Blueberry Lane in Orleans is Complete!

Rehab on November 16th, 2015 Comments Off on Blueberry Lane in Orleans is Complete!

Yay! I’m super psyched to share our latest completed project — 10 Blueberry Lane in Orleans. We ended up falling 3 months behind thanks to a misunderstanding with the historical commission and ran afoul of our contractors’ summer vacation and fishing plans, but it’s done! And thanks to some expert staging, it looks particularly lovely.   […]

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Deal #122: Video of Ranch New Construction Layout

Investing on May 9th, 2014 Comments Off on Deal #122: Video of Ranch New Construction Layout

Check out the progress of one of our new construction projects in Tyngsborough, MA!  As you can see, framing is complete and we’re wrapping up rough electrical and rough mechanical. Here’s a shot of the exterior.  The house is currently in the pre-list marketing phase and will be listed on MLS before completion.   See […]

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Deal #124: Town Sewer Connection on a Busy Road is More Than We Bargained For

Investing on May 8th, 2014 No Comments

One of our current rehab projects required us to connect to the town sewer.  One small issue–okay there were a few issues. First off, this house is on a main road and the only side streets near the house are dead-ends. This means while the guys are digging up the street, they have to maneuver […]

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2-for-1 Spring DEALFLOW Special: All-Day Workshop & Copy of Complete Dealflow System

products on May 8th, 2014 No Comments

All-Day Intensive Workshop PLUS your copy of the Complete Dealflow System Saturday, June 14th, 2014 in Woburn, MA About the Workshop: The workshop’s only goal is to provide real world, practical information and techniques–without any pitching. Each person will leave with a comprehensive knowledge of DEALFLOW process. The objective of the day is to give […]

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Check Your Bias: Choosing Rehab Finishes to Attract the Most Buyers

Investing on March 6th, 2014 No Comments

Buyers unfortunately don’t care much about all that money you spent on LVL beams, insulation, and heating systems. They consider having a sound structure and working systems as a given. Until the buyer home inspection, all that stuff is out of sight, out of mind. People make offers when they have an emotional response to […]

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Tips for Both the Design-Apathetic and Design-Obsessed

Investing on March 6th, 2014 No Comments

There are 2 types of real estate investors: Those who like interior design, and those who don’t give a damn.  Here are some quick tips for both. As someone who enjoys design and architecture, it’s easy for me (Julia) to be tempted by all the cool ideas floating around magazines, houzz.com, and pinterest.com. Nick, on […]

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Google Invests $3.2B in the Future of Smart Homes

Investing on January 17th, 2014 No Comments

Earlier this week, Google shelled out $3.2B for Nest Labs Inc., creator of internet-connected “learning thermostat” that learns to cool and heat homes to suit the needs of the inhabitants. Why would a search engine care about heating our homes? Well, when our Internet-connected gadgets and home appliances all learn to talk to each other, […]

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Nick Speaking at NHREIA “Rehabbing: What they Don’t Show You on TV” (1/8/14)

Seminars on January 7th, 2014 Comments Off on Nick Speaking at NHREIA “Rehabbing: What they Don’t Show You on TV” (1/8/14)

You know that really cool moment at the end of a flipping show when the numbers flash up on the screen, leaving you drooling over the profit and ready to send your boss a resignation letter?      Resale –   Rehab –   Purchase Price =  Not so fast, buddy… How about when they […]

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A Very Special Part 5 of the Rehab Chronicles: The Previous Owner Comes to Visit

Investing on February 5th, 2013 No Comments

In this special edition, the previous owner of 176 Groton Rd came to see the how we fixed up her childhood home. You’ll learn more about her situation and what she needed as a motivated seller. It was an emotional day for everyone seeing her take in all the changes. Let this video be a […]

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Chelmsford Rehab Chronicles – Part 4 of the Hoarder House

Investing on January 9th, 2013 No Comments

Here’e the finished product!  Yay!  In this video, take a walk through with Nick, Jen the Insurance Chick, and Julia… Stay tuned for a very special post-project video! As you know from the first video, we bought 176 Groton Rd from a nice woman named Dawn. She was kind enough to let us film her […]

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