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Unread 07-17-2012, 07:42 PM   #1
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My wife is considering a job in Denver and I'm looking for feedback about tile life there. I'm currently in Rochester, NY and making a living bouncing between residential on my own and commercially with Craig (evan1968). When I ventured off on my own about a year and a half ago, it didn't take me long to get established, but that was with the help of 4 years making contacts in the industry selling the stuff. Now, with the idea of foreign territory lurking, I'm a little nervous. Can anyone offer some realistic expectations on the economy, pricing, etc?
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Unread 07-17-2012, 10:14 PM   #2
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Unread 07-17-2012, 10:37 PM   #3
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I am about 3 hours from Denver and I am Slammed right now. I would guess Denver to be the same or better, because I was doing quite a bit of work in Denver a few years back when it was slow here. It is a bigger city though, so you would definitely have some competition. Guarantee that Denver is a much nicer place to live though
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I can't speak to the situation there, but alot of it depends on what your wife would be making, IMO. When I first went on my own here, I would've been dead in the water without my ex-wife's steady paycheck to keep the lights on. Maybe that's why she left.

That's a big thing to consider though. You know how long it takes to build your own business, so you have to ask yourself if her job will balance things out for you financially while you establish yourself in a new market.

Good luck!
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Unread 07-22-2012, 06:57 PM   #5
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Either way, worse come to worse you could sleep outside there most of the year. I was a bum in Denver back in '05. I slept under a bridge over a creek, I can't remember the name of it or where it was exactly.

Wow, that was a lifetime ago.

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