Confidential Buyer Profile
These questions were developed, to make you really
think about what you are doing!
City, Postal Code: __________________________________________________________________
Phone: home: ________________ fax: _______________
Marital Status: ________________ Children:
1) Are you in your own business now? If yes,
2) Have you ever owned a business? If yes,
3) What type of jobs have you had?
4) What were your positions and responsibilities?
5) What was the best job or business you ever
6) What was the worst job or business you
ever had? Why?
7) Describe in general what you think might
be the perfect business for you? Why?
8) What type of business would you never want
to own? Why?
9) What are the specific types of business
you are most interested in?
10) What type of businesses have you looked
11) Why didn't you buy any of them?
12) What did you like about them?
13) What didn't you like about them?
14) How long have you been looking for a business?
15) What are your business goals?
16) What are your strengths?
17) What are your weaknesses?
18) Why do you want to own a business?
19) What is your time frame for purchasing
20) Do you have any hobbies or special interests?
If so, what are they?
21) What type of work schedule do you prefer?
22) Ideally, where would you like your business
to be located?
23) How far would you be willing to travel?
24) Are you presently working with another
broker? If yes, whom.
25) Do you intend to work full time at your
26) Will family or anyone else help in operating
the business? If yes, whom.
27) How does your spouse feel about you wanting
to purchase a business?
1) How much do you expect to earn from your
2) What is the minimum income you require?
3) What is the total investment you are considering?
4) How do you plan on financing the purchase?
5) What is your approximate net worth?
6) How much of that amount is available for
the down payment?
7) Can you think of anything else that would
help me to find you a great business?
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