Flower Shop Tops List of California Businesses Sold Last Week

San Ramon, California (EastBayDaily) — The previous owner of a [florist for sale] lived a little too far to manage shop. So it worked out well when California business broker Fauzia Ayub found a buyer who lives just five minutes away. The florist shop sold from a Fast Track business for sale listing on BizBen.com.

The new buyer of this small business had a flower shop in her home and an established clientele. Since she is a flower designer, she is cutting costs by not having to hire a full-time flower arranger. That frees up money for startup costs and inventory.

The flower shop is located in located in Laguna Niguel, and sold for $105,000. The deal was completely seller financed.

Ayub noted that both the buyer and seller were prepared. She had them spruce up shop and add more flowers. The previous owners were honest and priced the business fairly. That made for a quick sale.

Search BizBin.com to buy a flower shop near you. Another way to [buy a florist] is to watch for the newest businesses for sale listings. A fairly priced business sells the quickest.

315 California small businesses, opportunities, and franchises were sold by business owners of small businesses, business brokers, & real estate agents for the week of January 1, 2007 though January 7, 2007.

Sales of California businesses during this time period by County include:

Alameda County: 5, Amador County: 1, Colusa County: 1, Contra Costa County: 9, El Dorado County: 2, Imperial County: 1, Kern County: 8, Kings County: 1, Los Angeles County: 115, Marin County: 4, Merced County: 4, Mono County: 1, Napa County: 1, Nevada County: 2, Orange County: 62, Placer County: 7, Riverside County: 24, Sacramento County: 2, San Bernardino County: 15, San Diego County: 9, San Joaquin County: 2, San Luis Obispo County: 3, San Mateo County: 9, Santa Barbara County: 4, Santa Clara County: 5, Santa Cruz County: 2, Sonoma County: 6, Stanislaus County: 4, Sutter County: 1, Trinity County: 1, Tuolumne County: 1, Ventura County: 2.

About Fauzia Ayub

Business broker Fauzia Ayub works in Tustin, and serves Orange County, Riverside/San Bernardino Area, and San Diego County. She has been in the real estate business since 1993 but after a while discovered she wanted to sell small businesses. Having experience with several small businesses helped prepared her to help others buy a business. She has sold many kinds of businesses, especially print and flower shops. Her first restaurant listing sold in 5 days. She hasn’t looked back since.

About BizBen

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