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#3577 - 08/22/01 07:58 AM referral company
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Loc: Chandler, AZ USA
I signed up with a referral company called "Service Magic" and found out later that they charge you even if you don't get the job and there can be 3 or 4 contractors bidding on the same job. Needless to say I cancelled my membership. Has anyone else tried this? or even heard of it?
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#3578 - 08/22/01 08:45 AM Re: referral company
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Registered: 05/16/01
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Loc: Lorton, Va USA
Years ago there was a company called "Mr. Build", real slick salesmen, almost talked me into it. The only time I hired an attorney for the entire 12 years I was in business was to look over the contract. He said the contract was very binding, and promised me nothing, only promised them a bunch of my money. People who signed up went broke and got zero. I'd be very leary of these sharks.

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#3579 - 08/23/01 02:31 PM Re: referral company
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Loc: Chestertown, MD, USA
I have signed up with Improvenet. There is a lead fee but only if you express interest. There is also a win fee that varies with the contract price.

I have not gotten many leads recently.

Try their website: www.improvenet.com

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