If you notice those numbers don't add up to $2500 that's because I take $500 right off the top for my time and expertise.
@millercarbon Are you really serious? You are charging this lady 500.00?
I can only think I must not have read that right.
I am always happy to offer advice to a novice. I will even spend my time doing the legwork and send links of equipment I'd recommend. It never crossed my mind to ask for a penny.
You should be happy to bring someone else into the fold. Not charging commission. Unbelievable.