Posts Tagged 'General contractor'

12 Steps To Rehabbing a House

Posted on: July 8, 2011

Categories: Fix, How To

Author: lbuen

12 Steps To Rehabbing a House

The Herculean Project of Rehabbing a House

Rehabbing a house can be daunting to someone doing it for the first time. To eliminate the feeling of intimidation, let’s tear down this massive piece of work into several smaller and manageable tasks.

Steps in Rehabbing a House

1. Assess the project and establish the specific jobs that needs to be done with your contractor. Ask your contractor for his ideas, then from there, set your final action plan on how to undertake the renovation project, particularly how to go about specific repairs. It is also in this stage when you decide whether or not to modify the basic layout of the house. To simplify things, have your contractor gather his own rehab team and discuss with them what has been agreed upon. It would be great to work with a… Read the rest

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How to Manage Property Rehab Costs for Maximum Efficiency and Value

Posted on: June 22, 2011

Categories: Fix, How To, Real Cases

Author: buyfixandprofit

How to Manage Property Rehab Costs for Maximum Efficiency and Value

Quick Tips on How to Minimize and Control the Cost of a Rehab Project

Purchase the general construction materials and supplies for your contractors and have it delivered to the job site.  Instead of having your contractors spend their time looking for material, do it yourself if you can.  It’s amazing how long a simple trip to Home Depot can turn into.

Property Rehab Written Scope of Work

Always put the scope of work in writing with enough detail to avoid conflicts and “misunderstandings” during the rehab of the property.  It’ amazing how crystal clear your vision of the finished product is during the walk  through with the contractor and then how any questions come up in the middle of the rehab.  Questions such as, “Oh, you wanted that wall knocked down?” or “You wanted more than two kitchen… Read the rest

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