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Not Sure What To Look
For When Buying A Business?

We've streamlined some common steps that go into buying a business. Community Futures advisors can also help you decide which tasks are right for you.


Buying a Business Checklist

Download our easy-to-follow PDF that outlines some important points around buying a business in rural Alberta.

There are many things to factor when you dive into buying a business. We’ve compiled our top tasks into a downloadable list.

You’ve spotted an established business for sale and it’s exactly what you’re looking for.

What now?

Download our easy-to-follow checklist to help guide you in your business purchasing journey.


Have you been turned down by a bank? That’s why we’re here.

Our goal is to help make your business more bankable. We know how deflating it can feel to be turned down by the bank because your business may not quite fall within their approval structure.

Community Futures Alberta is here to help you with planning your business’s success, FOR FREE! Our experienced teams of rural Alberta business advisors are skilled and understands what it takes to succeed in our rural market. 

I’m Ready To Buy A Business, What’s Next?

At Community Futures Alberta, we know that having the right plan in place is essential for the success of a newly acquired business. Contact us and let us help you with:

Reviewing your cash flow

Setting up your expansion strategy

Creating a marketing plan

One-on-one coaching and business mentoring

Securing financing

Ensuring your success


With 27 locations across rural Alberta, we’ve got you covered.

All of the Community Futures offices in rural Alberta provide support, guidance, and loans for small businesses and startups.

Contact Us

Community Futures Network of Alberta
Box 753 – Cochrane, AB T4C 1A9
T: 403-851-9995
Toll free: 1-877-482-3672


About Community Futures

Guidance, support, and financial help for small businesses. Community Futures has been helping rural Alberta entrepreneurs for over 30 years with guidance, business loans, training, and free resources.
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