From the monthly archives: September 2016

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SOLD: Online Babysitting Service Franchise

This Internet membership, fee-based franchise business has a great reputation in the Katy/Sugar Land area! This franchise was built on a foundation of safety, for both sitters and members and offers an awesome online experience for both client and franchisee. To ensure the safest possible experience for everyone involved, the franchise performs thorough background screenings through their in-house private investigation company on every sitter and member that applies. This business has been recognized as one of the Top 10 franchises every year since 2010. All clients are charged and sitters are paid through a 3rd party with the difference going to franchisee/business owner.

The buyer has a B.A. in Marine Engineering / Naval Architecture and a MBA and started her own drafting and design business.

Marcia Bowron listed and sold the business.

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SOLD: Certified 8-Bay Auto Repair Shop - Real Estate Included

Strong Traffic, Highly Visible Location, Competent and Certified Techs, High Marks for Customer Service, and High Customer Loyalty. This very attractive, money making auto-repair shop has everything, including valuable real estate and a good building with eight work bays plus attractive reception area and office. Although very successful, the current owner wants to pursue his other business interests.

The buyer, the owner of another auto-related business, looked at several businesses with us and closed the deal on this shop within seven months of working with us. He also purchased the property. The deal included bank financing.

Tom Pence listed and sold the business.

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SOLD: Transmission & Auto Repair Shop

This business opened in August, 2014 and has experienced explosive growth since inception and is on course to have a record year in 2016. The business operates in a 4,000 square foot building on a major thoroughfare in fast-growing Tomball and has 6 repair bays, an office and a Customer Waiting Room. Overall the general public makes up 60% of the sales and commercial accounts make up 40%.

The buyer served six years as a Reconnaissance Marine (Special Forces) and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in Management and Minored in International Business. He also has management experience in the oil and gas industry. This was the only business he looked at with us and closed the deal within two months.

The business was sold within three months of going to market. Some seller financing was included in the sale.

Ray Doba listed and sold the business.

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SOLD: Personal Transport / Utility Vehicles Dealership - Real Estate Included

This well-run business had clean books and records. Joe and Cindy Burch started the business on their own with a handful of used golf carts and grew it to a $3 million enterprise in less than five years!

The buyer, a family-owned partnership, which has invested in approximately 19 different businesses ranging from Catering companies, to Medical training companies, Flooring companies (they purchased Pro Floor through us a year ago), Manufacturing, and Industrial Construction. They look for bolt-on/add-on companies to their existing base of companies and now have a golf cart dealership they plan to expand on. Wealth of experience and knowledge in the group.

The business was sold in 9 months. The property was part of the sale and some seller financing was part of the deal.

Marcia Bowron listed and sold the business.

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SOLD: Award-Winning Flooring Company in Houston With Showroom

This award-winning flooring company & showroom, established in 2007, has a unique business model allowing for low overhead with no employees or inventory expenses. The owner sold the business as part of his retirement plans and is moving to Colorado. The buyers own a conglomerate of family owned businesses in seven different cities, including Houston and Austin. This business was sold within two months of going to market. Some owner financing was part of the deal. Tom Pence listed and sold the business.

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