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What’s a Landscaping Business Worth?

To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow. Did you know homes with big trees and nice landscaping sell for 15-20% more value than comparable homes? Multi-families with good landscaping can charge 10% more rent than their competitors? Seems [...]


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What’s a Golf Course Worth?

This game has inspired Kings, Heads of States, business and community leaders, rookies like myself, and my 8-year-old. I learned that spending 4 hours with someone playing golf is the best way to get to know them. That’s how I [...]


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What’s a HVAC Contractor Worth?

If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional, try hiring an amateur. This saying is most true when it comes to hiring contractors. Did you know that HVAC alone comprises 5-8% of a building’s value? So for your average [...]


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What’s a Winery Worth?

You know when is the best time to go wine tasting, whenever the wineries open. Twain once said I never dine without wine, sir. It is because of such sentiments that the American wine industry has seen a boom over [...]


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What’s a Sporting Goods Store Worth?

SPORTS DO NOT BUILD CHARACTER. THEY REVEAL IT.  SIMILARLY, APPRAISERS DO NOT ADD VALUE, WE UNVEIL IT.    Sporting goods stores are businesses that sell athletic apparel, athletic footwear, sports equipment, and related rentals and service. They could cater to men, women, [...]


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What’s an Auto Dealership Worth?

I always wondered why manufacturers have car dealers. Why can’t they open up multiple stores all over the country and sell cars on their own? Or now with the advent of the Internet why can’t customers do online shopping [...]


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What’s an Auto Repair Shop Worth?

They used to say that life in America is much easier if you have three friends – a doctor, a lawyer, and an auto mechanic. Of the three, the auto mechanic is the one technology is considering the last [...]


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What’s a Preschool Worth?

“Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future. – John F. Kennedy” We all know this intuitively, which is why we try to send our children to the best schools, starting from their first-day [...]


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What’s a Construction Business Worth?

Construction is at the epitome of human achievement, perseverance, and demise. This business is at the core of the American dream. Owners, workers, investors, have made and lost fortunes in this line of work. It also may be one [...]


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What’s a Self Storage Business Worth?

Rule No. 1: Never lose money. Rule No. 2: Never forget rule No. 1. – Warren Buffett This rule is applicable to very few businesses, and even fewer bricks and mortar businesses. Most businesses are at the whim of [...]


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