OCTOBER JLC 1998
I N T E R V I E W
Over two decades, spec remodeler Larry Dworin has
mastered the art of buying fixer-uppers to rent and
resell. He has also authored two Craftsman books,
Profits in Buying and Renovating Homes and Renovating
and Restyling Vintage Homes. During a phone interview and
site visit, Dworin shared the secrets of successful spec rehab.
JLC: How did you get into this business?
Dworin: Back in the 1970s, when I was about 25, I wanted
a nice house, but I couldn't afford anything that was in
Reported by Ted Cushman