Been searching full time for a month now I have contacted about 12 business brokers in Utah that have listings. I found 2-3 listings of interest: one of them I had an owner call and am no longer interested in the business due to customer concentration, another one went under contract, another one the industry seems too volatile for me.

I am eager to buy a business and I am wondering if hiring a buy side advisor/business broker is worth it or if I should just keep on scanning brokers websites and hit a deal once it becomes available.

1- Has anyone used a buy side advisor to help them buy a business? How did it go? How much did it cost fees etc?
2-Does anyone know of any good buy side advisors in Utah?