Newbee Hiring a Contractor…equals Disaster

When an unsophisticated individual hires a contractor to do work on his home or his business, the individual is almost immediately at a huge disadvantage: 1) the individual probably does not fully understand the contractor scope of work that needs to be done, 2) the individual probably gives up control of the deal, when he […]

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Where Are All The Good Contractors

One of the problems in dealing with contractors is that, most of the time, when you need one, a good contractor is hard to find.  My experience has taught me that contractors who come knocking on your door, looking for work, are usually big time trouble!  However, this is how many homeowners find someone to […]

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Contractors: Capital

Contractors need capital to be in business, if they have been in business they should have capital. As I have said, I have been dealing with contractors for a few decades, and most of my experiences with them have indicated, to my satisfaction, that a large majority of the smaller contractors are very dishonest and […]

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Why So Many Dishonest contractors?

So why are there so many dishonest contractors?  I think it is because there are a lot of people that get into that business because they are not qualified to do anything else, and they do not want to hold down a steady job.  Or, maybe it is because they cannot hold down a steady job.  In any […]

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The Good the Bad the Ugly

Contractors :  They can be good, they can be bad, and they can be very very ugly.  80 percent plus of contractors are crooks. A little background about myself:  I live in Colorado and have been investing in real estate for over 30 years.  Today, I have over 60  plus remodel projects completed.  I own […]

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