CREATORS: Gabriel Henderson & Herbert Beville, Jr.
AUTHORS: Gabriel Henderson & Herbert Beville, Jr., Kristi Oliver, Patricia Hughes, Imani Crochen, Bruce L. Nix, Jr.
Director: Bruce L. Nix, Jr.
Producer: Patti Hughes
Associate Producer: Imani Crochen
Director of Photography: Le'Baron Marks
Audio Technician: William Boone
Editors: Kim Jones, Adrien Tillman, Ivan Sims, Bruce L. Nix, Jr.
Production Assistants: Pertonya Nix, Imani Crochen
Gabriel Henderson is a real estate agent who grew up on a small farm in Louisiana, and Herbert Beville, Jr. is a real estate investor who grew up in the inner city of Birmingham, Alabama. Together they formed a partnership that not only produced much success in the real estate industry, they also developed a friendship that turned into a love for each other, family, and community.
Gabriel and Herbert believe in building wealth in communities. Set in Birmingham, Alabama, this couple takes the neighborhood eyesore and turns it into the jewel of the street so those who live there can see and feel a sense of hope. Where others may see trash, they see treasure.
HouseHeist® will give viewers the tools they need to start investing in real estate and flipping houses. In each episode, Gabriel and Herbert will take the audience through the renovation and flip of one of their real estate investments. Along the way, viewers get to see how it’s done, what it takes to make money from the investment and the ultimate payoff the reveal of a beautiful new home. For Gabriel and Herbert, teaching the average person how to invest is the key to empowering people to make a change in their lives for the better. More importantly, each house they renovate helps to revive a neighborhood and rebuild a community.
Though they may not always agree, they always find common ground and believe that the best real estate is between your ears. With HouseHeist®, their mission is to entertain, educate, and inspire others to achieve success.
EPISODE 1: AVONDALE REMODEL
Gabriel and Herbert take an older house in the Avondale community of Birmingham and break it down to the studs, to rebuild it into a modern family home, full of luxury and elegance. See how their vision of a once broken down neighborhood eyesore, becomes the pride of the street.
EPISODE 2: HOMIE'S KITCHEN
Gabriel and Herbert take over Lil Homie of the 94.9 FM Radio Home Team’s house, when he asks them for a complete kitchen remodel. See how they bring he and his wife Shamika’s dream of an open kitchen with all the modern amenities into reality on this very personal “HouseHeist.®”
EPISODE 3: AIR B&B
The HouseHeist® Team shows you how to use your house to create extra income from online rental sites. From their own nightly rental properties to a local Birmingham resident’s wish for extra rental income, Gabriel and Herbert give you the inside scoop on what it takes to create a luxury look that will sell your rental online.
EPISODE 4: INVESTMENT 101
Gabriel and Herbert show you what it takes to get into the rental property market. You’ll see how they get multi-unit flips ready for listing and Herb visits with a local Birmingham “flipper” who lets us know what it takes to make it big in the industry.
EPISODE 5: ALL IN THE DETAILS
Gabriel and Herbert look at all the little things that make a big impact on the sale price of your home. From flooring, to lighting, and countertops, they take you inside the best local showrooms and talk to the experts on the latest trends that will turn your house into a showstopper.
EPISODE 6: THIS IS US
Gabriel and Herbert share their personal journeys, discussing how they got their start in the business, how they met, and how their success was fueled by their upbringing, as well as their desires to make a difference in the community where they live.