Testimonials

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We are delighted to have found ourselves a great business in the heart of New Farm

Carrie Barham

We have been dealing with john for a while and unfortunately missed out on a salon we really loved however as soon as John listed another salon in the area he was on the phone to let us know and now I...

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This is the second salon I have sold through John and he is only broker I trust

Sam Barbaro

This is the second salon I have sold through John and he is only broker I trust. I have owned a number of salons in my 30+ years and John has an enormous amount of industry insight and this is...

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Thanks again for an amazing result as well as arranging for an extend lease

Milan Shah

Thanks again for an amazing result as well as arranging for an extend lease. This is my second salon in less than a year. I have always bought through John from Benchmark and I wouldn’t go through...

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Within two days we had done an inspection and I received an offer!

Larissa Thripp

We received a post card in the mail and I was initially skeptical of this as it said that John had someone wanting to buy my business, however I gave John a call and he appraised the business and he said...

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We have known John from Benchmark for many years and when it was time to sell we immediately gave him a call!

Bill Sibonis

We have known John from Benchmark for many years and when it was time to sell we immediately gave him a call.  I must admit I was delighted that the sale was smooth sailing all the way through which...

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It was an absolute delight in chatting to John during our salon hunt!

James Polland

We initially tried to buy a business which in the end the seller didn’t want to sell, we thought this was crazy but John referred us onto a new one that came on the market and this one worked out...

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Sylvia has been totally professional - I strongly recommend Benchmark Salon Sales

John O

“Sylvia has been totally professional, knowledgeable and there at every twist and turn. We had a number of problems along the way and each time Sylvia kept the sale on track and took action to get...

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Thank you for helping us find our first salon business in Australia

Trudie and Sean Morris - Buyer

“Thank you for helping us find our first salon business in Australia. Perfectly aligned for my style of hairdressing and could not have bought a salon more suitable. Awesome job.

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I cannot wait to start the next stages of my life and a massive thank you Nikki

Seller Sarah

“I contacted Nikki when I was pregnant with my first baby and asked her to help me sell my beautiful salon. She came highly recommended as my best friend’s mum also sold their salon through...

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Benchmark are full service brokers and go above and beyond. Yes I'm impressed!

Chernae Noonan - Seller

“Wow wow wow they truly are the best in the business. Benchmark delivered record sales on two of my best stores and were an absolute delight to deal with. My sale was a seamless and I can definitely...

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John Kasapi found the absolute best buyer to purchase my business

Sash Alexander Culakovski – Seller

“I'm delighted with this fantastic result. John Kasapi found the absolute best buyer to purchase my business and it seems that the same buyer will now buy my building. I had my business for many...

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Vikram Mahajan, Steve Pan & Gaurav Verrma - Buyers testimonial image

So professional and we can't wait to get the next few salons

Vikram Mahajan, Steve Pan & Gaurav Verrma - Buyers

“We had been speaking to Benchmark for over a year but nothing was quite right for us but we kept in contact with them and encouraged John to find us our dream investment. We finally got the call...

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Today, I am now the proud owner of a stunning new salon

Buyer

“I spoke about a year ago enquiring about a hair salon in the western Suburbs. We discussed location and she told me I had just missed a couple of salons in the area now under contract. I told her...

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We are super excited in our new salon

Johnathon Byun – Buyer

“Benchmark were extremely helpful in following up on my requests and getting all the information we needed during the purchase. They really helped not just me but the lawyers as well. This enabled...

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John O – Seller

“Sylvia has been totally professional, knowledgeable and there at every twist and turn. We had a number of problems along the way and each time Sylvia kept the sale on track and took action to get...

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I am really appreciative of all the efforts and hard work Benchmark Business Brokers

Ali Kapar - Seller

“I am really appreciative of all the efforts and hard work Benchmark Business Brokers have done to get me this great result by getting my salon sold. I am even staying on with the new owners and...

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Emma was Fantastic!

Brad Jones

Emma was fantastic. She was always available and would do anything to answer questions and really went the extra mile to get the sale through. She is personable and easy to get along with and I would...

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Benchmark were extremely helpful in following up on my requests and getting all the information we needed during the purchase.

Johnathon Byun

“Benchmark were extremely helpful in following up on my requests and getting all the information we needed during the purchase. They really helped not just me but the lawyers as well. This enabled...

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I am really appreciative of all the efforts and hard work Benchmark Business Brokers have done to get me this great result by getting my salon sold.

Ali Kapar

“I am really appreciative of all the efforts and hard work Benchmark Business Brokers have done to get me this great result by getting my salon sold. I am even staying on with the new owners and...

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I'm delighted with this fantastic result. John Kasapi found the absolute best buyer to purchase my business

Sash Alexander Culakovski

“I'm delighted with this fantastic result.  John Kasapi found the absolute best buyer to purchase my business and it seems that the same buyer will now buy my building. I had my business for...

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Now I can focus on my recovery without the stress of running the business, awesome job!

Lisa Oakes

I got a phone call out of the blue from Clyde who said that he had a buyer and really wanted me to list my salon so that he could introduce them to my salon, it was all quite random but the timing was...

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Thanks for seeing the sale through to completion

Marianne Zanca

Well it was an eventful business sale, initially we had a contract on my business but the first buyer could not come up with the money a day before settlement which was a disaster however Iain and John...

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I would definitely recommend Clyde and the Benchmark Salon Sales team for buying a hair and beauty salon

Keith Marshall

I initially tried to purchase another salon through Clyde but the seller pulled out of the deal and removed the business from the market. We were immediately introduced to another business which was even...

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In all aspects of this purchase John has always conducted himself in a professional manner!

Raj Singh

In all aspects of this purchase John has always conducted himself in a professional manner and I definitely utilised his expertise in assisting me with the approval process as a tenant with the landlord....

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I would strongly recommend using John from Benchmark when buying or selling salons!

Neela McGilton

I recently sold my salon using Benchmark. Instantly I thought of John Kasapi from a few years ago when I was looking to buy a salon because he was the only broker who I ever felt comfortable with and admired...

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Every time I buy a salon, I immediately go to Benchmark salon sales

Ketan Shiyani

Every time I buy a salon, I immediately go to Benchmark salon sales, they are the guys that have the best salons and know everything about the industry. We have purchased numerous salons from them and...

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A great result in the end!

Rebekah Pike

I was getting a bit worried about Benchmank not being able to deliver a sale for me. My lease was nearly up and I needed to get out ASAP without walking away from the business I had built up. They...

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Thanks "Captain John" it was a huge help having you by my side all the way through the process

Jo/Andy Lowen

Thanks "Captain John" it was a huge help having you by my side all the way through the process. We could not have done this without you. We are nervous, but more excited about our new venture, it is something...

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The sale went smoothly and I got a great price. I'm so glad that I went with Benchmark!

Kiah Perkins

I enjoyed dealing with John when I was buying a business in Melbourne and he handled it so well that when I went to sell I automatically call him. He quickly ran me through all of the info that I needed...

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I'm super excited for this new chapter in my life

Kayla Brown

This was my first business and I had a general understanding of the process however Benchmark guided me through the leasing process and talked in great length to the agent to get me approved. This is my...

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The business was sold quickly, smoothly and for a great price. I am so delighted with the result

Antionette Thorpe

One of the most important things I wanted in selling my business was a good tenant as I owned the building. Benchmark delivered a fantastic buyer and even arranged for me to stay on as an employee...

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Nila and I are very proud to endorse Benchmark as exceptional business brokers

Nila and Bruce

Nila and I are very proud to endorse Benchmark as exceptional business brokers.  Their attention to detail and willingness to go the extra mile was second to none.  This was our first experience...

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I would have no hesitation in recommending Benchmark as your business agent.

Eleni Kondo

To all prospective business sellers, I would have no hesitation in recommending Benchmark as your business agent. They were very professional, organise & provided a high level of communication &...

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Thank you very much for all you support during the process.

Boyan Ristovski

Thank you very much for all you support during the process. We could not have asked for a better broker or a more patient person to deal with during the long 6 month process it took to get to settlement...

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Benchmark were extremely helpful in finding my ideal salon

Kathleen Sibley

‘Benchmark were extremely helpful in finding my ideal salon. It was great to have an industry person to deal with throughout the transaction and I could call them anytime to bounce off ideas. ...

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John was able to negotiate new terms and I am absolutely delighted!

Deb Pereira

“I have known John kasapi for the last 6 years, I have known him as a great hairdresser and now a fantastic business broker. Assignment of lease was quite tricky but John was able to negotiate new...

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I found out about Benchmark because they came highly recommended from an Industry contact.

Tanya Lam

“I found out about Benchmark because they came highly recommended from an Industry contact. We initial listed with them however we couldn’t get the money we wanted. They suggested taking the...

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Sylvia did a fantastic job!

Steven Peter

I first came across Benchmark when purchasing the Greville Clinic in October 2018, During the negotiations for this purchase my broker displayed consideration for both the vendor and the myself, always...

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Thank you for making this possible and so straightforward

Jennifer Hannan

“I have looking to buy a salon for quite a while, after numerous conversations with Benchmark, I eventually found the perfect business that exactly suited my needs. I’m so happy to have bought...

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Benchmarks brokers experience is famous throughout the industry

Melinda Luchini

“Benchmarks brokers experience is famous throughout the industry. We knew they specialized in salon and clinic sales, so when we were ready to sell we knew whom to contact. When we listed the...

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Benchmark were a great help in the buying process.

Julie Griggs

“Benchmark were a great help in the buying process. We had to finalize a new lease which took some time however they were always on top of things and even helped get us cheaper rent from the landlord....

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I used another broker before Benchmark and they did nothing!

Maria Chadwick

“I used another broker before Benchmark and they did nothing. John and Iain jumped straight on board and worked their magic!! The business was only listed for 2 days before they had a buyer...

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I would recommend Benchmark to anyone who wants a professional service and results.

Tracey Bond

“I was so pleased when I followed a recommended from a colleague to utilise Benchmark for the sale of my salon. Throughout the process I found them to be approachable and professional at all times,...

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Thanks for all your help and guidance

Marigold Lukin

“Everything has fallen into place, I’m a very proud owner of my own salon. I’ve been wanting to own my own salon for some time but never clicked with anything. Then Benchmark contacted...

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Extremely knowledgeable and she answered all our queries without hesitation and with such a supportive approach

Anne-Marie & Craig

My husband and I were on the lookout for a fully managed business as an investment and as a gentle entry into the small business world. We were lucky enough to come across Nikki who was extremely patient...

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We are really happy that we are now the proud owners of our own salon

Vicki & Dea

Thanks Benchmark for all your assistance when we were buying our salon. Although seasoned hairdressers, we had not bought a business before and you walked us through the process step by step, answered...

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We highly recommend Nikki Katz for a sale of the business

Jessica & Tom

We highly recommend Nikki Katz for a sale of the business. You know you are in the right hands selling a hair or beauty salon. Nikki knows the industry and does all the hard work for you. Even with the...

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Thanks Nikki for the perfect result. I am delighted with the outcome

Nicole

WOW– what a journey! I contacted Nikki 18 months ago when I was pregnant with my second child and she helped me find a buyer for my salon. I decided that I could cope and was reluctant to sell so...

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I appreciate everything you did to get me my new salon

Caitlin

I contacted Nikki as I was looking for a second salon and enquired about one she has advertised. She discussed it with me and answered all my questions then set me up with a viewing and I knew immediately...

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My dreams have come true with my own salon

Amy

I contacted Nikki to begin the search for a salon. After speaking to Nikki about what I wanted, she called me and invited me to look at a lovely salon, she thought would be perfect for me….and it...

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They dealt with everything efficiently and they practically sold the salon

Steven

I have dealt with Benchmark before when buying a salon so it was a no brainer that I should get them to sell my salon too! They dealt with everything efficiently and they practically sold the salon on...

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Benchmark took care of everything

Dennis

Working away from home when selling a salon is not easy but Benchmark took care of everything. They set up viewings after hours, confirmed all arrangements along the way and liaised with my conveyancer,...

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Nikki took care of everything

Samantha

I bought my salon from Nikki so it was only natural that I contacted Nikki when selling! I was on the market about a week when found the purchaser then worked with hard helping her get her finances in...

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What we were looking for

Jules

I first made contact with nikki several years ago and talked to her about various plans we had for the salon Industry. When these plans changed and we decided to go a different direction, my first call...

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Everything has fallen into place

Marigold Lukin

Everything has fallen into place, I’m a very proud owner of my own salon. I’ve been wanting to own my own salon for some time but never clicked with anything. Then Benchmark contacted me about...

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Professional and honest during the transaction

Nicole Sibilla

Over moon with our 2nd salon with the help from John and Iain, professional and honest during the transaction it was a pleasure to buy through them

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I am now happy to have completed the salon of my salon and I am enjoying the new direction

Hamish

Wow – what a ride Nikki! When selling my salon I didn’t know there could be so many things to work out and negotiate so a massive thank you Nikki, for keeping me on track through this difficult...

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The exact salon that suited my requirements

Mary Kobovos

I have been looking to purchase a salon for number of years and after speaking with Benchmark they showed me the exact salon that suited my requirements. I am now absolutely delighted with my business...

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I truly got the best service

Kim and Bill Forbes

When I decided to sell I initially approached John however I decide to go with another broker but they never delivered. Fast forward another 4 years from that day and I went back to John who finally got...

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I’m happy as I haven’t had to say goodbye to the business

Maria Chadwick

I used another broker before Benchmark and they did nothing. John and Iain jumped straight on board and worked their magic!! The business was only listed for 2 days before they had a buyer interested and...

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They knew exactly what we should look at as an investment

Harry & Manu

I knew we were onto something when we first met the Benchmark team, they knew exactly what we should look at as an investment. They showed us a couple of salons but highlighted the one that they thought...

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Great achievement and great result

Lynn

Amazing job Benchmark – we can now happily move on with our new-found retirement. After some ill health and moving away, I found it ever more difficult to run the salon and that’s when Benchmark...

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The perfect business that exactly suited my needs

Jennifer Hannan

I have looking to buy a salon for quite a while, after numerous conversations with Benchmark, I eventually found the perfect business that exactly suited my needs. I’m so happy to have bought the...

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Approachable and professional service and results

Tracey Bond

I was so pleased when I followed a recommended from a colleague to utilise Benchmark for the sale of my salon. Throughout the process I found them to be approachable and professional at all times, we overcame...

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Very professional and had an excellent understanding of what we wanted to achieve

Bare Again

We recently sold our business with Benchmark Business Sales. They were very professional and had an excellent understanding of what we wanted to achieve with the sale and the best way to approach it. As...

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Well Done Benchmark – you nailed the brief!

Gino

I contacted Benchmark when I was looking for a business to run “under management” and they showed me one that had literally just come onto their books that morning that they thought would be...

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I listed and sold within a matter of weeks

Suzette Jones

Wow Wow Wow This process was a whole lot easy than I ever thought it would be – I listed and sold within a matter of weeks. I had heard so many horror stories but my sale was a breeze. I had been...

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They did an awesome job and were unbelievably professional

Milan Shah

We had been recommended to use Benchmark to help us find our first salon. They did an awesome job and were unbelievably professional. We found that everyone spoke so highly about Benchmark, they sure do...

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Benchmark really are the kings of salons and I felt so comfortable and at easy with them

Megan Graham

There are so many brokers out there and I’ve dealt with many!!! All I need to say is that Benchmark really are the kings of salons and I felt so comfortable and at easy with them, they always kept...

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Benchmark helped in finding our first hair salon

Sarah Withers

Benchmark helped in finding our first hair salon. They have been instrumental, professional and easy to deal with. They made our life so easy and smooth from start to finish. Benchmark have been very supportive...

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Totally professional and knowledgeable

Anna Stewart

We listed our business with John as we felt so comfortable with him and our gut instinct was correct. He has been totally professional, knowledgeable and there at every twist and turn, we had a number...

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The start of my business empire!

Kate Mcdonald

I recently returned from living overseas and I knew I wanted to jump straight into running my own business. I came across an advertisement on the benchmark website and the broker so easy to talk to. He...

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She found me a great salon that suited my needs

Mark

I contacted Nikki after finding her as the agent for many salons in Sydney. She found me a great salon that suited my needs. Nikki and I worked together from there as she broke down the information about...

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You really are the Queen of salon sales

Magdaleine

I asked Nikki to sell my salon for me and what a result! I am delighted to be able to move on with all my travel plans and spending time with my grandchildren and the salon is now in the hands of a great...

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Best result that could have happened

Zoe

I had contacted Benchmark just before my lease ran out and I was planning to close the salon as I wanted to concentrate on my young family. The purchaser ended up being a customer of the salon and our...

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Impressively professional which allowed us the time to continue running the other stores we have

Tony Lattouf, Joseph Lattouf, Emad Nayef and Romina Fiore

We have built a solid business relationship with John and Benchmark over the last few years and have complete confidence in him as a broker. We regard our company as one of the best in the business and...

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He always gets the job done and is 100% committed

Rekha Sharma

Once again I’ve had the pleasure to deal with John to purchase yet another salon through him. He always gets the job done and is 100% committed to tie up all the loose ends and go above and beyond...

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They knew exactly what my requirements were

Fiona Briffa

I had been looking for a salon for a while and had nearly given up all hope! No-one was getting back to me or showing me what I wanted, then I spoke with Benchmark and since they were from the industry...

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I’m probably one of the happiest seller you will find

Samantha Jones

I’m probably one of the happiest seller you will find! Benchmark was fanatical at managing the sale and guiding the entire process. I got the price I wanted and a quick sale. Thanks for all your...

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They had the inside knowledge and professionalism to get my salon sold

Kathy Edgar

I bought a salon previously through a different broker, but I had spoken to Benchmark in the past and knew they had the inside knowledge and professionalism to get my salon sold. I decide to list it with...

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I found them very helpful and driven to get the sale completed

Jon Collins

I was put onto Benchmark to help manage the salon buying sale process, I found them very helpful and driven to get the sale completed. They were very diligent and made sure the salon sale timeline was...

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Thanks and Great job!

Rachel

Benchmark helped me with the sale on my hair salon, when I decided it was time for a career change. Thanks and Great job! Your help was invaluable

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Eternally grateful for all your guidance throughout.

Emma Dean

SOLD SOLD SOLD and a consultancy gig with my old salon to assist the new owners has now launched my new career and it was you that put the whole thing together. Eternally grateful for all your guidance...

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Nikki is super responsive never left any questions unanswered

Dawn Grimm

I would definitely recommend Nikki to anyone looking to buy or sell a Salon. Nikki came to our initial meeting with helpful information and explained the process, this definitely shows she is an expert...

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We have finally bought a fantastic salon

CJ Morello-

After looking at many salons with many brokers – we have finally bought a fantastic salon. Thank you for all your dedication and patience throughout. You understood our brief and worked together...

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He helped me sell my business 3 years ago and was fantastic during the process

Shinade Appleman

I have known John for over 4 years, he helped me sell my business 3 years ago and was fantastic during the process. I now have has the pleasure of dealing with John on the other side of the table as a...

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I cannot express enough how happy I am to have had Benchmark in my corner!

April

I heard about the salon being on the market and got in touch with Benchmark. From the start, they helped me get through the maze of purchasing a salon as I was new to the Industry. They took care of everything...

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