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Archive of Glenn Espinosa

Glenn is the founder of Fresh Start Homes, a real estate investment company in Hampton Roads, Va. that focuses on eco-friendly rentals and rehabs. He also owns and operates BundleBaths, an online bathroom supply store catering to real estate investors.

Glenn has written 7 articles for The BiggerPockets Blog.


Real Estate

“Robbed” At Home Depot – A Survivor Fighting Back

by Glenn Espinosa August 9, 2013
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I’ve been in real estate since 2010 and in that short amount of time I’ve quickly come to dread trips to the Big Box stores. These places are time suckers and if you’re not careful – you may actually be losing money every time you step foot into one. If I had an app that […]

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Real Estate

Making Your Enemies Work For You

by Glenn Espinosa March 4, 2013
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Early on in my real estate investing career I came across a fork in the road in which I had to decide what kind of investor I wanted to be and what kind of business I wanted to run. On one road you adopt the larger than life Donald Trump persona and muscle your way […]

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Green Real Estate

Green Brand Development – The Dos and Don’ts of Eco-Friendly Real Estate Flipping

by Glenn Espinosa February 16, 2013
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If you’ve been following me at all, you may have read from my blog or forum posts about my company’s recent decision to go ‘green’. As I type this, we are currently my local market’s first eco-friendly home redevelopment firm focusing on existing home rehabs. Prior to this, my company had been successfully flipping homes […]

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Starting Out

How I Hustled at the Beginning – Going From a $1k – $30k War Chest in 1 Month

by Glenn Espinosa February 8, 2013
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In my first blog post for BiggerPockets I talked about people breaking into real estate and how they oftentimes skip the most important part of their investing career: getting their financial house in order. I’ll expand on that a little by telling my own story. It’s by no means pretty and I made numerous mistakes […]

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Real Estate Deal Analysis & Advice

One Spreadsheet To Rule Them All: Building A Lighting Fast Lead Analyzer

by Glenn Espinosa February 1, 2013
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An important part of real estate investing is learning methods to increase the efficiency of your everyday business processes. The more efficient your business becomes, the more deals you acquire, the more success you will have. As I graduated from doing one or two flips a year, I quickly found out the importance of having […]

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Starting Out

Are You Losing “Hope” in Real Estate?

by Glenn Espinosa January 25, 2013
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When starting your real estate investing career, getting into the right mindset is a vital first step. A lot of new investors fail to do this and I’ve seen it hinder progress on more than a handful of situations. It’s a matter of transitioning from “hoping” to actively “doing”. There is no room for hope […]

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Starting Out

The First Two Steps The Gurus Don’t Tell You

by Glenn Espinosa January 18, 2013
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So far this month, three people have contacted me about their burning desire to get into fixing and flipping houses. “I see what you’re doing and I want in on some of that action!” Or so they say. “How can I get started, what steps do I need to take?” Ah, but “will you follow the steps […]

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