Commercial Property Holiday Decorating Service Acquired by Trump University Student

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Holiday decorating service company, Deck the Malls, purchased by Trump University entrepreneurship student just in time for the 2007 Christmas rush.

You need to have the right broker because they will either save you a lot of money, or they will break you. A bad broker will look out for the benefit of the seller which means more money for them. If you get the right broker you get a great deal. If we hadn't taken this Trump University course and really investigated the broker, we could have lost a lot of money.

Deck the Malls, a design and installation company focused on bringing holiday decorations to large commercial properties, is the latest Trump University inspired business endeavor.

Owned by husband and wife team, Scott and Jalisa Schafer of Chandler, Arizona, Deck the Malls' services include installation and maintenance of holiday decorations, design consultations, and removal and storage of holiday decorations.

After reviewing 3,000 possible business opportunities for sale, the Schafer's analysis brought one clear option, Deck the Malls. They credit Trump University's The Art of Buying a Business course, which is one of Trump University's entrepreneurship courses, with giving them the knowledge and skills to successfully navigate a business purchase.

"One of the key elements in buying a business is your broker," Deck the Malls owner, Scott Schafer said. "You need to have the right broker because they will either save you a lot of money, or they will break you. A bad broker will look out for the benefit of the seller which means more money for them. If you get the right broker you get a great deal. If we hadn't taken this Trump University course and really investigated the broker, we could have lost a lot of money."

"When Scott and Jalisha registered for Trump University's Art of Buying a Business course, they wanted to purchase an already successful operation and take it to new levels. Because a large percentage of new businesses fail each year, the Schafers were looking for a program that would teach them not only how to negotiate the initial business purchase, but how to successfully manage their new venture," said Josef Katz, Vice President of Marketing at Trump University, the Trump organization's educational arm that provides investment advice and business management strategies to investors, entrepreneurs and small to mid-size companies.

"Trump University's course on buying a business provided the answers the Schafers were seeking. With their projected 2007 profits reaching $300,000 and a client base all over Arizona, we believe Deck the Malls is firmly on their way to being a major competitor in the seasonal business arena," Katz said.

About Trump University

An exceptional perspective on building success, a hands-on approach, a world-class faculty, and Ivy League quality curriculums are what make Trump University unlike any other online education Institution in the world. Since 2005, Donald Trump's online university has been teaching its thriving community of members everything from real estate investing, to marketing, entrepreneurship skills, business planning, management, wealth creation, and many other subject matters that appeal to aspiring entrepreneurs and business professionals. To learn more visit http://www.trumpuniversity.com

About Deck the Malls

Deck the Malls, located in Chandler, Arizona, designs, installs and maintains holiday decorations for large scale commercial sites including malls, churches, hotels, offices, restaurants and parking lots. Deck the Malls services include design consultations, and removal and storage of holiday decorations. From animatronic scenes and sequenced lighting displays to traditional trees, wreaths and garlands, Deck the Malls provides stress-free holiday decorating. To learn more, visit http://www.deckthemalls.com.

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