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REHABILITATING HOUSESTURNING TRASH INTO CASH

All of us should be recycling our trash to help improve the environment and conserve our resources. If you’re doing this already with your household trash, good for you. Maybe you should take a hard look at doing it with houses. There are few things in my life I’ve gotten more satisfaction from than taking an old, run-down house, the worst one in the subdivision, and making it look like new, one of the nicest homes in the neighborhood.

So how do we begin to rehab a property? The first thing you have to do is build your “trash team.” The trash team is the collection of subcontractors willing to help you revitalize this run-down property.

PITFALL: THE GENERAL CONTRACTOR/HANDYMAN TRAP

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