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Article Archive for September 2010

Leads, Simplicity and meeting the homeowner

September 28, 2010 – 3:11 am
Used Car Salesman

Much has been said about how to handle a lead. By The Paul So how do you handle a lead? We all need a system to track and keep up on this most sought after item when you are in business. Leads are tomorrows jobs, if a business has no leads it’s done. So what […]

RRP, let’s be honest.

September 23, 2010 – 4:06 pm
The Great RRP rule Debate

The Great RRP rule Debate It’s yesterdays news. What have you heard so far? We are now discussing old and tired postings and articles, it’s baloney like bony maroni. “I sometimes think that all you tell me of knighthood, kingdoms, empires and islands is all windy blather and lies” Self Serving Third party testers are […]

Flexible rules make posturing fools.

September 21, 2010 – 6:27 pm
Rule Book

A nice guy. My friend Mike is a nice guy, he is also a very well known industry expert and we talked recently. What’s up Mike? Well Paul I have a great article coming out, but right now I need to go talk to my contractor. What you got going on Mike? I got a […]

One voice! An industry call to arms.

September 21, 2010 – 9:38 am

Just when you think its safe to go in the water, it isn’t! Let’s pretend it’s 2005. Monopoly money is floating around all residential properties, even the burn outs were getting contractor licenses and everyone was a builder, everyone a remodeler. Welcome to the party. During this time industry groups got heady with their importance […]

Book Review. Contractors guide to making money with the 203K loan.

September 19, 2010 – 5:15 pm

A new ebook by Mike Young, a nationally recognized 203k loan consultant. So what? I read this book recently and inside it’s a to the point no BS approach for contractors to: 1)    Finance the jobs that come across your desk 2)    A way to make money when you bid a job 3)    A way […]

Daily5 by Leah Thayer

September 19, 2010 – 3:06 pm

Daily5Daily5Daily5Daily5Daily5Daily5Daily5 Tomorrow Daily5 hits the ground running. I think it will be a dynamic and successful venture, after all Daily5 is our friend Leah Thayer. Welcome to the crazy world of internet media Leah. Remodel Crazy is looking forward to your offering. Daily5, be there or be square! Link To This Page1. Click inside the […]

United we stand.

September 17, 2010 – 6:53 pm

Were in the top 10! By the Paul A lot has been said about our industry, much of it bad. Just today I read that the remodeling industry is in the top 10 for jobs not likely to recover. Hows that make you feel? We have unlicensed contractors running around and many price jobs too […]

Home Depot still doesn’t get it.

September 16, 2010 – 4:06 pm

How does the world largest remodeling sales outfit miss the target with commercial sales? By The Paul I have had a HD credit card for years, it’s probably expired because in 12 years I haven’t used it. I tried 2 orders from HD years ago and didn’t want to deal with them again. Sure I’ll […]

The Sleeper – FHAs 203k loan

September 12, 2010 – 12:05 pm

Contractors make money with the 203k loan. By Mike Young I have been baffled and befuddled for years about the 203k loan program. When I got involved with it in 1994 it was an exciting thing to see a loan product for buyers or owners, purchase or refinance, that could also provide monies to make […]