...and the housing market is on a downturn, what do you do? Many small businesses have suffered since the housing market boom went bust. The obvious ones are mortgage brokers, real estate agents, investors, homeowners insurance companies, home improvement specialists and contractors, lawn care businesses, furniture stores, appliance dealers, and housekeeping services. Some other less visible ones that have felt the pinch are decorators, carpet installers, oriental rug stores, art distributors and galleries, mural artists, restaurants, moving companies, and closet system companies.
However, in any game you play, someone always wins. Even in the Great Depression, there were big winners.
At RPM, our consultants help you prepare for changes in the conditions that drive your success, so that you can minimize your risk no matter what is going on around you. Here are some suggestions that can help you get back on track.