Recession Business Idea – A Tape Measure and a Digital Camera

Need a simple recession business idea to make some money? You have access to a 100′ tape measure and a 2 megapixel digital camera, right? Well, if you can get around town with your camera and tape measure you can make some money documenting cars, boats, RVs, houses and other property for national lenders and insurers.
Banks, mortgage lenders, leasing companies, and insurance companies write business all over the United States. Nobody is going to pay to fly somebody from New York to Florida to take a few pictures and make a couple measurements, but they still need those things to happen. What do they do? They hire locals to do it for them. More accurately, these national companies hire other, specialized companies who set up the local representatives.
That’s where you come in. Every piece of private property, from shopping malls to boats, and everything in between, within driving distance of you that is financed or insured needs photographic and other simple documentation. Sometimes a few times a year.
With more and more financing, lending and insurance business being done online the demand for local representatives should increase also. Every ZIP code must be covered, and there are 43,000 of them. You can see why there is a tremendous need for reliable and competent people all over the USA.
The going rate for most assignments is from $25 – $100 depending on the complexity of the job and the number of items to be documented.
If you are 18 or older and need money this is a way to go. The work is easy, clean and can be steady once you get established. All you need is a tape measure, a digital camera, and a computer that sends emails. You get paid by check from every week to every month depending on the company that provides the assignment.