Buying a Business or Franchise Articles

Thinking of buying a business or franchise in Australia? If you know what you want, what's important and how to run and buy a business, then buying an existing Australian business or franchise can be a great way to get into business without going through the process of starting one from scratch. When you buy a business that’s already operating, you can skip the business startup risks and enjoy the cashflow and customers from day one. More on buying a business...


  • 5 questions to ask before buying a retail business

    5 questions to ask before buying a retail business

    Around half the Australian population has worked in retail at some time in their career, making retail our largest employer.   Retail includes restaurants, bookshops, hairdressers, dairies, hotels, and motels to ment...

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  • How to finance a franchise

    How to finance a franchise

    How to raise the capital to buy a franchise Take a walk through the CBD of any of our major towns or cities, and you’ll see loads of familiar brands. Chances are, more than half of them are franchises. Franchising ...

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  • why pick the ugly ducklng when buying a business

    Why pick the ugly duckling when buying a business

    Why you shouldn’t overlook the ugly duckling If you’re looking for a business to buy, it’s easy to be drawn to the highly profitable and very well-established businesses. But chances are they will be too ...

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  • From corporate career to small business owner

    About owning a small business

    From corporate career to small business owner Giving up a steady salary to be your own boss takes a huge amount of courage, but for those who dare to believe, the rewards are huge – freedom, flexibility, financial s...

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  • Have you got what it takes to be a successful small business owner

    Have you what it takes to be a successful small business owner

    Have you got what it takes to be a successful small business owner Richard Branson left school at 16. He didn’t need a first class business degree to build his billion dollar empire, so what was it that got him where ...

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  • How to measure a business

    How to measure a business's success before you buy it

    If you are looking to buy a business, you want to know it's on the right path, and that you can achieve your monetary and personal objectives. But how can you tell? What are the simple measures of business success?  ...

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  • buy a home based business

    Is a home based business right for you

    The world of work is changing: more people are working part time and more people are working remotely. Work life balance is important to us and we’re making it happen. Working from home offers lots of great advantages...

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  • why buy a mobile franchise

    Why buy a mobile franchise - the benefits

      Hitting the road with a mobile franchise – here are the top five benefits In Australia, we love franchises. We have more franchising outlets per capita than any other country – but for good reason. The ...

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  • The four pillars of successful franchises

    The four pillars of successful franchises

    If you are thinking of buying a franchise, there are loads of things to take into account. We have whittled them down to four key fundamentals – if these four aspects of the business can be met, then opportunity is kno...

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  • Mistakes to avoid when Buying a Business

    Five mistakes to avoid when Buying a Business

    Buying a business is a life changing decision and one you want to enter with your eyes wide open. Your life will change when it's your name above the door - so here are a few tips to make sure those changes are positive....

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  • Franchising tax and compliance considerations

    Franchise businesses - death, tax and compliance

    Benjamin Franklin said it perfectly, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." While buying or operating a franchise can bring a new lease of life to your business activities, the t...

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  • Finding the right business for sale in Australia

    Finding the right business for sale in Australia

    You want to be your own boss - perhaps you have an idea, are looking at options, or are waiting for that right business for sale in Australia to present itself. Owning and operating a business can consume a significant ...

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  • Deciding on the right franchise to buy

    Deciding on the right franchise to buy

    For many Australians, owning a franchise is a reliable path to business success. It’s not for everybody though, so the decision to enter a franchise needs to be approached carefully. To decide on the right franchise to b...

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  • Think buying a franchise business

    Think buying a franchise business

    There are three major ways of getting into your own business. You could start the business from scratch, buy a business or enter into a franchise arrangement by buying a franchise business. Each of these three options h...

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  • Buying a hotel or motel for sale Australia

    Buying a hotel or motel for sale Australia

    Providing accommodation for a profit is a business that many of us have thought about and have followed through on. Hotels and motels can be great investments. There is the attraction of working for yourself, working f...

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  • Buying a restaurant or cafe for sale Australia

    Buying a restaurant or cafe for sale Australia

    You like to work with food and people, and find yourself browsing the Cafes for Sale online. Rather than start your own venture from scratch you decide it is much better to buy an existing cafe; that will enable you to hav...

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  • Why buy a franchise?

    Why buy a franchise?

    Sick of working for someone else, maybe you need to buy a franchise? If you like the idea of working for yourself with low overheads, flexible hours and some support, then there are many options. All require that leap of ...

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  • How to buy a franchise for sale opportunity

    How to buy a franchise for sale opportunity

    Good news, most franchises work well and are a low risk business option. When buying a franchise business look for one that best fits your budget, strengths, skills, personality and lifestyle. There are several different e...

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  • Why buy a business, buying a business

    Why buy a business, buying a business

    Buying a business is always easier and much less risky than starting one from scratch. According to statistics, a large number of start-up businesses will fail, and those that survive are often sold to have their new o...

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  • 10 questions to ask before you buy a business

    10 questions to ask before you buy a business

    Before you lay all your cards on the table, make sure you understand the game.   When buying a business, there’s more to consider than the type of business, its financial potential and the price. There&rsqu...

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