a business with a cash flow of 82K before owner's pay. seller willing to finance some. what should I offer ?

There was an article about how to make offer on owner financed deal on this website but I can't seem to find it now. Is it still available?
In Buying Property - Asked by jim s. - Apr 27, 2010
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Greg T.
Pompano Beach, FL

Jim...Business valuations are done two ways: Owner benefit x a multiple (like 2) + inventory and assets or as a straight asset sale...
Owner benefit will be all money that the owner takes out of the business to pay his living expenses that otherwise would have been covered by a salary...+ what is leftover in the company bank account...
Owner financing is the norm not a benefit at this time...The usual % is 1 point over prime...Right now if you can get 5-6% you are doing good...
Greg Tzucanow
Southeast Business Partners, Inc.

Apr 27, 2010
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