Buying a business, any business, is a major risk. As an undertaking, it ranks high on the scale of potential economic disasters. You can, however, lower the potential for this action being ruinous. Consider purchasing an existing business. Talk to a broker about that coffee shop for sale in Seattle you want. He or she can help you look at the benefits of buying an existing business over starting a new one. A qualified business broker can also guide you through the basics of what you need to consider before you outlay the necessary money.