NEW YORK, July 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Handy, the leading home services platform, announced Friday that 40% of professional payments are now being processed through the company's Cash Out Now feature, which was released in July 2017. The feature has quickly gained wide adoption among independent contractors who use the platform to book house cleaning, furniture assembly, and maid service jobs.
Handy offers a number of different payment options for these professionals to choose from. Cash Out Now payments are triggered instantly by Handy and processed by most banks within one to two business days.
Christopher Lynch, the Handy product manager behind the release, said, "It's very important to us that the Handy platform is built to meet the wide-ranging needs of independent professionals. Professionals have always valued the flexibility to pick up housekeeping jobs on the Handy platform that fit with their schedule, and we wanted to provide more flexibility in payment options as well."
Founded in 2012 and headquartered in New York City, Handy is changing the way that people book and provide home services. Customers turn to Handy for a great experience that provides them with the home services they need, wherever they are, whenever they want them. For professionals, the Handy platform makes it possible to maintain a flexible schedule with meaningful income opportunities. The Handy platform is available in 2,000 locations across the U.S. and three countries. Handy has facilitated millions of bookings, served more than half a million customers and activated nearly 100,000 independent professionals. For more information visit https://www.handy.com/.