As the housing market crisis continues as of November 2011, the creation of foreclosure cleaning businesses are also on the rise. Lenders rely on such businesses — also called "property preservation" specialists — to get foreclosed homes prepared for showing. After securing a single contract to provide foreclosure cleaning services and providing satisfactory or better work, acquiring additional contracts should prove easy.
Purchasing a bank contact list — a list of all the real estate owned asset management companies in your area. Register your business with the banks and REO asset management companies directly to become a vendor for them.
Locate all real estate agents in your area and market your services to them. Send them an email at least once a week and drop off a brochure or flyer describing your service at the office of each.
Check your email frequently. Banks send 90 percent of work orders by email. They usually include a timeline for completion of the work. They will evaluate your work. The better your work, the more contracts you will receive.