In the Fourth Quarter of 2009 Restaurants For Sale Online although registered buyers were down compared to the third quarter, the fourth quarter generally has slower buyer activity because of the holiday period. The encouraging thing to look at is the year over year results which grew by 13.5%. This is a good indicator buyers are coming back to the market and restaurant transactions will begin to flow more regularly within the next 6 to 12 months. International business as well as the West coast had a greater penetration in Q4 of 2009 versus the same period a year ago whereas the South seemed to go down a bit. Below find a breakdown of how buyers registered on a regional basis during this period.