Buying A Retail Business

Buying a Retail Business is undoubtedly a very important decision that will likely be among the vital decisions you will ever make.  Thus, it is essential that the business you choose to buy is the perfect one for you.

This is why at Smith and Clough it is our goal to ensure that when you buy a Retail Business in Scotland it is as forthright and worry free as can be.  Our business sales agents will be there to advise you from start to finish when buying a retail business in the aim of securing you the perfect business.


Buying a Retail Business Process:

    1. Buying a Retail Business - Business Search
      We have a business search function that can be used to view all our available businesses for sale.  You can register on our website which will allow you to access all the sales details of current retail businesses for sale.

    2. Buying a Retail Business - Acquisition
      Acquisition services can be offered, where we act on the buyer’s behalf with the goal of finding them a suitable business for sale.  This can include business which are not available on the open market thus making It a valuable service.

    3. Buying a Retail Business – Viewing
      After the client identifies a retail business that interests them, a viewing should take place.  By contacting us, we can arrange said viewing at a suitable time for all parties. Direct approaches to businesses should not be made.

    4. Buying a Retail Business – Accounts / Other Information
      After viewing, we will be able to provide you with relevant information such as accounts in order for you to make a final decision whether or not to purchase the retail business for sale.

    5. Buying a Retail Business – Offer
      If you decide to move forward with buying the retail business, we can communicate your offer to the client.  At Smith and Clough we will handle any negotiations, making sure you stay up to date throughout the procedure. We can also recommend solicitors or mortgage brokers should you need them.

    6. Buying a Retail Business – Deal Completion
      After the acceptance of your offer, Smith and Clough will handle the deal from start to finish with communication to all parties.  This will effectively make sure the legal process is timely and stress free thus achieving your aim of buying a retail business.

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