41 min

98. Running a Remodeling Business With Barbara & Kris MacGregor Professional Builders Secrets

    • Business

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.



Listen to the full episode to learn how Barbara and Kris have crafted a successful renovation company utilising APB’s systems and processes.



Want to learn how to properly calculate your work in progress?



Download the WIPAA Calculator Now go.associationofprofessionalbuilders.com/work-in-progress



ABOUT BARBARA MACGREGOR



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).



Connect with Barbara: linkedin.com/in/barbara-macgregor-192a87139/



ABOUT KRIS MACGREGOR



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.



Connect with Kris: linkedin.com/in/kris-macgregor-a5a95856/





TIMELINE


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





LINKS, RESOURCES & MORE



APB Website: associationofprofessionalbuilders.com



APB Rewards: associationofprofessionalbuilders.com/rewards/



APB on Instagram: instagram.com/apbbuilders/



APB on Facebook: facebook.com/associationofprofessionalbuilders



APB on YouTube: youtube.com/c/associationofprofessionalbuilders



Join the Professional Builders Secrets Facebook group for builders & connect with professional builders world-wide: facebook.com/groups/builderssecrets

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.



Listen to the full episode to learn how Barbara and Kris have crafted a successful renovation company utilising APB’s systems and processes.



Want to learn how to properly calculate your work in progress?



Download the WIPAA Calculator Now go.associationofprofessionalbuilders.com/work-in-progress



ABOUT BARBARA MACGREGOR



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).



Connect with Barbara: linkedin.com/in/barbara-macgregor-192a87139/



ABOUT KRIS MACGREGOR



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.



Connect with Kris: linkedin.com/in/kris-macgregor-a5a95856/





TIMELINE


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





LINKS, RESOURCES & MORE



APB Website: associationofprofessionalbuilders.com



APB Rewards: associationofprofessionalbuilders.com/rewards/



APB on Instagram: instagram.com/apbbuilders/



APB on Facebook: facebook.com/associationofprofessionalbuilders



APB on YouTube: youtube.com/c/associationofprofessionalbuilders



Join the Professional Builders Secrets Facebook group for builders & connect with professional builders world-wide: facebook.com/groups/builderssecrets

41 min

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