This week on IHAQ, we welcomed back Erin O’Leary. Erin is a Business Broker for BayState Business Brokers.

We asked Erin a pretty relevant question with today’s uncertain market conditions. What outside factors impact the demand for selling a business?

Erin began by listing a few factors: interest rates, capital gains taxes, and COVID has had a disruptive impact over the past 2 years.

Erin concludes by saying we are still in a seller’s market (at the time of filming a few months ago), as the amount of businesses for sale isn’t keeping up with the demand.

This could all change quickly, but like the housing market, the demand outweighs supply when interest rates are low, and the economy is performing well.

We’re starting to see a sharp reversal of this trend with rising interest rates, so businesses may have missed the most opportune time to go on the open market.

Recent Projects

Explore Our Project Success Stories

A smiling man with a beard, wearing a blue t-shirt, standing in front of a wooden background.
General
General

Meet the Crew: Erik Uustal

Erik Uustal knows how to tell a story, and that’s extremely beneficial for the brands we work with at path8. He is our primary writer, which means he turns information from websites, slide decks, and...
Learn More
Professional woman seated in an office environment with overlay text relating to a path8 case study at northeastern university's khoury college of computer sciences.
Recruiting Videos
Education

Khoury College of Computer Sciences

Amy with Northeastern University’s Khoury College of Computer Sciences had a big project in mind. In order to feature the breadth of opportunity, she needed to showcase nine campuses across a suite of recruiting videos....
Learn More
Animated Videos
Healthcare

MatrixCare Link

MatrixCare has collaborated with path8 to create several interview-based, testimonial videos, but this time they needed something different. MatrixCare needed to introduce their new product, MatrixCare Link, without bogging customers down with the details of...
Learn More

Stay Informed and Inspired

Subscribe to our newsletter
for exclusive updates

Go to Top