Week 2 of the Natick Rehab Chronicle: Demo Complete

Investing on July 14th, 2010 No Comments

Take a walk through with Nick and his student, Mariah, as he talks about the vision for each room…

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Natick Rehab Chronicle: Demo Begins at 20 Harvard St

Investing on July 6th, 2010 No Comments

As the first installment of the “Natick Rehab Cronicle,” why not just cut straight to the good stuff?   (a.k.a. smashing a wall) Maybe we should leave the rest to professionals… P.S. Sorry about the sideways video! It won’t happen again. About the “Natick Rehab Chronicle” Due to popular demand to see more of the […]

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EPA Extension Leaves Room to Breathe

Investing on June 29th, 2010 Comments Off on EPA Extension Leaves Room to Breathe

One of this year’s hottest topics amongst rehabbers and property owners has to be The Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule.  If you have been to REIA meetings in the last few months, one mention of “lead paint” leads to a digression lasting several minutes.  Of course this is completely understandable, considering contractors who are […]

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AFTER REHAB – Dedham, MA

Investing on June 2nd, 2010 Comments Off on AFTER REHAB – Dedham, MA

Remember the Before post? Well, here’s how smart I was.  Every once in a while, you should allow a SECOND or even THIRD contractor to come and bid the job, so you can be sure your own guy is still honoring rock-bottom pricing (in exchange for volume) for you as an investor.  In this case, […]

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BEFORE REHAB – Dedham, MA

Investing on June 2nd, 2010 Comments Off on BEFORE REHAB – Dedham, MA

Sometimes, you’ve got a home run deal. Other times, what you THINK is home run turns out to be just a double. Welcome to Dedham, MA. My partner and I went into this deal knowing we hit a home run: Foreclosure Corner lot GREAT neighborhood Seemingly nice neighbors HUGE house (though a little funky layout) […]

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Ask Nick: How does the rehab cost add up?

Investing on December 30th, 2009 No Comments

Hey Nick, I’m immersing myself in real estate knowledge and thank God for the internet and you tube, there’s a whole wealth of information out there that can be good for newbies like me. Lately, I’ve been focusing my attention on rehabs. I figured that if one understood rehabs, one would understand real estate investing […]

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3 Things NOT to do when Improving Curb Appeal

Investing on September 29th, 2009 No Comments

One of the questions that came in last week was from a rehabber finishing up a job he was going to flip, and was just about to put it on the market. He took a picture of it, and sent to me, asking me to give him a few pointers on what he could do […]

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