I purchased 25 acres of property a few months ago. I didn’t want any of the buildings or the house on it, so I planned on tearing it all down so I could build my wife’s dream house there. I am not extremely wealthy, but I had made enough good investments to be able to do this for her. When I did an inspection of the property and buildings, I noticed that there was a lot of scrap metal in some of the sheds and barns. I had no idea what scrap metal prices were, but I knew that hauling all of it to a scrap metal dealer would be the best way to get rid of it.
I went online because I didn’t even know which scrap dealers were in the area. I did a quick search and found a site that listed all of the dealers after I put in my zip code, and it also listed information about each one, including the prices that they were paying for various types of scrap metal. Continue reading