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Episode 283: Unlocking Affordable Housing: Inside S.I. Container Builds with Rory Rubin

Rory Rubin, founder of S.I. Container Builds, joins us to explain how her company’s Container Homes is a high-quality solution to current housing affordability and inventory issues!

Rory starts by explaining her background in social work and the process of starting up S.I. Container Builds! She breaks down the specs and pricing of container homes illustrating the quality and affordability when compared to traditional home construction. Rory gives the 101 on the building process and overlooked considerations for modular home construction! Throughout the show, Rory hammers home the importance of doing good by others and delivering quality products that you can stand behind!

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02:16 Housing Provider Tip - Get quotes early for best pricing on your spring projects!

04:18 Intro to our guest, Rory Rubin!

08:20 Getting funding for a startup.

15:26 SI Container Builds’ clientele!

19:43 Common specs on container homes.

22:24 Container home pricing.

26:05 Considerations for building container homes in Chicago!

32:08 The building process.

39:25  The future of the container home industry.

43:08 What is your competitive advantage?

43:38 One piece of advice for new investors.

44:22 What do you do for fun?

44:48 Good book, podcast, or self development activity that you would recommend?

45:44 Local Network Recommendation?

46:28 How can the listeners learn more about you and provide value to you?


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