How to Buy a Restaurant with Other People’s Money

By Robin Gagnon
February 21, 2012

Financing your dream of buying a restaurant is probably the toughest obstacle faced by today’s entrepreneur.  The availability of great listings at good pricing has never been better but the lending environment has never been worse.  The traditional...
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Finding Great Restaurants for Sale

By Robin Gagnon
February 17, 2012

You did it. You have finally arrived at a place where financially and emotionally you are ready to pull the trigger; you are going to buy a restaurant. You have dreamed about it for years. Your passion has always been to own your own cafe or a...
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Buying a Restaurant Franchise versus an Independent

By Robin Gagnon
February 13, 2012

Buying a restaurant franchise creates different requirements for the buyer than the purchase of an independent restaurant.   For the new restaurant buyer who is dealing with all the elements of closing, buying a restaurant franchise can add another...
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How to Sell a Restaurant Business

By Eric Gagnon
February 10, 2012

The time has come to sell your restaurant business, perhaps it's not making the money you need anymore, or you just don't have the time to run it any longer. Just like when selling any other item, there a few basic things to consider to make sure...
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Vacant Restaurants for Lease - 3 Quick Tips

By Robin Gagnon
February 06, 2012

Here are 3 quick tips to help you when searching for vacant restaurants for lease. Tip Number 1:  The best vacant restaurants for lease are never advertised. The vacant restaurants with signs in the window represent a very small percentage of the...
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Buying a Restaurant Means Buying a Lifestyle

By Robin Gagnon
February 03, 2012

It’s easy to be caught up in the search for a restaurant for sale.  After all, buying a restaurant is exciting.  The thrill of the search takes over when you see the many restaurants for sale listings, especially in the current market.  Whether your...
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Colorado Restaurant Broker Reports on the Rockies

By Robin Gagnon
January 30, 2012

According to Colorado Restaurant Broker John Jordan of We Sell Restaurants, Tebow is on vacation but the Rockies are ready to roll!  Here’s his advice to operators whether or not they are positioning their Colorado bar for sale. Temperatures have...
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Atlanta Restaurants Sales Up Says CPA. Restaurant Brokers Agree.

By Eric Gagnon
January 28, 2012

Atlanta restaurants are reporting sales increases of 4.7% over 2011 according to CPA Robert Wagner at Net Financials. Restaurant brokers are seeing a similar trend. Robert Wagner, CPA at NetFinancials has released his recent report of fourth quarter...
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Should You Buy a Restaurant for Sale by Owner?

By Robin Gagnon
January 26, 2012

Many people dream of owning a restaurant. A natural question arises, “Should they buy an existing restaurant for sale by owner?” The answer is not simple and the process requires care and diligence. To that end, there are innumerable sites on the...
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What Restaurants for Sale & the State of the Union Address Share

By Robin Gagnon
January 24, 2012

It may seem as though restaurants for sale and the State of the Union Address are two very different subjects but they actually have three important points in common.    The State of the Union Address just like any restaurants for sale presentation...
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