– New York City Department of Consumer Affairs requires licenses for people or businesses working in a residential building, or negotiating home improvement contracts, for more details visit NYC Department of Consumer Affairs
– Make Sure that you get a written contract which should include the contractors name, Company Name, Address and License Number
– Maker sure that the contractor has proof of insurance for his workers and you should also review your Brooklyn homeowners insurance policy especially the section regarding having workers on your property.
– Get referrals and interview more than one person ; if possible inspect work done on other sites by these contractors
Hoping that you will find these tips and link resources to hiring a contractor for your Brooklyn home helpful.
Michele Cadogan is a Brooklyn NY real estate professional . She makes the process of buying, renting and selling real estate in Brooklyn a good experience. A long time Flatbush Brooklyn resident, she has a tremendous appreciation of the borough, its great history and its diverse communities.
With a degree in Political Science and Economics she brings a balance perspective to the your real estate experience.
Truly a professional in a people oriented business.
When looking for a real estate agent in Brooklyn to help you buy or sell a home in Brooklyn , call Michele.
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