Resources for buyers

Aldes Business Brokers are at the forefront of the profession of selling businesses with valued representation for ALL of our clients. Every day, more and more business buyers and sellers demand our proven skills and resources to help them succeed in an increasingly complex market.

  • 5 reasons to buy an existing business than start from scratch

    By admin

    Posted on Feb 02 2016, in Resources for buyers

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    You’ve thought about it long and hard, and you’re ready to venture out on your own and start your own business. But have you considered buying an existing business as opposed to starting your own company? Here are our top 5 reasons why buying an established business is a better choice than starting from scratch.

    ​You’ve thought about it long and hard, and you’re ready to venture out on your own and start your own business. But have you considered buying an existing business as opposed to starting your own com... (More)


  • Corporate vs owning your own business

    By Aldes Business Brokers

    Posted on Dec 21 2015, in Resources for buyers

    A practical guide for the transition away from the corporate world to owning your own business

    ​The transition from the corporate world to owning your own business – a practical guide.. In one’s transition away from the corporate world to owning your own business, there are two major factors ... (More)

    Tags: corporate


  • Should I invest?

    By Aldes

    Posted on Jan 17 2018, in Resources for buyers

    What to look out for when deciding to invest in a new venture

    There are many opportunities available in the market place for investors. As a potential investor you will be looking for the following: 1. Returns. Investing in any business opportunity in Southern A... (More)


  • Proving the figures

    By Aldes

    Posted on Dec 11 2015, in Resources for buyers

    Is you new business going to be profitable?

    ​Once you as a potential buyer is satisfied about the business that you would like to acquire, your next step will be to put an offer to purchase in writing to the seller. It is important however to e... (More)


  • Buyer checklist

    By Aldes

    Posted on Dec 01 2015, in Resources for buyers

    A checklist for new buyers

    The following are some elements of a business deal that Aldes has identified that needs attention from a potential buyer. 1. Signed agreement. Make sure that you have a copy of the signed agreemen... (More)

    Tags: buy


  • VAT and Transfer Duties

    By Aldes

    Posted on Dec 02 2015, in Resources for buyers

    When are transfer duties and VAT payable on when purchasing a business?

    To answer the question that many buyers of property have regarding “when is transfer duty payable on a transaction and when will VAT be payable?” Answer. It is important to remember that VAT will ... (More)


  • What is a trust account?

    By Aldes

    Posted on Dec 01 2015, in Resources for buyers

    Would a trust account be beneficial to your business?

    A trust account is a bank account that an authorised individual opens in the name of his company or organisation in order to receive funds and hold it on behalf of the person depositing such funds. ... (More)


  • Thinking of Buying on Auction?

    By Aldes

    Posted on Dec 01 2015, in Resources for buyers

    There are many benefits to buying on auction. Sellers are serious. Properties or businesses that are up for auction are there to be sold, not to test the market.

    There are many benefits to buying on auction. Sellers are serious. Properties or businesses that are up for auction are there to be sold, not to test the market. Prior to the auction you can inspect... (More)


  • How to apply for VAT

    By Aldes

    Posted on Dec 01 2015, in Resources for buyers

    Information about applying for VAT registration with SARS

    Application for VAT registration must be done in person so that SARS can verify your identity and other application details. The VAT 101 – Application for VAT Registration form needs to be completed a... (More)


  • The Buying Process

    By Aldes

    Posted on Nov 23 2015, in Resources for buyers

    The steps to buying a business

    The Buying ProcessThe steps to buying a business What type of buyer are you?. Over the years the enormous amount of enquiries that the Aldes group have received from potential buyers can be categori... (More)

    Tags: buy, process