The Houston home flipper who envisioned this closet said she’d like to build one twice as big next time.
47 Grand Regency Cir, Spring, TX
For sale: $12.9 million
Proving once again that everything is bigger in Texas, a real estate agent in the Houston area is flipping a house to which she added a three-story, roughly 3,000-square-foot closet.
The payday for Theresa Roemer and her husband could be big, too. They’re asking more than three times what they paid for the home in July 2013.
“I’ve always been a house flipper. Normally I pocket $30,000 to $50,000 to a cool million,” Roemer said. “This will probably be my biggest one.”
Roemer points out that the couple put “quite a few million” into the home since buying it. They added 4,000 square feet and installed Italian porcelain, marble and crystal chandeliers. The home has two kitchens, a spa and a theater.
And how about that closet?
“I’ve always had beautiful, big closets. One thing I found was that when I had charity and other events, women always wanted to see the closet,” said Roemer, a former Mrs. Texas. “We’d end up in the closet drinking champagne, and I started thinking, I’ve got to build a closet big enough to have a party in, because that’s where we always end up.”
That begs the question of whether her next flip will involve a giant closet.
“Sure. Why stop?” Roemer said. “I’d like to build another house with a closet maybe twice the size.”
This article was originally published by Melissa Allison on Zillow Blog.