Report: Sales of small businesses rise as sellers earn higher prices

By Bob House

Sales of small businesses in the United States remained at historically high levels in the third quarter, according to a report.

A total of 1,987 closed transactions were reported in the third quarter this year, representing both a 17.9 percent increase from last year and the highest number of small business sales recorded in a third quarter since BizBuySell began tracking data in 2007.

This quarter’s numbers slipped just 2.1 percent from the second quarter of 2014, which remains…

Source:: BizJournal Real Estate