Handyman or Licensed/Insured Pro?

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When fixing up an almost turnkey property, how important is it to you that the contractor is licensed AND insured? Let’s say the work is limited to someone installing a new electrical outlet - something simple and quick like that.

When fixing up for long term buy and hold its more optional and for something simple I would go w handyman... When doing a flip and permits are required definitely go with a license Contractor.. Bank for buyer might look into rehab and check to see what permits were pulled and if something is missing it could jeopardize getting loan for buyer..

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