BizBuySell’s Q3 Broker Survey Reports Continued Financing Conditions and an Importance on Seller Financing

Article: Nearly 70% of Business Brokers Say Financing Availability Still Not Improving For Business Buyers, According to BizBuySell Survey predictions

Lending restrictions, scarce 3rd party financing, and the uncertainty of government support led our broker audience to share their uncertain outlook on financing for business transactions in 2012.

BizBuySell’s Broker survey, which asks our members to enlighten the industry on trends each quarter,  resulted in a resounding vote that financing options aren’t helping business buyers pursue entrepreneurship this year. Over 70% of brokers surveyed did not predict improvement in the lending structure, while the remainder suggested even tighter regulations were to come.

Read the full survey results here

As slowly improving economic factors are compounding the difficulty in securing financing, 90% of brokers reported that seller financing was “essential” or “important” for sellers to attract able buyers. Read here for valuable broker insights and their expectations for the business-for-sale marketplace through the remainder of 2012.

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