Businesses For Sale in Charleston VA Area

Find a Small Business for Sale in Charleston VA

If you are looking to start a new business in the Charleston VA area finding a business opportunity or buying a local established business for sale can be one of the best ways to start your own business. Buy a profitable, established, local business for sale with a customer base and earnings. Optionally, you can find a franchise opportunity or an existing franchise for sale in Charleston VA which will get you some training and support form the franchisor along with some assistance in business setup, marketing and even financing as most franchisors have established relationships with small business lenders or have a streamlined loan approval process from SBA approved lenders. While it is harder for new small businesses to generate cash flow and/or to obtain business loans, if you are buying a local small business on sale or an existing franchise on sale with revenue and cash flow, you may be able to qualify for financing from local banks or small biz lenders to obtain a business startup loan, which makes it easier to buy and grow an existing small business.

Buying a Small Business from a Business Broker vs a Business Owner in Charleston

Many potential business buyers search online for a Charleston VA business for sale by owner and and may be it is because many potential buyers are led to believe that they can get a better deal, if they buy the business directly from the business owner rather than buying it from a broker. However, most small biz owners are hard core entrepreneurs and in reality and the way human nature works, most sellers will always want a higher price and many sellers price the business higher than what it is actually worth, whereas an experienced broker will price it based on the market metrics and valuation, so that they can sell the business quickly because keeping a business on market for too long by pricing it disproportionately higher can be counter productive. Secondly, despite websites and marketplaces like our's which facilitate any business owner to sell a business directly, most businesses are still sold through brokers and hence no FSBO websites & marketplaces have been successful. Also a very few businesses listed by owners eventually get sold because most sellers price it higher than what it is worth or do not use real valuation metrics, whereas an experienced broker in the Virginia related industry will price it based on the market metrics and valuation, so that they can sell the business quickly because keeping a business on market for too long can be counter productive. Hence, buying a business from a qualified Charleston VA area business broker can be beneficial contrary to what some buyers tend to think. Find Charleston business for sale opportunities below listed by for sale by a small biz owner or by Virginia business brokers.

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    Solid Net Income WV Casket Distributor Company
    $800,000
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     Beckley West Virginia USA

    This Company is a casket distributor that proudly sells products crafted in the USA with many custom...

    This Company is a casket distributor that proudly sells products crafted in the USA with many customizable options provided! This regional one-stop shop for caskets and accessories serves a broad portion of West Virginia, with the potential to furthe...

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    VA Franchise Opportunities for Sale

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      J.D. Byrider Franchise
      $825,480+

      J.D. Byrider is the nations leading used car and finance enterprise. The company integrates vehicle...

      J.D. Byrider is the nations leading used car and finance enterprise. The company integrates vehicle sales and financing because it provides the franchisee greatest control of the business and the ability to sell to any customer they want or feel is ...

      Auto Dealers Franchise Opportunities
           
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      Lennys Grill & Subs Franchise
      $188,216+

      Lennys Grill & Subs is the place to find World Class, authentic Philly Cheesesteaks served hot o...

      Lennys Grill & Subs is the place to find World Class, authentic Philly Cheesesteaks served hot off the grill, delicious deli subs with meats and cheeses sliced about 37 seconds before landing on our made-to-order sandwiches, and fresh sliced vegg...

      Food Restaurants Sub Sandwich Franchise Opportunities
           
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      Children's Montessori Systems Franchise
      $695,177+

      Over the last 25 years, we have developed an educational program that prepares our students to excel...

      Over the last 25 years, we have developed an educational program that prepares our students to excel in a global society by providing an academically rigorous, engaging, and supportive learning environment that cultivates curiosity, creativity, and c...

      Education Schools Franchise Opportunities
           
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      Ace Hardware Franchise
      $650,000+

      Founded in 1924 by a small group of Chicago hardware store owners, Ace changed the retail landscape ...

      Founded in 1924 by a small group of Chicago hardware store owners, Ace changed the retail landscape by allowing individual stores to purchase merchandise in bulk to save money and buy at the lowest possible price. As an Ace Hardware owner, you gain t...

      Retail Hardware Stores Franchise Opportunities
           
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      Rusty Taco Franchise
      $512,425+

      Our fast casual franchise serves street-style tacos like youve never seen! Rusty Taco is a distinct...

      Our fast casual franchise serves street-style tacos like youve never seen! Rusty Taco is a distinctive taco franchise that celebrates what we believe: Tacos are the Most Important Meal of the Day! With our business model, youll serve up handmade...

      Food Restaurants Mexican Taco Burrito Franchise Opportunities
           
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      GlofU Franchise
      $130,100+

      GolfU is a state of the art golf facility just for kids. Each GolfU features golf simulators, puttin...

      GolfU is a state of the art golf facility just for kids. Each GolfU features golf simulators, putting greens, chipping areas and even a sand trap! GolfU offers the best golf programs for kids of all ages and abilities. GolfU certified coaches make le...

      Sports Recreation Golf Franchise Opportunities
           
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      Elements Massage Franchise
      $222,350+

      At Elements Massage our franchisees benefit from the established and well-developed operating syste...

      At Elements Massage our franchisees benefit from the established and well-developed operating systems, ongoing training and innovation, comprehensive marketing support, strong vendor programs and a dedicated staff ready to support with individual ne...

      Fitness Massage Franchise Opportunities
           
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      Fast-Fix Jewelry and Watch Repairs Franchise

      Fast-Fix Jewelry and Watch Repairs is the world's largest, most trusted choice for jewelry and watch...

      Fast-Fix Jewelry and Watch Repairs is the world's largest, most trusted choice for jewelry and watch repair services, custom jewelry design, engraving, eyeglass frame and smartphone repairs (services vary by location). Franchising since 1987, with ov...

      Jewelry Stores Franchise Opportunities
           
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      Pollo Campero Franchise

      Pollo Campero is a fast-casual chicken restaurant brand specializing in flavorful chicken and a whol...

      Pollo Campero is a fast-casual chicken restaurant brand specializing in flavorful chicken and a wholesome menu focused on easy to share individual and family meals. Pollo Camperos menu was developed using a combination of familiar and unique flavors...

      Franchise Opportunities
           
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      Boulder Designs Franchise
      $79,950+

      The Boulder Designs franchise business gives you the opportunity to design and sell decorative bould...

      The Boulder Designs franchise business gives you the opportunity to design and sell decorative boulders to customers from many sectors. Your customer base includes residential, commercial businesses, farms and ranches, high schools, non-profits, golf...

      Construction Home Improvement Franchise Opportunities
           
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      9Round Fitness Franchise
      $91,600+

      At 9Round, we offer a kickboxing-themed fitness program that incorporates functional, interval, card...

      At 9Round, we offer a kickboxing-themed fitness program that incorporates functional, interval, cardiovascular, and circuit training regimens. The programs consist of a proprietary system of nine challenging workout stations developed by a profession...

      Fitness Fitness Centers Gyms Health Clubs Franchise Opportunities
           
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      Russo's New York Pizzeria Franchise
      $454,350+

      Russo's New York Pizzeria is a 49-location national and international franchisor and a fast casual a...

      Russo's New York Pizzeria is a 49-location national and international franchisor and a fast casual and casual dining brand. Based in Houston, Russos is composed of a mix of corporate and franchised locations. Chef Anthony Russo created his concept f...

      Food Restaurants Pizza Franchise Opportunities
           
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      Carvel Franchise

      Since 1934, our guests have craved Carvel, Americas Freshest Ice Cream. They love the taste of fr...

      Since 1934, our guests have craved Carvel, Americas Freshest Ice Cream. They love the taste of fresh, handcrafted ice cream, which keeps them coming back for more. Its a tradition. That valued tradition is even more important now as the Carvel b...

      Ice Cream Franchise Opportunities
           
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      Baskin-Robbins Franchise
      $94,350+

      Nearly three-quarters of a century ago, two brothers-in-law shared a dream to create an innovative i...

      Nearly three-quarters of a century ago, two brothers-in-law shared a dream to create an innovative ice cream store that would be a neighborhood gathering place for families. A few years later Baskin Robbins was born. Today, Baskin-Robbins which is pa...

      Food Restaurants Ice Cream Franchise Opportunities
           
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      Captain D's Franchise
      $781,000+

      Captain Ds is the #1 fast-casual seafood restaurant brand and franchise in America. For nearly 50 y...

      Captain Ds is the #1 fast-casual seafood restaurant brand and franchise in America. For nearly 50 years, Captain Ds has continued to catch a growing share of the fast-casual market because there is no other franchise quite like us. Aside from maint...

      Food Restaurants Seafood Restaurants Franchise Opportunities
           

     

     

    How to Sell my Charleston Business?

    Are you a Charleston, VA area small biz owner interested in selling a small business, franchise, service, company, store, shop in Charleston? Advertise your small business for sale listing to Sell a Small Business Online for a LOW listing fee and No Commissions - Seller Testimonials - If you are a broker or a real estate agent, signup for a multiple listing account to Get Business Broker Leads

    Selling a Business in Charleston

    If you are a small business owner interested in selling your business by yourself in Charleston, VA area, then first of all you need to get proper valuation for your business, which either you can do yourself with a software or by using valuation metrics that are available online for most business types and/or hire a professionally qualified local Charleston business broker or an analyst. Selling a business can be a lot of work and can take a long time - if you do not want to hire a business broker then you need to do additional marketing, tracking and monitoring leads - there is more to it than just listing it on a few websites. This in itself is a process and can take a lot of your time. Selling a business can also be once in a lifetime event for most people and no matter how well versed you are with your business and the process of selling it, one small mistake may lead to a huge loss or a botched deal, it is recommended that you always seek advice from a business professional such as licensed broker, M&A advisor, consultant, small business accountant or a lawyer with regards to verification of finances, drafting contracts and negotiation.

     


     

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