= Exterior wood trim with aluminum covering/capping is falling off/rotting where the stucco meets my stone masonry. What needs to be done to properly fix this? (Eastern Pennsylvania) =

 Exterior wood trim with aluminum covering/capping is falling off/rotting where the stucco meets my stone masonry. What needs to be done to properly fix this? (Eastern Pennsylvania) 

As the title says, I have exterior wood trim and aluminum covering/capping falling off/rotting where stucco meets stone masonry

I had a mason come look at it and he told me I would need to replace all my masonry to make it worth his time to take the job (not happening. I am planning on repointing in a few years). So before I have another mason come look at it, what should I be asking them to do so I don't waste my time or theirs?
Does the stucco need to be properly vented and flashed (I have no idea if it is or not)? Or can they just remove the wood/aluminum and add a cement lip?
Quick Note: I already have an electrician coming to remove the wires running along the wood trim before I proceed with anything else

I think the fact that your post, in both places, got not one comment says a lot about how many questions come in from home owners who have no idea where to start on a project they have no business trying to tackle themselves without having done the proper research. The first step is not to ask professionals on Reddit what you should know to critique a contractor coming to look at your work. The first step is to have 3 come out at tell you what they think of your issue. No one can help you with those pictures. No matter how many you take or or how many angles you take them from, it will never replace the opinion of an experienced professional seeing it in person. You're in Eastern Pennsylvania. There are no shortage of masons in your area

I’m definitely not trying to do the work myself. I just want an unbiased opinion on the potential scope of work that needs to be done. I know there’s a limited amount of info someone can tell through pictures, so any advice/discussion will taken with that understanding

Yes, there are plenty of masons around me, only their availability is in short supply. I’ve already had one come out and he told me it would only be worth his time if I replaced all my stone, which would cost +$100K. So I just want some sense of what to expect and how I should be talking to masons about the project

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