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Buying a Business

Bridging the gap between Australian business sellers and buyers for well over a decade, the LINK experience has been created to simplify the process of buying a business. Through our easy to navigate online listings, to our experienced business brokers, we cater to all types of business buyers. We strive to make buying a business easy and stress free for the business buyer. With a world class reputation your LINK business broker will step you through the process of buying a business. 

When you buy a business with LINK, there is no cost from LINK to the buyer – fees are funded by the seller.

Our LINK services are tailored to specific industries, as are our brokers. Dealing with an industry specialists ensures you get the best advice based on your specific business


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Questions about buying a business

How are businesses valued?
How can I be advised of any new businesses available as soon as they are listed?
How do I find out about businesses for sale I'm interested in?
How do I know that what I have been told about the business is true?
How much money do I need?
What happens when I find a business for sale I wish to buy?
What initial information do I need to gather?
What is the ideal business?
What type of business broker should I use?
When can I inspect the business?
Why should I pay someone to buy a business when I could start one up?
Why should I use a business broker?


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