Christopher Porto Victory


Christopher Porto Victory

Smart Growth, Inc in Oakland, CA

Type(s) of Victory: Closed on another deal, Sold another deal, Rehabbed a beautiful property

This property was listed for quite a while as a short sale with several price reductions. During an open house I met the agent and asked if they would represent me. After a 5 month short sale process, I was able to purchase the home. The home needed to be completely rehabbed. I hired a contractor and after several months of getting plans submitted and approved and work started, I realized I needed to fire my current contractor for several reasons including: bad quality of work, negative feedback from the city, failure to submit change orders, etc. We are currently in litigation. The new contractor was a fortune builders student as well and once he came on board we moved forward in an efficient manner. Although we doubled our budget, because I purchased the home for such a great deal and bought in a highly desirable neighborhood, we also doubled our projected profits!

Shout Outs & Testimonials

Shout out to Tariel Gusseinov (FB Student) of TTG Builders for coming in to save the day after I had to fire my first contractor!!! Shout out to Hendra Lubis with Sotheby's International Realty (FB Student) for a great job marketing and selling the property for top dollar!

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