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SBA Loan Business Appraisals

Quantive is a qualified SBA loan business appraiser as defined by the IRS, and our work meets all requirements under the SBA 7(a) SOP.  We help understand the true value of a business using the latest methods and standards. Our experienced and credentialed analysts have worked with a wide variety of small businesses across the country.  Our depth of experience helps us complete Small Business Administration (SBA) Loan Appraisals quickly, with minimal intrusion on the business, and done right.

But, Do I Have to Hire an Appraiser?

The SBA SOP requires a 3rd Party valuation if the transaction meets a number of criteria.  Specifically, if the deal is:

  • A “change of ownership”
  • And has goodwill value exceeding $250,000 OR
  • Is a “close transaction” (think between family members or business partners)

Then a valuation is absolutely required.

Qualified Source for SBA Loan Appraisals

The SBA SOP also sets forth several requirements for what is considered an approved appraiser.  Quantive meets these requirements.  Those stipulations state that the appraiser must amongst other things be fully engaged in the performance of valuations and be a credentialed valuation professional.  We take a deep look at SBA appraisal requirements here.

What do We Appraise?

The short answer is “just about anything.”  With 15 years of experience and performing hundreds of appraisals per year you can imagine that we have appraised just about every imaginable business type.  Dairy farm?  Check.  Tool and Die manufacturer?  Yup.  SaaS platfroms?  Absolutely.  The list goes on.

Within the SBA program there are some usual suspects that we see frequently.  Those include:

  • Franchisees
  • Restaurants
  • Retailers
  • Construction and Trades
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Light Manufacturing
  • Daycare providers
  • Property Management
  • Medical and Dental Practices
  • Federal Contractors

This is of course a partial list.  Shoot us a note if you have specific questions on our experience and expertise!

We’re Fast

When it comes to getting a loan through underwriting speed is key.  Our typical turn time for an SBA Loan Appraisal is 10 days, and as fast as 3-5 with expedited service.  On of the reasons we are so efficient is because we insist on a very structured process – learn more about how we are so quick on valuation assignments here.

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