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How to Manage Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) in Your Business

Managing the cost of goods in your business will help you save money while increasing your bottom line. AutoCenter Sales offers auto body shop real estate services.

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Your Automotive Business in the First 90 Days

To be successful in the first 90 days after your auto center business acquisition, develop strategies to reach your goals. AutoCenter Sales provides brokerage services for auto center buyers and sellers.

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What Should You Look for in an Automotive Business

If you are an automotive expert looking for a business opportunity, buying an automotive business may be the next step in your career. An auto shop allows you to do what you love while building a business and establishing your reputation as a leader in your community.

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Understanding EBITDA in Business Sales

Buying or selling an automotive business is an important decision. Business owners need a full picture to best understand a company’s valuation. One term that comes up often when discussing business sales and acquisitions is EBITDA. Put in the simplest terms, EBITDA is an income statement metric. It is one of several ways to look at a business’s operational performance.

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Understanding Discretionary Cash Flow

Understanding discretionary cash flow is an important part of making the best decision when buying or selling your automotive center. Discretionary cash flow is the amount of money that is left over after all of a company’s expenses have been paid out. The amount that remains can be used to pay out bonuses, pay off debt, pay shareholders, or invest in the business.

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Securing and Obtaining Financing for Your Automotive Business

Getting a successful business off the ground takes more than just hard work. Whether you’re starting a new dealership or buying an auto repair shop, having a sound financial footing is crucial to acquiring a new or existing business. Many businesses get their start with the help of various financing options. But before you get in touch with the nearest lender, consider the following best practices for securing financing for your new business.

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6 Things to Look for In a Potential Buyer

Everyone has their ideal potential buyer in mind – but there are certain qualities that help buyers succeed. Let’s take a look at 6 characteristics of the perfect buyer (and why they matter):

 

They’re go-getters

The ideal buyer knows what they want and goes for it. They’re goal-driven and know that running an automotive business is more than just a new adventure. If you’re speaking with buyers who are employees just looking for a new opportunity, they may not be prepared to continue your business’s success.

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6 Helpful Tips for the New Franchise Owner

New business owner? Grow a successful auto center franchise with these six useful tips.

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The Secret to Building a Successful Family Business

According to statistics, the success rate for family-owned businesses isn’t good. In fact, transitioning from first generation to second generation owners, your automotive business has around a 30% rate of continuing successfully. From the second to the third generation, it plummets to a dismal 10%.

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How to Make Sure Your Automotive Business Sells

Few things are more disappointing than a business deal that falls through. After hours and hours spent talking and deliberating with potential buyers, you’re left empty-handed.

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Let Our Clients Speak for Us!

Check out the ACS reviews left by our clientele.

Over my over fifty year career, I have had the privilege of working with many other brokers, but I have to say that I have not worked with a more professional and diligent person. Joe handled every aspect and obstacle that presented itself throughout the sales process as a consummate professional.

Tim E.Illinois

Jason was a huge help with my transaction! As a first time buyer, I had a lot of extra questions and concerns and Jason was fantastic in answering my questions as well as explaining everything in detail. On top of that, he communicated everything in an effective manner and I never once felt like I was in the dark. I will only use Jason for everything transaction moving forward and would recommend him to anyone looking to get into the automotive business.

B.L. California

Mike has been instrumental in helping me successfully complete 4 transactions (both buying and selling) over the last 15 years. His expertise in getting deals done is second to none. If you are contemplating a transaction in the auto service sector I can unconditionally recommend Mike and his team.

Bill D.
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