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BizBuySell Marketplace.

How to buy or sell a small business through the BizBuySell Marketplace, with Bob House.

Bob House - BizBuySell Marketplace.

Bob shares his unique perspectives on how you can buy or sell a small business through an online marketplace like

Robert A. House is the President of Business for Sale. He joined the company in 2012 and leads CoStar Group’s business for sale marketplace websites including, and These websites represent the largest database of business for sale listings in the country.

Bob previously served as Director of Product Management for, a business resource website owned by Dun & Bradstreet. And before that, he served in digital marketing and product management leadership roles for early-stage software and online community companies.

Bob lives in San Francisco, California.

BizBuySell Marketplace:

  • From a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, to leading the Business for Sale division of Costar Group…let’s briefly chat about your diverse career journey.
  • Please introduce the BizBuySell marketplace:
    • offers the Internet’s Largest Business-for-Sale Marketplace.
    • Approximately 65,000 business for sale listings annually available in the U.S., Canada, and Worldwide
    • Buyer Resources including free valuation, buyer workbooks and business search capabilities.
    • Seller Resources including free valuation, business listing tools, 3 listing categories (Diamond, Showcase, and Basic)
  • Over the past few years, what significant trends have you observed in the business buying and selling marketplace, and how has BizBuySell adapted to these changes?
  • How has technology influenced the process of buying and selling businesses on BizBuySell, and what technological advancements do you see shaping the future of the industry (including AI)?
  • What are a few suggestions on how buyers and sellers can best use a marketplace like BizBuySell?
  • What are some tips that make for a great listing on BizBuySell?
  • What’s your perspective on using Business Brokers to buy or sell a small business?
  • How can a marketplace like BizBuySell help sellers get the best price for their business, while also providing buyers an opportunity to find the right business at the right investment?
  • If I am considering selling my business, where should I start?
  • If I am interested in buying a business, where should I start?

Episode Host: Henry Lopez is a serial entrepreneur, small business coach, and the host of this episode of The How of Business podcast show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business.


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