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purchaser

The fund-holding body—e.g., primary care trust (PCT) or a GP commissioning group—in the UK which buys health or social care services from a provider—e.g., an acute (NHS) hospital trust—on behalf of a local population or individuals with specific needs.

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n a program sponsor, often an employer or union, that contracts with the dental benefits organization to provide dental benefits to an enrolled population.
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Don't ask a potential buyer to pretend to be a banker or insurance agent.
If, for example, a certain casting needs to be airtight and free from leaks, the buyer would naturally want to test it to determine that it meets these performance specifications.
Financial buyers most often seek sustained growth from the acquired company.
All Realtor MLSs outside of California require that the Realtor helping the buyer look for a house be a subagent.
The company provides their website as a service for home buyers and offers high-quality, experienced real estate professionals to assist in buying a home.
With thinner margins for the converter and more perceived risk and competition from aggressive and well-capitalized income buyers, many converters are now being priced out of the market (if they haven't already chosen to exit it).
Even if the buyer is not assuming any of these liabilities, to the extent that they might taint the practice, the buyer can and will use these problems to negotiate a price reduction or, in the extreme situation, withdraw from the transaction.
Under this option, the employee can list the house with a real estate broker to locate a prospective buyer who will offer more than the appraised value.
A buyer that understands this process will have the information necessary to analyze the target's strategy (or lack thereof), and quantify the impact on valuation.
The last thing the seller wants is for the buyer to be able to diminish the earn-out calculation by employing some clever accounting practices.
The demographics of our buyers vary a great deal now," said Heiberger.
But every little decrease seems like millions for buyers who just last year saw their home prices appreciating at a rapid pace.