By Christy Porter, Editor-in-chief
“We’re a furnishings retailer that additionally sells house home equipment, electronics and residential decor,” says Kassi Ramsey of his enterprise, Proper Away Hire-to-Personal. Centrally situated in Licking, the Hire-to-Personal Instant is handy and comprises many objects wanted to arrange the family or to switch outdated or non-working furnishings and home equipment. Native residents can store domestically and get customized service that’s not all the time obtainable in bigger shops.
“I went to varsity after highschool and acquired a grasp’s diploma in well being promotion and wellness administration, and was engaged on a promising profession. Then my grandfather had a stroke and my mom acquired most cancers. I got here house to assist with the care. Sadly, getting again into form wasn’t actually achievable on this space, so I made a decision if I could not do what I needed to do; I all the time needed to do one thing that may assist others. After researching the rental enterprise, I discovered that I might help myself whereas serving to those that have been capable of hire the objects wanted for his or her house, however could not make a one-time buy ” Ramsey mentioned.
Ramsey opened Proper Away Hire-To-Personal on July 7, 2007 (7-7-07) within the MFA constructing, the place the annex is at present situated. Opening together with her pocket cash, when she was single 28, she purchased and resold used furnishings and home equipment. As an entrepreneur and sole proprietor, she took no loans and continued to lease her retailer house for 2 years. Throughout this time, she established contacts with suppliers and launched the lease-buy part of her enterprise.
The enterprise continued to develop and she or he purchased the land on the nook of Essential Avenue and Hwy. 137. She then employed Jimmie Swindell to construct the ability the place the enterprise is now situated. Ramsey moved to his new location in August 2009 and recollects, “This new house was enormous and I had no concept how I used to be going to fill it. It was full in six months and I wanted more room. It has since added further out of doors storage amenities. She additionally has a lot wanted customized help with the each day actions of supervisor Linda Blue.
Proper Away Hire-to-Personal has additionally grow to be a central place to take part as a handy drop-off and pick-up for different neighborhood help actions. The nonprofit, G-Ma Pam’s Rack Pack, in honor of her mom, helps native residents with obligatory bills as they battle most cancers, resembling gasoline and cash from l ‘lodge.
Though Ramsey had no intention or inclination to work within the furnishings and equipment business, she nonetheless helps others as a businesswoman and caring member of the neighborhood. “We’re a furnishings and equipment retailer with a hire-purchase choice. What this actually means is that our spot costs are aggressive with different furnishings and equipment retailers. Spot costs stay aggressive with the identical 90 days as money with no hidden charges or add-ons. The hire-purchase choice, whereas barely increased because of the fee plan, additionally stays aggressive, not like some hire-purchase retailers, ”says Ramsey. Please keep in mind that whereas the rent buy choice permits the flexibleness of working with purchasers and particular circumstances, objects bought with this selection are an expense already incurred by the corporate, and the pace of supply. fee on the agreed phrases is important for the enterprise to function easily.
Proper Away Hire-to-Personal is situated at 101 South Essential St., on the nook of the freeway. 32 East and Essential St., and they’re open Monday via Friday 9 a.m. to five p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ramsey or Blue may be reached at 573-674-4779.