Author Profile: Art Hamel, S.E.C.

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Art Hamel, S.E.C. (Saratoga, California) has purchased businesses that have sales of $5 to $10 million and a net profit of $1 to $2 million for 25 years. In 2005 he has finally raised his sights to businesses that have sales of $10,000,000 to $25,000,000 and net profits of $2,000,000 to $5,000,000 million dollars.©2009-2021 The S.E.C. Real Estate Observer

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Such a Deal
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Posted in Autumn 2002, Society Columns on 14 September 2002
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“In any business transaction, you must hire professionals”. In real estate and business transactions, we hire professionals and pay them by the hour. Do you ever consider just picking your attorney’s or CPA’s brain on a few items? Then you write the contracts/legal stuff yourself? With your CPA, do you take the appropriate actions based […]

Such a Deal
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Posted in Society Columns, Summer 2002 on 11 July 2002
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“WE HAVE MET THE ENEMY AND THEY ARE US.” In the last article I discussed the Business Broker, and the challenges in working with them. This time we will discuss in detail the problem of the BUYER BEING “QUALIFIED” BY THE BROKER. In most real estate practices, brokers probably try to qualify the buyers whenever […]

Such a Deal
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Posted in Society Columns, Spring 2002 on 10 May 2002
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Roy and Lance Moore purchased a very large business using real estate equities. For years, I have been trying to get all you to try it — you will like it. In the next few articles, I am going to cover the real problems in working on business sales. I have never taught these or […]