Episode 9 – Dealing With Trades. Lessons Learned with Daniel RollstonMay 11, 2023
Renovating is not usually something you do alone. Often you have a partner by your side. And they can be a huge help, and bring a whole different skill set.
In this episode, we bring on a special guest – Natalie Walton’s husband, Daniel Rollston. He shares the 3 key ways to deal with trades, and create a good and productive relationship.
3 KEY WAYS TO DEAL WITH TRADES
- Be a nice person – but don’t be afraid to be firm
- Focus on communication — bring your questions and be open to their answers
- Be visible – be present and stay up to date on what’s happening
SYSTEMS & PROCESSES
Daniel also shares tips for creating processes and systems that everyone can agree upon.
→ Ensure issues/defects will be resolved BEFORE the final payment
→ Make all payments accurately and on time – hold up your end of the bargain
→ Agree on what “done” looks like so you know exactly what is in scope
→ “Get it in writing, save the fighting”
Come listen to the full episode below.
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