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Posted by Positive Aging Community on 02/22/2023

Home Maintenance and Aging in Place

Aging in place is made easier when maintenance, repairs and updates are easy to access and manage. Join us for a live & interactive discussion on this topic with the founders of Birdwatch, an innovative service that delivers full-service home maintenance to members - taking the hassle and headache out of homeownership.

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Questions Asked

  • How far across the USA does your company reach?  I'm in a community in the Foothills of NC?
  • Chris When you say DC-does that include MD too ?
  • Who does the work?  How do you charge?
  • How is this different from Angie and other services like this?
  • Do you know of a comparable service in the Boston area?
  • Do you prepare a schedule and budget? How far out is the maintenance budget?
  • Do you have a resource partners to offer your home owners financing to pay for your services?  I'd be interested in reviewing home equity solutions with you and your clients as it can help them pay for renovations and upgrades to their home.
  • How could a prospective "technician" be approved/veted by Bird Watch?
  • How would you advise me to find a home renovation contractor not in this area? Is there something other than Angie's List, etc.
  • I have a home I am renovating in Berryville, VA probably out of your area of service. How should I find contractor(s) and Northern Virginia, particularly Alexandria/Fairfax County coverage area?
  • Please through some dollar amounts out.
  • Disappointed that your services aren't offered in Charlottesville.
  • Is there any grant funding avaiable or subsidies for these services for low income seniors?
  • how do you charge monthly yearly or quarterly and how much
  • Are  you going to franchise in the future?  It could be a great opportunity.
  • We are on the same page.  Educating our seniors on financing options is what we are looking to do.
  • ask your neighbor whether they would hire that vendor again
  • Do you take advantage of warranties for appliances such as dishwashers and furnaces?
  • Your company and mission are awesome.  I'm so glad I'm listening. :-)
  • What is your fee schedule?
  • do you do outside maintence?  Like tree, deck, pond garden work?
  • Yachad DC is an organziation that does a lot of maintenance work on homes in DC and helps navigate DC public funding
  • Do you service Doylestown, PA? (an hour north of center city Philly).
  • Do you come up to the Baltimore area?
  • What about the orientation fee?
  • Love this business model and as a nurse care manager, I appreciate the need for your trusted service for so many who want nothing more than to age in place / die at home.     Your public benefits corp appeals to me so I will promote your services

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