Scope of work are a hassle to put together but they are essential for real estate investors. That is what my latest article at BiggerPockets delves into; both the upfront estimate side of things and the more detailed scope on the back end.
Regarding the estimate, I highly recommend J. Scott's The Book on Estimating Rehab Costs. Regarding the scope, I highly recommend making it itemized down to just about everything (OK, "two outlets covers" can go on one line.) In the article, I explain three reasons why,
And I go into a lot more than that on how to create a scope of work. Check it out.
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