Allison A. Bailes III's Blog Posts Tagged 'builder' (1)

How to Talk to a Builder

Recently I was talking to one of our HERS raters who said that one of the reasons he prefers going after the existing home market is that he’s more comfortable talking with homeowners than with builders. He’s afraid that builders will see his lack of construction knowledge and send him packing.

What can you do to overcome this fear? Take heed of these points, and you’ll be fine:

  • Realize that you don’t need to know everything about building.
  • Let the builder know…

Added by Allison A. Bailes III on January 20, 2011 at 7:07pm — 2 Comments

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