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Business valuation, searching for old threads

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by grgrman, Mar 21, 2005.

  1. grgrman

    grgrman LawnSite Member
    from NE Ar
    Messages: 9

    I am interested in figuring the value of my company, if I were to sell it. I have read several threads about this, but cannot locate them with the search feature. I have used every word I can think of, unsuccessfully. If someone could steer me in the right direction, I would appreciate it.
  2. PROCUT1

    PROCUT1 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from TN
    Messages: 4,891

    Word of advice..... Opinions on here vary widely..... Anywhere from its worthless to you'll retire in the bahamas,,,,

    Contact a good CPA and they can point you in the right direction

    This has been visited a million times on here and you wont get any real information it will just start a pissin match....
  3. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,547

    True. Everyone will say your business is worth nothing, but theirs is worth millions.
  4. tonygreek

    tonygreek LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,830

    did you try searching the word "valuation"? that returned quite a few threads for me.
  5. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    Find an A&D company
  6. lsylvain

    lsylvain LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 778


    I have tried this several times on the site to value different businesses and so have many others. don't bother on the site, you will not get an accurate assesment of your biz. I have found biz value calculators on line, some are free, do a search. I found one that was pretty helpfull, it taught you how to value a biz then you did the grunt work yourself.

    I sugest researching the steps involved in valueing a business, then use lawnsite to gather industry info and compair yours to others. Another approach to take would be to look for businesses for sale in your area and compair them to yours, just as a real estate agent does when listing your house for sale.

    How this helps.

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