From flipping to building with Bill Katsaros
On this episode of “The Building Code,” Tom and Paul are chatting with Bill Katsaros from Roma Homes in Charlotte, North Carolina. At the age of 18, Bill bought his first house, renovated it and sold it. He continued this process as a means to pay for his college education, but it soon became a passion. Today, Bill and his wife continue to flip and build houses in up-and-coming neighborhoods within Charlotte.
Check out the full episode to hear more about how Bill got started in the house flipping business and how Buildertrend has played a role in the growth and success of Roma Homes.
HOW DID YOU DECIDE TO START FLIPPING HOUSES?
“It goes back to my grandparents. My grandfather was a general contractor, a builder and his path to financial independence was going to be through property. He did it and helped my dad get started in rental properties. I had an uncle who was still involved and he said hey, you can do this. And for me, I knew I had to put myself through school and there was no way at 18 years old I was going to put myself through school with zero debt. So, instead of getting a summer job, I said let’s buy a house.”
WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT USING BUILDERTREND?
- We were sold when we saw how Buildertrend integrated with QuickBooks
- It helps me to make big financial decisions for our business
- It helps me to keep insurance certificates updated for subcontractors
- It has everything I need from a project management standpoint
- I can manage projects from anywhere, I don’t have to be in the office
- I can communicate with my team and clients and know what’s going on while I’m away
LINKS AND MORE
The Roma Homes logo has a Greek-inspired design using alpha and omega – symbols that carry great meaning for Katsaros. A lot of thought went into the design of their logo for the purposes of marketing and making a connection with their clients.
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