It all began with an unsolicited offer. After completing two renovations in Dallas, Ben and Josh Collins weren’t looking to tackle yet another project — until a real estate agent contacted them with an offer they couldn’t refuse.
The couple’s home wasn’t on the market, but the agent had a buyer willing to pay $1.2 million for one of the houses they had previously bought and renovated for about $950,000 — which would leave them with enough profit for a new project.
“We said, ‘All right, it’s time to go do it again,’” said Ben, 42, the senior vice president of retail at the furniture company Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams.
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