Online business finders provide information on where to find businesses or commercial properties for sale; for example, AmericanBusinessFinders.com, which is based in the Midwest, lists businesses and franchises for sale in Minnesota and surrounding states. It provides information such as the location of a business, its profit margins, sale price and number of years in business.
AmericanBusinessFinder.com also includes brief descriptions of its businesses' operations and past performance. Each listing includes estimated growth and expansion rates and explains why the businesses are for sale. A sample of businesses available on the site includes a trucking company, a restaurant franchise, a golf course and a winery. The site also offers resources to those seeking to buy a business, including information on franchising and business market valuation. It also provides advice to those who are selling businesses, including a checklist of items that buyers seek in potential purchases.
Entrepreneur.com lists businesses and franchises for sale in a number of industries, including the automotive, business services, children's products and services, cleaning and maintenance, and education and training industries. The site includes information such as the business type, start-up costs, financing availability and whether the business can be run on a part-time basis. Each listing provides a brief description of the business; in some cases, the description details a company's benefits and testimonials.
Some business finders are location-specific; for example, BusinessFindersCanada.com lists franchises for sale in British Columbia and other provinces. BusinessFinderTenerife.com focuses on buying and selling businesses in Tenerife. Information on the sites includes the price of a business, basic descriptions of its operations and the business's location.