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Kathy Weber…, Real Estate Pro in Temecula, CA
Kathy Weber (951) 551-7587 answered:
Hello I want to get into the REO trash out business but don't know who to contact??? Any Help???
Rociomjavier,

Research your area for REO real estate agents. Not just agents certified, but agents that actually sell primarily bank owned proerties.

To simplify it further, you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 31, 2010 Foreclosure in San Antonio
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
I started a cleaning business and i am trying to find out when i clean the reo homes do they pay me first bef ...
Jenny,

Generally, you are paid for your services after you have completed the job. You would be responsible for providing your own cleaning supplies and the cost for the removal of t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 22, 2012 Foreclosure in Inver Grove Heights
Susan Gouldi…, Real Estate Pro in 95376
Susan Goulding answered:
who did i contact about cleaning out foreclosed homes and how do i contact them?
Contact some of the agents in your area that are currently doing Foreclosure business. Many banks allow the REALTOR to choose the vendor they want to work with. There are a few servic ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 9, 2011 Foreclosure in Charlotte
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
Are there enough foreclousers in Oklahoma to start a cleanout business? I want to start one up, but am n ...
Steve your best bet is to contact the local agents who handle the majority of teh foeclosures in the area. It is tough to break into the market now as many have been working at it for 2 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 18, 2013 Foreclosure in 73034
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
How do i get into foreclosure cleaning in mississippi?
There are lots of previous threads on your question. Let me address the pricing here. As for marketing, check the other threads. Basically, work through Realtors who handle foreclosures ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 7, 2011 Foreclosure
Jay LaGace, Real Estate Pro in Cape Coral, FL
Jay LaGace answered:
how do i start up my own property preservation business?
Your going to have a tough time if your tryng to get in with the REO business. Alot are being taken care of by several large companys now and local agents dont have the choices they use ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 6, 2014 How To... in 33993
Mack Perry, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Mack Perry answered:
I have a foreclosure/trashout business. How do I charge for a cleanout job?
If this is your business shouldn't you know?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 25, 2013 Foreclosure in 30349
Cassandra Bl…, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Cassandra Black, Consultant answered:
In Atlanta GA, what licenses and insurance is needed to start a foreclosure trashout business? And if a gene ...
Hi Quentin,

I agree with Christopher below.... also, call your County Clerk's office and let them know the type of business you plan to open and the services you plan to offer. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 6, 2011 Foreclosure in Rialto
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
How do I start a foreclosure clean out business in Miami ?Please help!! Thanks Sylvia
There are a lot of resources online. Here are a couple:

http://bit.ly/Cleanout1
http://bit.ly/Cleanout2

It would also help if you had some previous experience in either commercia ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 22, 2011 Foreclosure in Jacksonville
Fred Glick, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles County, CA
Fred Glick answered:
I am looking to start a front yard cleanup company for foreclosed homes. To help neighborhood appearanc ...
Great idea.

Take pictures of an ugly property then clean it up and take a picture again to show what you can do.

Join the local Board of REALTORS as a affiliate member and and me ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 14, 2010 Foreclosure in Phoenix
Cassandra Bl…, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Cassandra Black, Consultant answered:
do you have to have a contractors license to start a trashout business?
It will depend on the depth of services you plan to offer and your county. Contact your County Clerk's office and let them know the type of business you plan to start. They should ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 11, 2010 Foreclosure in Antelope
Kenneth Verb…, Real Estate Pro in Princeton, NJ
Kenneth Verbeyst CRS GRI ABR SRES GREEN Broker-Assoc answered:
does anyone have good advice for starting a business in property preservation?
What is it you would like to know? preservation has many versions. I have sold property for farm land preservation. Most of those involved in this are non profits. As to historic prese ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 6, 2011 How To... in New Jersey
Ron Vodjdani, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, GA
Ron Vodjdani answered:
How to start a forclosure property clean up business on a dime?
Contact a company named "safeguard" you can find then at www.safeguard.com
they are good to work for. You will be a middle man but they will give you lots of jobs. Fill o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 12, 2012 Foreclosure in Las Vegas
Jeremy Sulak, Real Estate Pro in Michigan
Jeremy Sulak answered:
who do i call to start cleaning out foreclosed homes in michigan?
Hey Jeff,

I'm glad you are here! There are two ways you can go about finding "trash-out" business for REO properties. You can choose one or do both.

1. Passive- Register as a vend ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 30, 2013 Foreclosure in Howell
Patti Ann Ka…, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Patti Ann Kasper answered:
Cleaning foreclosed homes. How do I get started? Who can I contact? Is there a market in the Metro Area? ...
Dan, there are sometimes large costs involved here that you might want to check out first.

What you call "cleaning" is called "Trash-Out" by REALTORS, so you might want to google tha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 6, 2014 Foreclosure in Inver Grove Heights
Marc Paolella…, Real Estate Pro in Succasunna, NJ
Marc Paolella, Relo Director answered:
I would like to start up a foreclosure clean up business in NJ. Any suggestions on how to get started? ...
Ummm, no.

You have no idea how filthy these houses can be. Dead animals, live animals, roaches, lots of live roaches, crawling insects of all kinds in 90 degree temperatures, rotting ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 8, 2012 Foreclosure in Montville
Patty Everitt, Real Estate Pro in Tennessee
Patty Everitt answered:
My husband abd I want to start cleaning and taking care of lawns of foreclosures how do we get started? ...
Hi, I would attempt to go onto the websites for Countrywide, wells fargo, First Tennessee, etc. and see if there is a phone or email - some type of contact- another idea would be to dro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 27, 2011 Foreclosure in Memphis
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
My husband and I are starting a foreclosure property cleanup business in the Jacksonville FL area. Contact ...
dawn most bank owned homes are taken care of by the listing agents. your best bet is to look through the local papers, pick out the realtors that have the most bank listings and contac ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 16, 2010 Foreclosure in Jacksonville
Cassandra Bl…, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Cassandra Black, Consultant answered:
Located in MI, interested in starting a forclosure cleanout Company, Can anyone help or advise on starting ...
Yes, start out with a business plan so you can have a road map and narrow your services. This is a business where you can "be all over the place" in what you offer in no time ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 7, 2012 How To... in Detroit
Jordan, Other/Just Looking in Chicago, IL
Jordan answered:
I want to start a business providing trash out, lawn service to foreclosed, REO, bank owned homes
I have the same Idea in the Chicago area, sadly this looks like a good growth business. The banks will always need to have those forclosed homes ready for sale.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 8, 2014 Foreclosure in Rialto
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