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Ask Gerald!

Q: Hi Gerald, I need to find a good contractor to do some property renovations.  The last time I hired a contractor, he took forever to do the work and never finished even though we paid him in full.  I’d do the work myself, but with our new baby and the increased hours I have to work on my new job, I just don’t have the time.  What should I do? Steve, Hartford, Connecticut. Gerald: Hi Steve, first of all, don’t beat yourself up about what happened with the last contractor you hired—it’s water under the bridge and is something you can learn from.  We all make mistakes and unfortunately even the most seasoned real estate investors have had bad […]

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