I hope that helps :)
Oh, and contact reo agents/brokers. They probably will tell you that the larger companies have most of their business, but you never know. You might luck out.
This makes it very difficult for small players to complete on price. There are national companies on the trash out as well which are doing the same and it's tough to compete with them on price since they are getting volume deals in a territory.
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It doesn't seem that difficult to do... contact a few banks... contact a few real estate agencies, and make your services known to them.
I would start in your local area by visiting the listing agents who specialize in bank owned homes, offer free estimates, same day service for them and offer prices just below market value. if you get the jobs do a good job and you will get repeat business.
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