Most people appreciate the need for insurance coverage – property and liability for the home, general liability for a business, workers’ comp for employees. But when you hire someone to come into your home for a project, do you know the rules? Do they?
The response, to whether you save money calling a hauler rather than an organizer is “that depends.” If you are a family member anxious to clear out the old family home because a parent or relative is entering a care facility you might want the speed of a hauler. After all, your real estate agent is ready to get the house on the market. The family has gone through and removed the important valuables and memorabilia. What could be left for an organizer?
According to Angie’s List, Auction Services was one of the most complained-about categories on it’s website during 2012 and 2013, with nearly 30 percent of reviews earning D or F grades. While about half the states in the U.S. require licensing and continuing education for auctioneers, California does not. With those kinds of reviews, you might be asking yourself, “what are the challenges of using an auction house?”
If you are considering renting a storage unit, you have plenty of company. Revenue estimates range between $29 billion and $32 billion a year for the self-storage industry in the USA. Of those renting self-storage space about 46% are long-term renters, according to a study released by the Self Storage Association. With the storage business booming, does that mean a storage unit is right for you?