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Design &



From plans to permits, we specialize in helping you take your ideas from concept to reality. Your coach will walk you through each step of the process:

  • Layout and design

  • Creating plans yourself or selecting a designer and architect

  • Filing all necessary permits 

  • Selecting and hiring qualified contractors

  • Staging the home in preparation for construction

  • Preparing for building inspections

  • Quality and cost control measures

  • Obtaining lien waivers and meeting lender requirements

  • Building and completing punch-lists

Advocacy &



When you hire Fixer Upper Coach, you will have someone who will represent YOU - not the settlement or closing, nor the contractors or sub-contractors - just YOU and YOUR interests. Coaches:

  • Provide impartial second opinions

  • Answer your questions and satisfy your concerns

  • Help you reach a consensus when there is a disagreement

  • Negotiate and communicate on your behalf, as needed

  • Inspect work to be sure it is to code and your standards

  • Mediate disputes with contractors

Planning &



Often overlooked, this is the most important part of any project or home purchase. Your coach will walk you through:

  • Defining the scope of your project

  • Formalizing your vision to communicate to others

  • Developing a budget

  • Researching and selecting quality products

  • Identifying options for cost savings

  • Setting realistic goals, timelines, and expectations

  • Selecting contractors and suppliers who meet your needs

Mentoring &



Fixer Upper Coach provides one-on-one teaching on the "how-to" and the "how-not-to" for your project. Whether your project is big or small, our coaches can:

  • Help you avoid pitfalls

  • Teach you new skills, shortcuts, and tricks-of-the-trade

  • Increase your expertise project by project

  • Instruct you on how to use equipment and tools

  • Walk you through, step-by-step, any project you want to tackle

  • Answer questions in person, over the phone, by email or text

Inspections &

Expert Opinions


Whether you are a seasoned REALTOR, first-time homebuyer, or a real estate investor, everyone encounters a time when they need someone with a little more expertise. COACHES can:

  • Perform due-diligence assessments on potential purchases

  • Decide if a repair or modification is structural in nature

  • Identify red-flag issues before you buy a property

  • Determine if a project is too big to DIY or not

  • Perform regular inspections to identify potential issues or plan for upcoming or ongoing projects

  • Answer your (or your clients') construction-related questions

  • Write letters for closings from licensed contractors

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