Buying a Restaurant with SBA lending is a great opportunity for buyers to finance up to 90% of the total acquisition cost. Restaurant Acquisitions are eligible for Small Business Administration (SBA) 7(a) loans, but the process can be time-consuming and requires many supporting documents.
The restaurant buyer’s and the restaurant seller’s financial documents must be approved for bank lending....Read More
What are the Steps for first-time restaurant buyers? This question EATS Broker gets multiple times weekly for buyers inquiring about restaurants for sale. Many interested buyers looking at restaurants for sale opportunities will be first-time restaurant buyers.
Many buyers are shocked about the difference between buying a home compared to buying a restaurant. The buying process from purchasing...Read More
The Cares Act 2 has some generous provisions to help restaurants. EATS Broker wants to share some great news about the latest $900 billion coronavirus relief bill. The coronavirus relief bill extends and modifies several provisions first enacted in the CARES Act, Congress’s $2.2 trillion pandemic relief law passed in March 2020.
Congress passed the relief bill to provide support to help...Read More
The million-dollar question for buyers should be,” what are the benefits of buying an existing restaurant”? The Restaurant Industry has a high failure rate, around 60 percent of new restaurants fail within the first year. And nearly 80 percent shutter before their fifth anniversary according to CNBC.com
Knowing these tremendous odds of failure, there are precautions prospective restaurant...Read More
Did you know the statement “proof of funds” is not in the Merriam Webster dictionary? This information is interesting because the words, “proof of funds” are used daily in the Business Brokerage world.
Proof of Funds (POF) demonstrates how much money a person or entity has available in liquid assets. When purchasing a restaurant, you may need documentation showing your Proof of Funds to show...Read More
It’s a golden opportunity for buyers to buy a restaurant in today’s market. BizBuySell.com states website traffic has increased with Buyers and Sellers activity. Customer traffic on the internet’s largest Business for sale site now exceeds pre-Covid-19 levels. Traffic to the website was up 19% May 2020 compared to May 2019.
Yelp recently updated its Local Economic Impact Report to provide...Read More
SBA Bank Lending approval for a restaurant can be a challenging task to qualify for a buyer and can make the difference of a restaurant selling or not selling. Restaurants for sale that qualify for SBA lending on the market today are far less in numbers than buyers.
The restaurants that sell for the highest and best price are restaurants that qualify for lending. Banks are willing and ready to...Read More