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Episode 98: Running a Remodeling Business With Barbara & Kris MacGregor

The key to our business has been understanding our market and tailoring our services to meet their needs. It's what sets us apart

Professional Builders Secrets brings you an exclusive episode with the owners of MyHome Renovations, Barbara and Kris MacGregor. In this episode, the duo get into their transition from being a part of a franchise to branching out on their own, and how they transformed their renovation company with APB’s systems.

Inside episode 98 you will discover

  • What it’s like to work with your spouse
  • The key differences between a new home builder and a renovation specialist
  • The biggest challenges the two have faced in their business
  • Transitioning from a franchise to being on your own
  • And much, much more.

key moments

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  • 1:14 About Barbara & Kris’ business
  • 6:24 The problems with joining a franchise
  • 9:37 The key differences between a remodeler and a new home builder
  • 14:05 The end to end renovation process
  • 16:25 The advantages of fixed price contracts
  • 24:56 The importance of staff retention

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key moments

  • 1:14 About Barbara & Kris’ business
  • 6:24 The problems with joining a franchise
  • 9:37 The key differences between a remodeler and a new home builder
  • 14:05 The end to end renovation process
  • 16:25 The advantages of fixed price contracts
  • 24:56 The importance of staff retention

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Barbara manages the marketing and administration at MyHome Renovations. She comes from a background in sales and marketing and has been working alongside Kris since 2010. Barbara recently received the Highly Commended award for Excellence in Construction Administration – Office Based from the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC).

As the owner and Managing Director, Kris will guide you through the design and product selection process. He’s a trade-qualified carpenter and a Licenced Building Practitioner (LBP) and will oversee the construction of your project. He’s been renovating Auckland homes for over 20 years and has been involved in more than 200 renovation projects during his career.

“A specialised podcast made just for the owners of custom home building companies. Extraordinary guests, valuable content and  amazing stories from other builders.”

Cheri K

5-star review on Apple Podcasts

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