After many months (years, really) of planning and dreaming about a small business, I am about to embark on my next adventure: A retail vintage shop… hopefully with coffee too! I will be writing about all the steps I go through to build out and start a small business in this building in a really small town.
That’s how it felt, anyway. Maybe 8 years ago, I went to our county’s tax sale for delinquent real estate, it was spur of the moment and I really doubted I would be successful but off I went with just enough cash in my pocket for the required 10% down payment. No checkbook, no credit card, nothing that would allow me to bid beyond my predetermined maximum spending amount. Continue reading