The very most important thing is rapport. I know right away if it will be a good working relationship or not. Questions to ask: Is the salesman smiling? In a good mood? Friendly and courteous? Are their shoes clean and or did they offer to take off their shoes before entering your house? Do they have references?
Next Door has recently gained a lot of traffic and is one of the absolute best ways to find pretty much anything you are looking for. The best advertisement is what people are saying about you. If eighty percent of the people are saying good things, then it should be a go. Also the level of degree in communication can be a clue. If I am having a hard time getting a hold of someone or vise-versa, then most likely it may not work out. This is a huge deal here in Charleston for even trying to hire a handyman. I recently asked a client after they hired me if they received other quotes and they immediately said “No.” As I was confused I asked “Why?” They said” I asked three different companies and they said “Sure we’ll give you a quote.” and never got back to them.
I have been in business for thirty years, and have a lot of experience learning how to build rapport with clients easily and effectively, and get back to them asap or answer the phone immediately..
As always, thanks for stopping by. Please feel free to contact me directly at Jason@ultimatecraftsman.com.