How to Build A Database of Contractors
By Pierre Mouchette | Real Property Experts LLC
Finding Quality Contractors
Finding a contractor is easy. Finding a quality and affordable contractor is much more difficult. Once you find a “keeper,” you should nurture and build a mutually beneficial relationship. Your success and overall profit are partly dependent on your ability to offer a well-maintained and appealing product.
The Secret to Keeping Quality Contractors
Once you find these contractors, the secret to keeping them is to build a trust relationship. Despite what you think, excellent contractors do not need your business. If they are affordable and do great work, they will be some of the busiest people you will meet.
From a Landlord’s Perspective
When reviewing contractors, consider these factors:
From a Contractor’s Perspective
Remember, contractors, are also reviewing you. Contractors and maintenance specialists do not get enough credit for the work that they do. Have you ever considered the questions that the contractor is thinking about you?
When they perform a job for you, they are often asking themselves
Ways to Build Trust
To build a trustworthy list of contractors, remember to do the following