When looking for a LPO for sale there are many factors to consider, this is not to scare anyone away from the potential of becoming a Licensee to an Australian Post office, more so to make sure you are getting set up for success and smooth sailing for the process ahead.  LPOs are more than…

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From time to time we have clients who have Post Offices for sale. Please note, we are not business brokers nor take any responsibility for the below listings. Please contact the owners direct. Highly profitable Gold Coast, QLD Stand Alone LPO for sale. Has experienced 14% growth in Shop Sales for the last 4 years!! Has experienced…

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Being new to the world of post offices, we spent a good length of time and money receiving advice that was neither relevant nor detailed and in some cases quite inaccurate. Then we found The LPO Advisor. We found The LPO Advisor to be extremely knowledgeable about all things LPO and very willing to share…

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We were asked this question recently and this was our response. All businesses are sold based on the level of profit and risk associated to the business. Essentially, for a given level of profit a business which is seen as the less riskier should be sold for a higher multiple. It is no different with…

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We were asked the above question recently and this was out answer. If you are still excited about owning an LPO, there are a few reasons why we believe right now is a good time to own a LPO.This is good considering we have just been through the GFC! 1. LPOs taking longer to sell…

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We were asked a question recently about Margin of Safety, this was our response. To answer your question, “margin of safety” is a measure we came up with specifically for LPOs. It’s purpose is three fold:- 1. For potential business owners. Very often a person will choose another business over an LPO because they perceive…

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Brokers who sell Post Offices can be segregated into those who specialise in them or not. LPO Brokers will definately have a lot more listing than those who don’t specialise in them. On top of that they will have a lot more knowledge about the LPO industry and are able to provide a lot of…

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I was asked the following question the other day “How do I find a Post Office for sale?”. Post Offices are sold predominately by business brokers, however, it is not uncommon that you buy the LPO direct from the current owner. Business brokers can be segmented into those who specialise in Post Offices and those…

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What do you look for when you want to buy or start a business?

Investors tend to select a business to invest in from emotional rather than rational criteria. For example, they might say “I can’t see my self doing …” or “There’s no way I would do …”.

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