The median asking price of small- and medium-size businesses for sale in the Sacramento area during this years third quarter was $200,000, according to San Francisco-based BizBuySell.com.
That was down from $209,000 in this years second quarter but up from $197,000 in last years third quarter.
Third-quarter 2013 calculations were based on 173 Sacramento-area businesses listed at BizBuySell.com.
The Sacramento statistics are based on listing data, not on actual completed business sales.
Listed businesses in the area had median revenue of $360,000, down from $382,824 in the second quarter and $361,722 in the year-ago period.
Nationally, BizBuySell said 1,685 transactions closed in the third quarter of this year, up significantly from 1,189 in the year-ago period.
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