We Are a Qualified Source.

The SBA SOP language states that a qualified source is an individual who regularly receives compensation for business appraisals and is accredited by certain recognized organizations including, but not limited to, the American Society of Appraisers (ASA designation) and the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (CVA designation). We hold both of the aforementioned credentials as well as others.

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*If you are buying or selling a business but have not yet determined the purchase price, Contact Us or learn more about our Business Valuation Consulting.


Maybe. The SBA Standard Operating Procedures note that an independent, qualified appraisal is required if “the amount being financed…minus the appraised value of the real estate and/or equipment being financed is greater than $250,000 or if there is a close relationship between the buyer and seller.”

Fast. Once all documents are received by Blue Sky you will receive the final valuation report within 2-3 weeks. We have the ability to turn a project around more quickly for an additional fee.

Competitive. We have competitive pricing, please submit basic information to receive a formal quote. Click here to be directed to the contact page.

Contact Us. Our list of documents may vary depending on the industry, but generally we would request tax returns, financial statements, terms of the deal, and a completed business appraisal questionnaire.

Yes. We are happy to discuss valuations for other purposes. Our experience in valuation is not limited to SBA appraisals and we offer solutions to fit your needs.

Low stress. Once you have established a purchase price, determined deal terms, and selected your SBA banking source, you will then be directed to a qualified business valuation source if you meet the requirements above. Our process is simple – we request documents, have a conversation, prepare our analysis, and turn the business appraisal around so you can finalize your deal. You can view our process here.

No. Please contact us to discuss your valuation needs.

Yes. We are skilled at asking the right questions to determine how we can help you. Please contact us to discuss.