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January 9, 2014

Porch.com helps homeowners find a contractor that others have liked

  • Founder Matt Ehrlichman said the wisdom of the online crowd can mean a great deal to a homeowner searching for a trustable professional.
    Special to the Journal

    Image courtesy of Porch.com [enlarge]
    A user can enter their address and a Google-like map will show them who built projects in the area.

    When Matt Ehrlichman and his wife were planning to build a home in Northeast Seattle two years ago, he kept running into the same problem: finding the right contractor or designer for the job.

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