More than half of all businesses are operated primarily from someone’s home, according to the most current data available from the U.S. Census Bureau released this past June. And that figure is increasing with each passing year. In fact, more recent findings by AMI-Partners, a global strategy consulting firm, report an 11% increase in the number of individuals who started a home-based business due to downsizing in 2010. Perhaps even more enlightening is the fact that 80% of those taking the leap into owning their own home-based business venture for this reason intend on sticking with it for the long-term and do not plan to return to the corporate workforce.
With commitment like that, as the old saying goes, “If you’re going to do something, you might as well do it right.” Thankfully the conventional wisdom among experts when it comes to these seven home-based business for sale basics is clear. Here it is: