Have you heard the phrase "software escrow?" The best software usually comes from a team of clever computer science engineers. It’s an invention to the same degree that a new product is. Due to the increased necessity of quality software, it’s now vulnerable to theft and tampering. Also, since software is intellectual property, stealing it is considered an intellectual threat, which is a crime … [Read more...] about Do You Need Software Escrow?
This year, we registered for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure because we wanted to take action and be More Than Pink™. At Bay Area Escrow, we want to make an impact in the fight against breast cancer and need your help. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation today in support of our fundraising efforts. Your support helps us get one step closer to a world without breast cancer. 75 … [Read more...] about Susan G. Komen More Than Pink Walk
Buying the perfect domain name is a great start for any business. But what if the domain name of your dreams (or business plans) is already owned by someone else? When you search for your favorite registrar for the domain you want, it may come up unavailable. This can mean it’s privately owned, and unavailable for purchase on the open market. But that doesn’t have to be the end of it. You … [Read more...] about Buying a Valuable Domain Name for Your Business
Cryptocurrency transactions are new territory for many people. The smartest ways to use cryptocurrency, and safest ways to buy or sell with it, are all unfamiliar to most. But escrow is a solution that solves the risks of this tricky currency. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are not legal US tender. Although they have value and are welcome in many places, you have no legal obligation to … [Read more...] about Should You Use Escrow for Cryptocurrency Transactions?
If you’re thinking about selling a business in California, you’ll need to do some planning first. To start, you’ll need a clear understanding of your business’ competitive position. It may take effort to establish an appropriate price, and to investigate a buyer’s suitability before sitting down to negotiate. Selling your business may not be as easy as you’d think, and you’ll need to really … [Read more...] about Selling a Business in California in 5 Steps
While many people start their own businesses, some prefer to buy already established businesses and simply take over. But buying a business isn’t the same like buying a home. It can be challenging to find a good business for sale. And when you finally do find one, closing the deal can be just as complex, taking several months to close. Here’s what to expect when you buy a business: Decide What … [Read more...] about How Escrow is Protective When You Buy A Business
The function of an escrow company could be summed up as “preventing chaos in your transaction”. When you’re working with escrow, you know that you’re working with a professional whose job it is to protect you. It’s true that some transactions will go smoothly with or without escrow. The problem is you don’t know which ones they are. Beware Wire Fraud Schemes December of … [Read more...] about True Stories of Fraud Prevented by Escrow
Like most things, professional escrow services are something that can be accomplished with skill and convenience, or a little less gracefully. Not all escrow services are the same. What Do Professional Escrow Services Do? There are some basic duties that all escrows should do for your transaction. Loyalty Firstly, they serve as a neutral third party. An escrow service isn’t … [Read more...] about Are Your Professional Escrow Services Going the Extra Mile?
If you’re selling a houseboat yacht, or other boat, you’ll want to attract buyers as efficiently as possible, and have a smooth transaction for the best available price. You may be wondering “What things can I do to make selling my boat as easy and lucrative as possible?” You may want to let your boat go fast for a down payment on a new boat. Or maybe you just don’t have time to mess around … [Read more...] about Selling a Houseboat or Yacht
Maybe you have the opportunity to buy a business as an investment. Or you’re tired of working for someone else and want to be your own boss. Perhaps you’ve always wanted to take over a franchise? There are many good reasons to buy a business. But you don’t want to go into buying a business blindly. There are a few things you’ll want to know about before purchasing a business for sale, in order … [Read more...] about Tips For Buying A Business