types with long beards and flannel … Read more »

Invest in Melbourne, and invest with confidence!

Melbourne has ranked as the world’s most liveable city for the fifth year in a row. The Economist magazine has ranked Melbourne as the most liveable city, beating Vienna, Vancouver, Toronto, Adelaide, and Calgary for the top spot. The rating is achieved by ranking five categories, including stability, healthcare, culture/environment, education and infrastructure. The survey result provides a good reason why people should place Melbourne at the top of their … Read more »

Avoid the Four Biggest Mistakes Business Buyers Make

Avoid the Four Biggest Mistakes Business Buyers Make

I have been helping people to buy businesses for nearly two decades. Over this time I’ve helped hundreds of people, and seen many successful business sales take place. I’ve also seen a number of people make mistakes, so I am well placed to offer advice on how you can avoid the common errors people … Read more »