Spring into action on Things You’ve Put Off

By Rob Myers / June 16, 2014 / 0 Comments

This spring we’ve had a flurry of calls all related to the same thing-things people have known about and wanted to change/fix/enhance are now at the top of their to-do list and it’s time to get things done! Bathrooms, garages, basements, landscaping, walkways, driveways- all of these things (well, maybe not the bathrooms) are sort […]

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The True Value of Professionals

By Rob Myers / June 11, 2014 / 0 Comments

I’m reminded this morning about the value of our professional relationships. On Saturday afternoon, our well pump puked out. No water- no showers and no flushing and an almost full complement of kids at home. A call to our water- drilling sub (quick shout out to Jim Ayers at Ayers drilling ) and within […]

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Cost vs. Value-Redux

By Rob Myers / June 3, 2014 / 0 Comments

I was reminded again about the eternal debate in our business about cost vs. value. Working with a new client is always tough- most people have no feel for what anything should cost when it’s a one-off, hand built  item like a new chimney or a family room built in. This encourages them to try […]

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What’s the Cost of Hiring the Wrong Contractor?

By Rob Myers / May 15, 2014 / 0 Comments

This has been the week for hearing about the wrong contractor. We’ve been asked over and over this week to fix things that were already built or finished, but either built to wrong specs or finished with the wrong material. And, once we’ve determined the cost of repairing these unfortunate buildings, the client has remarked […]

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The Home Market Isn’t Back Yet

By Rob Myers / May 9, 2014 / 0 Comments

A  slew of recent articles have been focusing on the financial make-up of home-buyers in the last quarter. Over 40% of home sales were to cash buyers. That is a whoppingly huge number, by any measurement, and it points to a few things that make this housing recovery feel so different.  And, what truly […]

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