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Pick a Good One! Part 2 – Getting Bids

On Friday, I gave some ideas for how to find a good contractor. Today I’m sharing how to get bids on your project from the list of potential contractors you selected. Make appointments Call and schedule appointments for the prospective contractors to meet you at the project site and ask them to “bid the job.”…

Pick a Good One! Part 1 – Where to Start?

I have been thinking about something that I think most of us have gone through, or will have to go through. It is actually something that I have learned many aspects about in the last year that could be beneficial to others. The question is: How do you pick a contractor? This is not a…

Questions, We Get Questions

One of the more enjoyable parts of being in this company is that I get asked a lot of questions about real estate investing, and other stuff. I get questions about getting tenants to pay their rent, getting really bad smells out of carpet (I said replace it), what neighborhoods are good to live in…

Time Passes, Rattlesnakes Shed Their Skin, Life Moves

April 18th, 2017 was my first official day on the job here with the Hermits. I had no idea that I would meet a sad house named “The Rattlesnake Annex” in the next couple of months and fall head over heels with the possibilities. I knew she needed a lot of work. I didn’t know…