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This is the place to view the past and present contests put on by ActiveRain and its members. Everyone can join the
group and help encourage each other. Current contest will be highlighted posts so it's easy for you all to see. Let it
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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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Do what's good for you and your business by participating
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
State, County, City and Neighborhood pages make it easy for consumers to find what they're looking for.
Post your listings, school information, local events, market reports and more
Consumers peruse these pages for information
Farm your niche market and cover all the happenings in your neighborhood
Do get a least three written bids on your project.
Do provide all contractors with accurate plans or drawings that will enable them to determine the scope and cost of work when requesting bids.
Do check with the Contractors State License Board to make sure the contractor is properly licensed, and to check the status and disciplinary history of the license.
Do check out contractors with your local building department, trade associations or unions, consumer protection agency, and the Better Business Bureau.
Do look at the work the contractor has completed.
Do ask your contractor to furnish a completion or contract bond.
Do consult with more than one lending institution regarding the type of loan to obtain.
Do make sure your contract provides for a retention, a percentage of each payment or of the total job, ordinarily 10%, which you retain until the job is completed.
Do make sure everything you and your contractor have agreed to is included in your contract, and don't sign anything until you understand and agree with all terms.
Do keep a job file.
Do make sure you receive unconditional lien releases from subcontractors and material suppliers.
Do make frequent inspections of the work, including a final walk-through.
Do consult an attorney if a mechanics' lien is filed against your property.
Do negotiate with the contractor first if problems or disagreements occur.
Don't be fooled or pressured by a smooth-talking salesperson.
Don't sign anything until you completely understand it and agree to the terms.
Don't pay cash with a proper receipt.
Don't let your payments get ahead of the contractor's completed work.
Don't hesitate to ask questions of the contractor.
Don't make final payment until you are satisfied with the job.
Don't make agreements with subcontractors or workers without consulting the prime contractor.
If you're considering a remodeling project for your home in Castle Rock or house in Centennial Colorado, we have a list of contractors that have been successfully used by agents in our office which we will be glad to share with you. Contact me through this website.
Marianne Bandy The Bandy Team RE/MAX Professionals Englewood, CO 303-746-7799
Peck Drywall and Painting serving all of Brevard County and surrounding areas: Melbourne-Melbourne Beach-Indialantic-Indian Harbour Beach- Cocoa Beach-Satellite Beach-Viera-Rockledge-Merrit Island- Cape Canaveral- Port St. John-Cocoa-Titusville-Palm Bay
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.