State Business Brokers, Inc.

Sales of Businesses and Properties in the State of Michigan

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HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO SELL A BUSINESS?

It usually takes longer to sell a business than a house or a commercial building.

Because of the confidential nature of a business sale, a business broker cannot put a For Sale sign on the window. The average time to sell a business is usually between six to eighteen months. However, there are exceptions.

Some businesses may sell within a month of being put on the market. Others may take several years to attract the right Buyer. A business broker seeks out and talks to Buyers everyday. The next one may be just right for a particular business.