Will you value my business?
Yes our experienced Business Development Executives conduct a comprehensive appraisal of your business based on our considerable experience of the market.
If I pay upfront, what incentive do you have to sell my business?
You will be able to see the various places where we advertise your business as proof of our commitment to you. You can be assured that we operate with the utmost professionalism in all our business matters.
What areas do you cover?
We provide our services throughout the UK. We have a number of Business Development Executives in each and every county.
I would like to use my own photos and description, is this possible?
You may use your own photographs and description providing they are not misleading and that the photographs are of a sufficient quality. There may be an administration charge applied.
Can I make changes to my advertisement?
You can make changes to your advertisement that we prepare with prior consultation with your sales team
How soon can you visit my business for an appraisal?
We will arrange a mutually convenient time to meet you in order to carry out an appraisal of your business.
When do I go live?
Your business would be “on the market” within two weeks from instruction, providing you have approved our marketing literature and you have a valid Energy Performance Certificate (EPC).
What is an EPC? Why do I need it?
An EPC is an Energy Performance Certificate and it is a legal requirement to have one in place before your business can be “on the market”
Where do I get an EPC?
We have access to professionals throughout the UK, who can provide you with an EPC.
How long will it take to sell my business?
Whilst we or any other Broker cannot offer a definitive answer, we would anticipate it could take on average 6 -18 months from instruction. It should be remembered this is only a guide and it may be sooner or take longer.
What if I change my mind?
You have the right to change your mind at any time, subject to terms and conditions of your contract.
Why are your fees so much lower than your competitors?
At Simphi, we use the latest technology and practise a paper free office. Our practise ensures we keep our costs low. However, we still market your business in all the same places as all other brokers and many more, but at a less cost for you.
How are you different to other agents?
Some of reasons as to why we are different to other brokers:
No sole selling agreement*
Low success fee
Flexible payment options*
Cancel anytime, no tie in*
12 months for the price of 6
You control the sales process
You choose the marketing package to suit you
Low upfront fees
*subject to terms and conditions
Can I market my business with other agents?
Although you are in a contract with us for an agreed minimum period, you are free to market your business with as many agents at the same time as you feel appropriate, subject to terms and conditions of our contract.
Who visits my business for the appraisal?
Our Business Development Executive will attend the meeting and he/she will provide you with a guide valuation of your business based on our considerable knowledge and experience of the market.
How does the viewing process work?
We put you in control of the sales process, therefore all enquiries that we receive from our marketing campaign, we will forward to you and you can then schedule them at a time to suit you.
Which service/package should I use?
You can choose the package that suits your budget and needs and you can tailor it to you. You can add various options as and when you see fit. i.e. When you have a potential buyer, you may wish to use our experienced sales team to assist you in the negotiation to get the best price. You would only pay for this when you need it, not upfront (Standard package).
How long is my contract?
Your contract is for 6 – 12 months.
What are your penalty charges and when do they come into force?
Penalty charges are only enforceable once the terms and conditions in the contract are breached.