Vanessa Lovie

CEO Bsale Australia

Vanessa is the current manager and CEO of Bsale Australia. Over the past 11 years as a business owner, she understands what it takes to grow a business. As a writer and contributor on Bsale, she wants to bring informative articles that can assist people in the process of buying or selling a business.  

 

Feature Interview in Bsale Magazine

 

Vanessa Lovie Interview
July 2022


The Women Behind Bsale the Business for Sale Marketplace

By Caitlin Mary on 20th June 2022

In 2000, the newspapers were prime advertising spaces for business for sale, there weren't very many options and this is when the Bsale Marketplace was born. To help owners to advertise their opportunities and to allow buyers an easy place to search and find the right opportunity for them. 

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Published Articles

Can a Foreigner Buy Business in Australia?

Can a Foreigner Buy Business in Australia?

Vanessa Lovie1 July 2024

Are you an international or foreign citizen looking to buy a business in Australia for investment or immigration purposes? We take a look at the options available to you and how you could make that dream a reality. Australia has very strict immigration policies... Read More » 9 min read

What is an Information Memorandum in a Business Sale?

What is an Information Memorandum in a Business Sale?

Vanessa Lovie26 June 2024

Whether you are buying or selling a business you may have come across the term 'Information Memorandum' or 'Info Memo' or 'IM' for short, and wonder what it entails. Basically, an IM is a document usually prepared by the business owner or their advisor that outl... Read More » 4 min read

Selling a Business in Australia: A Comprehensive Guide

Selling a Business in Australia: A Comprehensive Guide

Vanessa Lovie25 June 2024

Selling a business can evoke a range of emotions for a business owner, often mixing pride and achievement with sadness and loss as they part with something they’ve built. Owners often experience anxiety and stress about finding the right buyer and ensuring... Read More » 14 min read

Buying a Business in Australia: A Comprehensive Guide

Buying a Business in Australia: A Comprehensive Guide

Vanessa Lovie24 June 2024

Buying a business is exciting, but before you start enquiring on businesses for sale, it's important you understand the entire process if you want to be successful. Whether you are a first-time buyer or have purchased a business before it's a good idea to... Read More » 12 min read

How to Create an Engaging Business For Sale Ad

How to Create an Engaging Business For Sale Ad

Vanessa Lovie23 June 2024

So you're thinking about selling your business and want to create the best ad possible? With 24 years of experience as a business for sale website, we've seen countless ads and can share with you the best-performing tactics to get the most clicks on your ad. Wh... Read More » 4 min read

What is Due Diligence in a Business Sale?

What is Due Diligence in a Business Sale?

Vanessa Lovie12 June 2024

Due diligence is the process where the buyer gets to review the business that is for sale in full detail to ensure it meets their expectations. You may find when scrolling through businesses for sale on Bsale that limited information has been provided by the... Read More » 6 min read

How to Choose the Best Business Broker?

How to Choose the Best Business Broker?

Vanessa Lovie1 June 2024

So, the time has come to buy or sell a business, and you're looking for advice from a business broker but don't know where to start? Don't worry! We have you covered. In Australia, there are over 500 business brokers actively involved in the business sales proce... Read More » 8 min read

Has Franchising Recovered Since Covid Lockdowns?

Has Franchising Recovered Since Covid Lockdowns?

Vanessa Lovie23 May 2024

Its been 4 years since the initial Covid-19 lock downs and one of the most affected areas was franchising, with the majority of the hospitality industry closing or restricted it saw a huge decline in revenue for franchises.  Franchising revenue was strong... Read More » 2 min read

6 Indian Restaurants for Sale under $200,000

6 Indian Restaurants for Sale under $200,000

Vanessa Lovie1 May 2024

Fancy some Butter Chicken, Beef Vindaloo or Rogan Josh? Aussie's love to enjoy a good Indian curry.  With over 2,000 restaurants for sale in Australia on Bsale, Indian cuisine makes up a small percentage. However, there are some good opp... Read More » 2 min read

What's The Ideal Relationship Between Franchisor And Franchisee?

What's The Ideal Relationship Between Franchisor And Fran...

Vanessa Lovie1 May 2024

The relationship between a franchisee and franchisor is a vital to how sucessful your location can be. Unlike traditional businesses, franchises are highly dependendant upon the systems of the franchisor, so this relationship is key. Recognizing this dynamic... Read More » 3 min read

8 Businesses for Sale in Sydney Under $100,000

8 Businesses for Sale in Sydney Under $100,000

Vanessa Lovie1 May 2024

Sydney is the most expensive city in Australia, so is it actually possible to buy a business under $100,000 that is profitable? The average wage in Sydney is currently $92,844 so the idea of purchasing a business for only $100,000 will put you well under... Read More » 3 min read

Breathe the Salt Air with these 7 Beachside Businesses For Sale

Breathe the Salt Air with these 7 Beachside Businesses For...

Vanessa Lovie21 April 2024

Australia's gorgeous coastline offers not only stunning views but also plenty of opportunities for budding or would-be business owners. Whether it's a trendy cafe with ocean views or a surf shop catering to locals and tourists, beachside businesses hold a unique ... Read More » 3 min read

What Does a Business Broker Do?

What Does a Business Broker Do?

Vanessa Lovie2 April 2024

Business brokers are qualified professionals who assist in the buying and selling of businesses, ranging from small business acquisitions to large company mergers. In Australia, every state mandates that business brokers be licensed, requiring them to comply with... Read More » 4 min read

What to Consider when Buying a Dog Grooming Business

What to Consider when Buying a Dog Grooming Business

Vanessa Lovie1 April 2024

Buying a dog grooming business can be a rewarding venture, especially if you like working with dogs and have a knack for clipping and washing. Hello show dogs! But as with all business purchases, it requires careful consideration to ensure you are buying the... Read More » 6 min read

Owning and Running a Taxi Business

Owning and Running a Taxi Business

Vanessa Lovie26 March 2024

Owning a taxi can prove to be a very profitable business. Despite the insurgency of ride-share applications such as Uber, Ola, and Didi, the taxi industry has seen a return to operations in recent years as users have grievances with many of the apps, especially... Read More » 3 min read

Buying a Business Under Management? Here's What to Consider

Buying a Business Under Management? Here's What to Consider...

Vanessa Lovie5 March 2024

Buying a business under management is a hot search among business owners who are looking for an investment, or their second or third business. Finding a business that is already running under management means the owner can invest limited time into the daily... Read More » 3 min read

4 Tips When Buying a Wedding Business For Sale

4 Tips When Buying a Wedding Business For Sale

Vanessa Lovie25 February 2024

Weddings are on the rise! It seems that Australians love of marriages continues with a sharp rise in weddings in recent years. It is estimated that the Australian wedding industry generates over $2 billion dollars a year, with 127,000 weddings occuring in... Read More » 3 min read

Top 3 Trending Industries: ABS Stats and Bsale Market Insights

Top 3 Trending Industries: ABS Stats and Bsale Market Insigh...

Vanessa Lovie23 February 2024

We take a look at some of the highest growth industries in Australia and assess why it is happening and whether now is a good time to buy a business in these sectors. When we look at the ABS data we can able to gauge some key factors such as entry and exit... Read More » 6 min read

Why are 386,392 Businesses Closing and not Selling?

Why are 386,392 Businesses Closing and not Selling?

Vanessa Lovie20 February 2024

With over 2.5 million businesses currently trading in Australia, what can we learn from exit rates and the number of businesses currently for sale? When you take into account the various business for sale platforms, listing numbers range from 11,000 - 18,000 and... Read More » 7 min read

What you Should Know About Running an Australia Post

What you Should Know About Running an Australia Post

Vanessa Lovie18 February 2024

In recent years, Australia Post has experienced a shift in its services. With the rise in technology, fewer letters are being delivered, but there has been a marked increase in parcel deliveries. The introduction of money exchange and insurance offerings has... Read More » 3 min read

6 Ways Cafe’s Can Apply AI to Increase Their Value

6 Ways Cafe’s Can Apply AI to Increase Their Value

Vanessa Lovie15 February 2024

With over 2,000 cafes for sale in Australia, a competitive advangage is important. In the next 5 years Artifical Intelligence (AI) is going to change the way most businesses operate, there has not been such a huge shift in technology since the internet. Business... Read More » 4 min read

Im Looking to Sell my Business Online for Free

Im Looking to Sell my Business Online for Free

Vanessa Lovie19 January 2024

So you're looking at selling your business and you want to find free ways of advertising the business for sale? There are a number of websites that have free business for sale advertising - hello Gumtree, ebay, Facebook marketplace and those 'business for sale' w... Read More » 3 min read

Is an Acquisition in Your Plans for 2024?

Is an Acquisition in Your Plans for 2024?

Vanessa Lovie16 January 2024

As a business owner entering 2024 you will most likely be looking at ways to grow your business. How to obtain more sales, more clients, and increase the profitability of your business. An emerging trend among entrepreneurs and mid-size companies is to buy a... Read More » 4 min read

A Guide on How to Choose the Right Cafe for Sale

A Guide on How to Choose the Right Cafe for Sale

Vanessa Lovie11 January 2024

Australians love a good cup of coffee, rather they love a latte, cappincino, long black, mocha, chai latte - whichever takes their fancy. We all have our favourites! The coffee culture is strong in Australia and a regular part of many people's day... Read More » 12 min read

7 Tips to Buying a Pub in Australia

7 Tips to Buying a Pub in Australia

Vanessa Lovie3 January 2024

Pubs are seen as quintessentially Australian. They symbolise the laid-back, friendly, and welcoming nature that Australians pride themselves on. The pub culture is an integral part of the Australian way of life, especially in country towns. Whether gathering for... Read More » 6 min read

6 Benefits of Buying a Business Under Management

6 Benefits of Buying a Business Under Management

Vanessa Lovie6 December 2023

There are many benefits to buying a business, however, buying a business under management opens up another realm of possibilities for an enthusiastic buyer. Buying a business under management can mitigate many of the risks associated with buying a new... Read More » 2 min read

Can you Buy a Business With No Money Down?

Can you Buy a Business With No Money Down?

Vanessa Lovie9 November 2023

Technically, yes. But is it that simple? No.  Here’s why, when you are buying a business you are committing yourself to the venture, you are investing your time, money and energy into the business to make it work going forward. So if you aren't wil... Read More » 7 min read

10 Key Benefits of Providing Vendor Finance

10 Key Benefits of Providing Vendor Finance

Vanessa Lovie31 October 2023

With the increase in interest rates and difficulty obtaining loans, vendor finance may be an option you should consider when selling a business. It can have benefits for both the buyer and seller and is a practice we are seeing more common since COVID-19 and... Read More » 2 min read

How Much is a Business Brokers Commission?

How Much is a Business Brokers Commission?

Vanessa Lovie19 October 2023

Typically, a business brokers commission is between 5-10% of the business sale price.  A broker will normally want to earn a minimum of $15,000 sales commission, though it can be $100,000+ if selling a multi-million-dollar company. Business Brokers are the... Read More » 3 min read

The Lifestyle Buyer: Wants More Than Money

The Lifestyle Buyer: Wants More Than Money

Vanessa Lovie10 October 2023

The idea of buying a business to give you a better quality of life is a dream of many Aussies. In the wake of Covid-19 more and more Australians are putting health and lifestyle at the core of their priorities. Taking care of their mental health and ensuring they... Read More » 3 min read

The Financial Buyer: Maximizing Return on Investment

The Financial Buyer: Maximizing Return on Investment

Vanessa Lovie3 October 2023

In the realm of business acquisitions, the financial buyer emerges as a distinct type of buyer motivated by a solid return on investment (ROI). They are looking for profitable businesses to buy that they can use as a vehicle to increase their profits.  &... Read More » 2 min read

Who is Brad Potter? We take a look.

Who is Brad Potter? We take a look.

Vanessa Lovie29 September 2023

As the recent recipient of the AIBB National Business Broker of the Year & AIBB Deal Maker of the year, we wanted to know who is Brad Potter and what led to his success as a prominent business broker in Australia.  Brad is no newcomer to these awa... Read More » 1 min read

Vending Machines of the Future: Whats driving this business model?

Vending Machines of the Future: Whats driving this business...

Vanessa Lovie27 September 2023

When I came across a recent TikTok sharing how they thought Vending Machines would be one of the best and most lucrative businesses to enter in 2023  - I thought I would take a look at this business model and what we are seeing. With less than 40 ... Read More » 5 min read

The Strategic Buyer: Navigating Growth Opportunities

The Strategic Buyer: Navigating Growth Opportunities

Vanessa Lovie26 September 2023

In the realm of business acquisitions, the strategic buyer stands out as a buyer-driven by industry expertise and a clear vision for expansion. When they approach a seller they are driven with a clear goal in mind.  Understanding the Strategic... Read More » 2 min read

Buying a Business Isn't as Hard as You Think: Consider Vendor Finance

Buying a Business Isn't as Hard as You Think: Consider Vend...

Vanessa Lovie21 September 2023

Buying a business may seem like a daunting task, but with the right approach and understanding of the process, it can be more manageable than one might expect. Two crucial aspects to consider are how to finance the purchase and how the transition into the... Read More » 3 min read

73 New Cafes Await: Explore the Latest Listings for Sale!

73 New Cafes Await: Explore the Latest Listings for Sale!

Vanessa Lovie21 September 2023

Are you an aspiring cafe owner or a seasoned entrepreneur looking to expand your portfolio? With 2,350 cafes currently listed for sale on Bsale.com.au, there's no shortage of opportunities waiting to be explored. In the last 7 days alone, 73 new listings hav... Read More » 3 min read

Discovering Your Buyer Type: Strategic, Financial, or Lifestyle

Discovering Your Buyer Type: Strategic, Financial, or Lifest...

Vanessa Lovie19 September 2023

  When it comes to buying a business, there are three primary motivations for wanting to take that next step. Every buyer enters the process with an objective in mind, a reason as to why they want to buy a business. We take a look at the three main drivers... Read More » 3 min read

Meet Cameron Ryan - Winner of AIBB Deal of the Year Award 2023

Meet Cameron Ryan - Winner of AIBB Deal of the Year Award...

Vanessa Lovie16 September 2023

The 2023 AIBB Awards were recently held on the Sunshine Coast in QLD. Cameron Ryan from Xcllusive Business Sales is a genuinely humble person, who works hard for his clients. His success this year was highlighted by his win of the AIBB Deal of the... Read More » 4 min read

Navigating the New Normal: Small Businesses in 2060s Australia According to the Intergenerational Report

Navigating the New Normal: Small Businesses in 2060s Australia...

Vanessa Lovie13 September 2023

The Intergenerational Report paints a vivid picture of Australia in the 2060s, highlighting significant shifts in demographics, technology, climate change, and geopolitics. These transformative forces will inevitably reshape the economic landscape, with substa... Read More » 3 min read

Australia's Business Brokers Shine at the AIBB Conference.

Australia's Business Brokers Shine at the AIBB Conference.

Vanessa Lovie1 September 2023

The Australian Institute of Business Brokers (AIBB) has just wrapped up its most engaging conference yet, and it's safe to say that attendees left full of inspiration. 170 professional business brokers, including 68 newcomers, from multiple agencies&... Read More » 3 min read

Essential Negotiation Skills for Selling a Business

Essential Negotiation Skills for Selling a Business

Vanessa Lovie14 August 2023

One of the most important skills when selling a business is to be a good negotiator! You need to be able to coordinate communications with the buyer and their team. The negotiations will essentially begin once the buyer first contacts you, as you need to set a... Read More » 5 min read

7 Mistakes Business Owners Make When it's Time to Sell

7 Mistakes Business Owners Make When it's Time to Sell

Vanessa Lovie2 August 2023

Selling a business is a complex process that requires careful consideration and strategic planning. Unfortunately, many business owners make critical mistakes when when it comes time to sell a business, which can result in missed opportunities and lower valuat... Read More » 4 min read

4 of the Best Books on How to Negotiate in Business and Win!

4 of the Best Books on How to Negotiate in Business and Win!

Vanessa Lovie1 July 2023

When it comes to selling a business, your negotiation skills play a vital role in securing a favourable outcome that ensures both the continued success of your business and a smooth transition to the right buyer. Negotiation is an essential skill in both pers... Read More » 11 min read

Franchising: The Ultimate Cross-Country Race to Success

Franchising: The Ultimate Cross-Country Race to Success

Vanessa Lovie5 June 2023

Embarking on a buyer's journey is like stepping onto the starting line of a thrilling cross-country race, brimming with exhilarating twists and turns. Among the choices that lie ahead, the decision between buying a franchise for sale or a standalone business loo... Read More » 5 min read

Selling a cafe in Perth? These brokers can help!

Selling a cafe in Perth? These brokers can help!

Vanessa Lovie4 June 2023

When it comes to placing your cafe for sale in Perth there are a number of factors you need to consider. One of the most important decisions is how you intend to market, negotiate and ultimately sell your cafe. There are thousands of cafes for sale in... Read More » 3 min read

Embrace New Horizons: Move to Tasmania and Buy a Business

Embrace New Horizons: Move to Tasmania and Buy a Business

Vanessa Lovie31 May 2023

Are you seeking a fresh start, breathtaking natural landscapes, and a vibrant business environment? Look no further than Tasmania, Australia's island state that offers a perfect blend of opportunity and unparalleled beauty. Moving to Tasmania and buying a bus... Read More » 7 min read

What is WIWO in Business Sales?

What is WIWO in Business Sales?

Vanessa Lovie21 May 2023

If a business is being sold as "walk in walk out," you will see the abbreviation WIWO on the advertisement. When evaluating a business for sale, it's important to understand this terminology and how it could impact your decision to buy. A WIWO sale may require e... Read More » 5 min read

Seizing Opportunity: Acquiring Well-Established Businesses as Australia's Baby Boomers Approach Retirement

Seizing Opportunity: Acquiring Well-Established Businesses as...

Vanessa Lovie16 May 2023

As the retirement age approaches for a growing number of Baby Boomers in Australia, the business landscape is undergoing a significant transformation. The influence of the Baby Boomer generation, born between 1946 and 1964, has been deeply ingrained in various... Read More » 4 min read

How Inflation Impacts Selling a Business

How Inflation Impacts Selling a Business

Vanessa Lovie10 May 2023

When selling a business, profitability matters. In the current high-inflation environment cost of goods and wages may be impacting your bottom line. Inflation can impact various aspects of a business, including its value and saleability. For owners... Read More » 5 min read

84% of MYOB Survey Respondents Suggest Small Business Support is Crucial in Tonight's Budget.

84% of MYOB Survey Respondents Suggest Small Business Support...

Vanessa Lovie9 May 2023

Ahead of the release of the Federal Budget tonight, a recent MYOB survey highlighted the need for greater support for small businesses with 84% of respondents suggesting that supporting small businesses would be crucial for economic recovery and preventing a... Read More » 2 min read

Profit First: How This Book Can Help Increase the Asking Price of Your Business Sale

Profit First: How This Book Can Help Increase the Asking Price...

Vanessa Lovie8 May 2023

Net profit is arguably the biggest driving factor in determining the asking price of a business sale. It tells the owner and potential buyer how much money they can make from running that particular business. This number will be used as part of the buyers deci... Read More » 2 min read

Selling Your Business: Should you Sell Privately or with a  Business Broker?

Selling Your Business: Should you Sell Privately or with a ...

Vanessa Lovie6 April 2023

When deciding to sell a business, owners often grapple with the choice of selling privately or using a business broker. Each approach has its advantages and disadvantages, depending on the specific circumstances and goals of the business owner. Here are some key... Read More » 2 min read

Has Your Listing Gone Stale? How to Revitalize Your Business for Sale Listing

Has Your Listing Gone Stale? How to Revitalize Your Business...

Vanessa Lovie27 March 2023

Is your business for sale listing not getting as much traction any more? It could be a few things affecting the exposure of your listing that are dropping the enquiry rate. While a price reduction is usually the quick go-to that may be recommended. There are... Read More » 4 min read

Howards Storage World Offers Rare Opportunity

Howards Storage World Offers Rare Opportunity

Vanessa Lovie23 January 2023

Head office has instructed it's time to sell!  With some of their most successful store locations on offer, this is an opportunity not to be missed.  Howards Storage World is an iconic Australian franchise group that was established in Sydney, NS... Read More » 3 min read

Beechworth Sweet Company for Sale: Share in the Magic

Beechworth Sweet Company for Sale: Share in the Magic

Vanessa Lovie18 January 2023

Nestled in the foothills of Victoria’s High Country is the historic gold-mining town of Beechworth. Favourited as a tourist destination just 3 hours from Melbourne and 40 min from Albury / Wodonga. People flock to the region to revel in the town's att... Read More » 4 min read

30-Year-Old Food Institution Hits the Market in Victoria

30-Year-Old Food Institution Hits the Market in Victoria

Vanessa Lovie16 January 2023

It's humble beginning as a Polish inspired delicatessen in the 1990s has seen this business grow from strength to strength.  When two kids fresh out of university decided the corporate world wasn't for them, they embarked on their own entrepreneurial jou... Read More » 4 min read

$20 Sales Every Minute. This Mobile Food Van is Rockin’!

$20 Sales Every Minute. This Mobile Food Van is Rockin’!

Vanessa Lovie10 January 2023

Seven years ago the dream of owners Trish and Julie was to build a business that suited their lifestyle and passion, and they did just that. “We have worked in the event and food industries for years and saw a need for it.” “Julie rang me and... Read More » 5 min read

6 Steps to Preparing your Business For Sale

6 Steps to Preparing your Business For Sale

Vanessa Lovie4 January 2023

Its important to have your business ready to sell well before you place it on the market. Preparing your business for sale will ensure it is ready for the transition to new ownership. The price you can obtain for your business increases dramatically with higher... Read More » 5 min read

Brisbane has the Highest Average Price of Businesses for Sale, While Sydney Sits in Last Place. 

Brisbane has the Highest Average Price of Businesses for Sale...

Vanessa Lovie30 November 2022

The latest figures on Bsale show Brisbane is leading the way with the highest average price of businesses for sale on the market. At $619,949 this sunshine city is asking a higher price for their opportunities than any other city in Australia. Surprisingly... Read More » 3 min read

$20 Million in Funding Announced for Remote and Regional Queensland - Could Now Be the Time to Buy a Business?

$20 Million in Funding Announced for Remote and Regional...

Vanessa Lovie17 November 2022

Since the first Betterment fund was established in 2013, more than 520 projects across 70 local government areas in Queensland – with a value of more than $263 million – have been approved. This funding has helped communities to recover and help... Read More » 5 min read

Why Business Sales Should Be Considered Part of Your Growth Plan

Why Business Sales Should Be Considered Part of Your Growth...

Vanessa Lovie31 October 2022

As a business owner, you are looking for growth and development. To have a successful business you need to have more money coming into the business than going out. What is often overlooked is alternate ways to grow a business, rather than simply looking inside... Read More » 6 min read

Budget 2022: Small Business Wins and the Impact on Business Sales

Budget 2022: Small Business Wins and the Impact on Business...

Vanessa Lovie26 October 2022

Tuesday’s federal budget was much anticipated by small business owners. With a number of ideas put forward, we take a look at the wins for small businesses and how they may impact business sales in the future.  Skills shortages are a major issue faced... Read More » 7 min read

Regional Visas Will Increase by 9,000 to 34,000. Great Step for Businesses for Sale in Regional Towns. 

Regional Visas Will Increase by 9,000 to 34,000. Great Step for...

Vanessa Lovie9 October 2022

Immigrating to Australia is the dream of many people. With our beautiful beaches and country towns, there are opportunities to purchase profitable businesses for sale and build a quality lifestyle.  The recent Job Skills Summit held in Canberra addressed... Read More » 6 min read

Permanent Migration Intake Boosted to 195,000. Will it Affect Business Sales?

Permanent Migration Intake Boosted to 195,000. Will it Affect...

Vanessa Lovie5 October 2022

In response to the shortage of workers addressed at the Job Skills Summit in Canberra, the Albanese Government will be increasing permanent migration visas from 160,000 to 195,000 for the 2023 financial year. “I want to emphasise that one of Labor&... Read More » 6 min read

Why Would Someone Sell a Business That’s Profitable?

Why Would Someone Sell a Business That’s Profitable?

Vanessa Lovie20 September 2022

When I first started writing this article, I had to laugh, the obvious answer is… because it is the best time to sell a business! You want to sell a business when it is profitable and making good money - that is when you will get the best value and make... Read More » 4 min read

A Guide on Analysing Which Pub For Sale Is The Best Fit For You

A Guide on Analysing Which Pub For Sale Is The Best Fit For...

Vanessa Lovie15 September 2022

Who could forget the iconic Walkabout Creek Hotel from Crocodile Dundee or the murals in Broken Hill’s Palace Hotel in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert? Australians love to visit a good hotel or pub and it forms the centre of many communities, especi... Read More » 8 min read

Bsale Buyer Alerts Help you to Buy a Business

Bsale Buyer Alerts Help you to Buy a Business

Vanessa Lovie5 September 2022

When you are looking to buy a business there are thousands of opportunities on the market. How do you find a good business to buy that suits your budget and skill set?  New listings are added to Bsale daily and our 6 am alerts can help inspire... Read More » 6 min read

With the New Airport Opening in 2026 Now is the Time to Look at Businesses for Sale in Sydney

With the New Airport Opening in 2026 Now is the Time to Look at...

Vanessa Lovie2 September 2022

Western Sydney is set to boom with the opening of the Western Sydney Airport in 2026. On Bsale we have some great businesses for sale in Sydney that have the potential to grow in the coming years due to increased infrastructure and population. We take a... Read More » 5 min read

3 Key Pieces of Advice to Help You Buy a Business

3 Key Pieces of Advice to Help You Buy a Business

Vanessa Lovie30 August 2022

If this is your first time entering the world of business ownership, you may be wondering where to start. In recent years we have seen a common debate about whether to buy a business or start from scratch. Whilst both have their merits, when you buy a business... Read More » 5 min read

WA Business Brokers Win the National Awards at the AIBB

WA Business Brokers Win the National Awards at the AIBB

Vanessa Lovie29 August 2022

Last week the AIBB held their 2022 Annual Conference in Sydney and announced the Award winners for the most successful business brokers. Western Australia had two very strong contenders taking out both the National Business Broker of the year and... Read More » 8 min read

A Quick Wrap-Up of the 2022 AIBB Conference 

A Quick Wrap-Up of the 2022 AIBB Conference 

Vanessa Lovie23 August 2022

This year’s Australian Institute of Business Brokers (AIBB) Conference was held in Sydney at the Novotel in Brighton Le Sands on 18th, 19th, and 20th August 2022. Jam-packed with 3 days of activities it was an exciting event for business brokers! This... Read More » 3 min read

How Local Developments Can Impact Businesses for Sale in Perth

How Local Developments Can Impact Businesses for Sale in...

Vanessa Lovie10 August 2022

If you are living in Western Australia or planning to move there, you may be considering buying a business for sale in Perth. With over 900 opportunities on Bsale in various industries, there are some great options available. The local Government has been inve... Read More » 5 min read

The 5 Essential Checks to Perform Before You Buy a Business

The 5 Essential Checks to Perform Before You Buy a Business

Vanessa Lovie8 August 2022

If you’re in the market to buy a business, you have come to the right place. On Bsale we have 10,000+ opportunities and new listings added daily. When you look to buy a business there are a few essential checks you should perform.  1. Lease Agreem... Read More » 3 min read

The 3 Biggest Questions About Business Sales

The 3 Biggest Questions About Business Sales

Vanessa Lovie3 August 2022

In Australia, there are over 2.4 million companies, trusts, partnerships and sole-traders, and at any given point there can be over 10,000 business sales on the market. We hear people asking the same questions about business sales so we thought we would take the... Read More » 5 min read

Why you Need to Review the Franchise for Sale Agreement

Why you Need to Review the Franchise for Sale Agreement

Vanessa Lovie2 August 2022

If you are looking through opportunities on Bsale you may be wondering what you need to review in a franchise for sale agreement. This is a common question asked by potential buyers. A franchise agreement is a legally binding contract that outlines the... Read More » 6 min read

Why Buying a Business for Sale in Melbourne is a Good Choice in 2022

Why Buying a Business for Sale in Melbourne is a Good Choice in...

Vanessa Lovie17 July 2022

It was just voted as one of the most livable cities in the world, so why wouldn't you want to buy a business for sale in Melbourne? It has all the characteristics of a strong community, not to mention, arguably the best coffee in Australia! We take a look at why... Read More » 4 min read

The 3 Types of Documents You'll Need to Sell a Business Online

The 3 Types of Documents You'll Need to Sell a Business Onli...

Vanessa Lovie15 July 2022

The process to sell a business online requires you to have all the necessary documents organised. When you place a listing for sale you will receive enquiries from potential buyers. They will want to see certain documents to make an informed decision. The last... Read More » 5 min read

​​Should You Start from The Ground Up or Look at A Franchise for Sale?

​​Should You Start from The Ground Up or Look at A Franc...

Vanessa Lovie8 July 2022

It's exciting to think about the prospect of establishing your own organisation. Many people think the only way to be successful is to start from the ground up and build from scratch. One option that is often overlooked is the possibility of buying a franchise... Read More » 6 min read

Looking For a Solid Business for Sale in Sydney? Keep An Eye Out for These 7 Green Flags

Looking For a Solid Business for Sale in Sydney? Keep An Eye...

Vanessa Lovie30 June 2022

If your looking for a business for sale in Sydney that can give you a solid income, be sure to keep an eye out on these indicators. As the largest city in Australia, there are thousands of great opportunities to buy a business for sale in Sydney but you want to... Read More » 7 min read

How Inflation Can Positively & Negatively Impact Business Sales

How Inflation Can Positively & Negatively Impact Business Sal...

Vanessa Lovie29 June 2022

A long-term change in inflation can highly impact business sales as the costs of goods increase and there is added pressure on the profitability of an organisation. To deal with the issue of rising inflation, people considering a business sale need to be aware of... Read More » 6 min read

How To Break the News to Staff That You Intend to Sell a Business

How To Break the News to Staff That You Intend to Sell a...

Vanessa Lovie27 June 2022

Staff are a core component to the success of many companies. When you decide to sell a business, figuring out how to inform your employees and break the news of the impending sale can be a difficult conversation.  Depending on the size of your company, you... Read More » 4 min read

Feel Like a Change? Consider Looking at a Franchise for Sale

Feel Like a Change? Consider Looking at a Franchise for Sale

Vanessa Lovie25 June 2022

Franchising has proven to be a very successful model that many people have engaged in to become franchisees. There are a lot of very well-known and successful opportunities and you can find a franchise for sale that can support your business dreams.  A... Read More » 5 min read

Business Owners Under Pressure over 5.2% Wage Rise and 10.5% Super

Business Owners Under Pressure over 5.2% Wage Rise and 10.5%...

Vanessa Lovie17 June 2022

It feels like business owners just went through a pandemic that forced many to close for months on end. Whilst support was available, it didn't always match the loss of income. The stress of Covid-19 restrictions was felt by many businesses who are still try... Read More » 5 min read

6 Financial Aspects to Look at When You Buy a Business

6 Financial Aspects to Look at When You Buy a Business

Vanessa Lovie17 June 2022

The time has come for you to buy a business and you're ready to look at your options. One of the biggest deciding factors is how you will handle the financial aspects of the sale from obtaining capital to assessing profitability to the potential tax con... Read More » 4 min read

How to Make Your Business for Sale in Melbourne Attractive to Potential Buyers

How to Make Your Business for Sale in Melbourne Attractive to...

Vanessa Lovie13 June 2022

Trying to get the attention of potential buyers means you need to have your opportunity ready to market. Preparing your business for sale in Melbourne will take a few steps, one of the most important is making it look attractive and being ready for the potential... Read More » 4 min read

5 Questions to Ask the Owner of a Business for Sale

5 Questions to Ask the Owner of a Business for Sale

Vanessa Lovie10 June 2022

Browsing around for a business for sale can be an exciting experience. If you’re currently working and dreaming about purchasing a business for sale you will need to consider all the options. Becoming an owner is a big decision that can come... Read More » 3 min read

Why Women Should be Thinking About a Career as a Business Broker

Why Women Should be Thinking About a Career as a Business...

Vanessa Lovie30 May 2022

Women are missing out on great opportunities in the business broking industry due to its apparent links to Real Estate and unfortunate male dominance says the Queensland Chair of the AIBB (Australian Institute of Business Brokers) – Kevin Lovewell. ... Read More » 4 min read

400,000 Small Businesses: ScoMo’s Election Promises

400,000 Small Businesses: ScoMo’s Election Promises

Vanessa Lovie5 May 2022

If re-elected, the Liberal Government has announced their plans to create 400,000 new small and family businesses by 2027. With a focus on training and investing $17.9 billion into the Energy Advice program, the plan is to help small businesses lower their energy... Read More » 2 min read

Take the Step from TR to PR: Consider Buying a Business

Take the Step from TR to PR: Consider Buying a Business

Vanessa Lovie24 January 2022

With borders being restricted for the past 2 years due to Covid, there has been a decline in the number of temporary visas being issued. As of October 31, 2021 there are 1.6 million temporary visa holders in Australia, this is down from pre-covid numbers of 2.3... Read More » 5 min read

Systemise your Business to Sell with Google Sites

Systemise your Business to Sell with Google Sites

Vanessa Lovie2 November 2021

A business that is well systemised is easier to sell. When you are going to exit your business or provide training to the new buyer, the more systems you have in place, the easier the transition will be.  Luckily it is 2021 and there are thousands of... Read More » 5 min read

15 Questions to Ask your Potential Business Broker

15 Questions to Ask your Potential Business Broker

Vanessa Lovie26 October 2021

There are over 500 business brokers currently working in Australia assisting owners to sell their opportunities. Deciding which business broker is the best option for you and your enterprise is the top question on most owners' minds. It can... Read More » 4 min read

Melbourne is out of Lockdown! Check out these business opportunities.

Melbourne is out of Lockdown! Check out these business oppor...

Vanessa Lovie22 October 2021

Celebrations started early this morning with Melbourne residents being let out of lockdown after 262 days. With summer just around the corner, hospitality, service and retail businesses are ready to welcome clients back into their venues. With face... Read More » 3 min read

Business Brokers Celebrate with the 2021 AIBB Awards

Business Brokers Celebrate with the 2021 AIBB Awards

Vanessa Lovie1 September 2021

The AIBB recently held their Annual Awards Ceremony to recognise business brokers who have excelled in the past 12 months. With 20 categories up for nomination, there were business brokers recognised from across Australia.  It has been a tough year for the... Read More » 9 min read

Starting or Buying a Business? 4 Types of Business Structures

Starting or Buying a Business? 4 Types of Business Structure...

Vanessa Lovie27 August 2021

If you are looking to start a business, the initial decision on the type of business structure you go with, will be based on a number of factors such as; capital, number of people involved in a business, cost of operations, legal requirements, licenses, tax... Read More » 5 min read

Meet 5 Women Who Excel at Selling Businesses

Meet 5 Women Who Excel at Selling Businesses

Vanessa Lovie25 August 2021

The business broking profession is competitive. A broker's role is to gain clients and then to deliver on their promises to sell the business for the best possible price to the right buyer (or on the flip-side help people to buy businesses). The professio... Read More » 10 min read

NSW in Lockdown: Government Support for Small Business

NSW in Lockdown: Government Support for Small Business

Vanessa Lovie22 August 2021

As COVID-19 continues to spread through communities businesses are feeling the pressure with forced lockdowns and restrictions. Sydney is now entering 9 weeks of lockdowns which is much longer than expected. With cases reaching 800+ per day, the end of this... Read More » 4 min read

5 Professionals Who Can Help Sell Your Business

5 Professionals Who Can Help Sell Your Business

Vanessa Lovie18 August 2021

When the time comes to exit your business you will need to be surrounded by a number of professionals who can help you transition out of your business. Whilst real estate is quite straightforward, selling a business is a bit different. Finding the right buyer for... Read More » 3 min read

Buying a Cafe: Insider Tips from Cafe Owners.

Buying a Cafe: Insider Tips from Cafe Owners.

Vanessa Lovie24 June 2021

In a recent online discussion, someone asked the question: “I’m looking at investing in a small cafe that is run under management. I’m meeting the owner tomorrow. What questions should I ask? I don’t want to miss anything.&rdq... Read More » 5 min read

Business Brokers are preparing for the 2021 AIBB National Conference. 

Business Brokers are preparing for the 2021 AIBB National...

Vanessa Lovie2 June 2021

Excitement is in the air as business brokers and valuers prepare for the 2021 AIBB (Australian Institute of Business Brokers) National Conference. Like many professions, last year threw a spanner in the works and the national conference was postponed to 2021... Read More » 1 min read

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