Help Wanted: Property Preservation Subcontractor (Illinois)

Property Preservation
Location(s) Waukegan, IL
Employment Type Permanent
Company:  Northland Company
Job Description:

We are looking for subcontractors to perform property preservation and REO work on homes in the process of foreclosure. This is a very busy and demanding business and we need quality, reliable, and honest subcontractors to keep our company growing. Our contractors that make the most money are willing to do a lot of work in a short time frame. We are looking for contractors that are able to work independently (or have help if needed for certain jobs), have a strong work ethic, are loyal, and will do whatever it takes to complete the job. You must understand that we take a lot of photos to perform this contract. You must be knowable  with computers. If you already are performing Property Preservation work you will go to the top of the list. Plus if you are a Veteran you will go to the top of the list as well.

 

Types of Work:

Window and Door Boarding

Winterizations

Debris Removal

Snow Removal

Pool covering

Roof Tarping

Lock Changes

Minor Plumbing

Minor Electric

Grass Cuts

Shrub/Tree Trimming

 

Tools/Equipment Needed:

Reliable Vehicle

Basic Hand Tools

Basic Power Tools

Reliable Internet Access

Lawn Equipment (mower, weed whacker, hedge trimmer, rake)

Digital Camera

Air  Compressor

Generator

Cell Phone

Computer

Trailer (or other method to remove debris, grass clippings, etc.)

Knoblocks, dead bolts, silders, locks, lockboxes, padlocks/hasps

 

Please Include the Following in Your Response:

Brief Resume/Work History

 

Your HOME zip code

Detail your property preservation experience

Your cellular contact number

REFERENCES

Your Email Address

 

ALSO YOU MUST BE ABLE TO PASS THE BACKGROUND CHECK

We are looking for 1 man per location with no crews.

 

Company Website: http://www.northlandcompany.com

 

To Apply: For more information on applying and to become a vendor with Northland, see the following link:  http://northlandcompany.com/vendors/become_a_vendor.

 

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Ad Source:  Indeed

(Posted to FC Blog Feb 10, 2016)

Help Wanted: Property Preservation Specialists & REO

Vendors and Subcontractors Needed — New Jersey Company

See below for direct link to Indeed Job Post:

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Foreclosure-CleanUp-Services,-LLC/jobs/Vendor-Sub-Contractor-cce2e5389118d677

 

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Do You Need to be Licensed & Insured to Start a Foreclosure Cleanup & REO Trash Out Business?

 

New business owners are pumped with energy and excitement about getting into the hot new industry of foreclosure cleanup and REO trash outs. But note the following as it relates to licensing and insurance as you prepare to launch your new business.

Do you need to be licensed and insured to start a foreclosure cleanup and REO trash out business?  I get this question a lot as the owner of a foreclosure cleanup company. New business owners are pumped with energy and excitement about getting into the hot new industry of foreclosure cleanup.  The more formalized property preservation label for large contractors that in the past have primarily handled this type of work has been casualized to the foreclosure cleanup phrase. This new crop of business owners has become the right arm to larger HUD M&M (management and marketing) contractors.

The reality is often new foreclosure cleanup entrepreneurs are short on cash and look for ways to lessen the initial dollar outlay in an effort to just get the doors of their new business open.  Many of the new foreclosure cleanup entrepreneurs have been in similar businesses for years on a grassroots level (lawn care, painting, debris removal, etc.), but the overwhelming demand for foreclosure cleanup services via larger contractors has demanded they formalize their credentials to get work on a subcontracting level.

There are many areas in which new entrepreneurs can reign themselves in on spending when opening a new business, but licensing and insurance ain’t one of ‘em.

Do you need to be licensed and insured to start a foreclosure cleanup and REO trash out business? The answer is a resounding yes, yes, yes.  Absolutely! You need licensing and insurance to be taken seriously in the foreclosure cleanup industry. Competition is growing each day by leaps and bounds. Getting your ducks in a row credentials-wise will set you apart immediately from the competition.

Why do you need the license and insurance when you can just start? New foreclosure cleanup and REO trash out business owners should realize they will be pitching professionals (realtors, brokers, lenders, larger contractors) with their foreclosure cleanup services. These professionals, especially realtors, have taken the time to get licensed and insured and will have little patience with business owners who are not.

When a realtor or broker asks a foreclosure cleanup and REO trash out business owner to provide proof of their license and insurance so they can consider their bid on a job, they are submitting that paperwork on to the bank. In almost all scenarios, the powers that be at the bank are looking at not just the one estimate, but often several estimates.  As a new foreclosure cleanup and REO trash out business owner, you won’t even be in the drawing if you don’t have the proper credentials.

Not having the proper license and insurance in this industry can cripple a new business before they even get started.  When they ask for it, have it, simple. If you want to set yourself apart from the masses and be looked upon as a professional, viable business, you simply cannot bypass this step.

 

What type of license? The type of business license you get will really depend on the type of services you choose to offer in your foreclosure cleanup and REO trash out business. Services can run the gamut, from basic cleaning, to painting, repairs, trash outs and more.  If you will be offering extensive repairs (for example, electrical work, plumbing work, etc.), you will need the proper certifications. But, if you will be offering just janitorial-type services, an occupational business license may do, depending on your county.

What type of insurance, how much coverage? At minimum, you will need liability insurance coverage for your business and you will need coverage for your automobile(s). If you have employees, you will need to carry workmen’s compensation. But each area of the country is different, each county has its own policies and procedures, so make some calls to your county clerk’s office, your local Small Business Administration (“SBA”) and insurance agencies that service your area to make ensure you are amply covered with insurance and properly licensed.

When starting your foreclosure cleanup and REO trash out business, you DON’T have to run out and buy a big shiny truck for hauling; you DON’T have to buy a 16K dumpster for your backyard; you DON’T have to purchase a bush hog for clearing properties; but you DO need be properly licensed and insured to be taken seriously, and to protect you, your workers, your property, and to grow your business.

Go to the Small Business Administration’s website (http://www.SBA.gov) to get more information on business licensing.  Visit websites like the Insurance Information Institute (http://www.iii.org/insurance_topics/) to get answers to basic business insurance questions.

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