Is this the hardest thing to do as a car guy?

  • Published: 09 January 2019
  • Ed Bolian (IG: @edbolian) has struggled to find the perfect house for a car enthusiast for years now. Recently, he found the perfect place. He talks about the road to get there and some of the interesting turns along the way. If you are looking for the perfect car guy house in the Atlanta area, contact [email protected]

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Comments • 1 237

  • Theo Philpot
    Theo Philpot  2 days back

    Saab 9-3 At 8:35

    • Darren Antoine
      Darren Antoine  1 weeks back

      This channel should be called Edwiki

      • Morgan van Humbeck
        Morgan van Humbeck  2 weeks back

        Do... Whatever I wanted to em... In the middle of the night...

        • DispatchGromer
          DispatchGromer  3 weeks back

          I thought this was going to be about keeping a girlfriend

          • xby
            xby  4 weeks back

            U know before u know it u have 4 5 6 7 cars

            😶🙃👍 wierd flex but ok

            • UncleSam13
              UncleSam13  1 months back

              HOA regs? That's your problem.

              • RC dude
                RC dude  1 months back

                Get a big house with a lot of land then put in a parking garage

                • Illusion Supreme
                  Illusion Supreme  1 months back

                  75k for the garage, 1k a month for 8 years is 96k. Shoulda built the garage

                  • The007craig
                    The007craig  1 months back

                    Speed bumps would be a deal breaker for me also I hate them

                    • Seve Amin
                      Seve Amin  1 months back

                      Ur videos make me feel super poor

                      • JesusManPowerKick
                        JesusManPowerKick  1 months back

                        I really wish I knew the secrete to making this kind of money to get all my dream cars :/

                        • JesusManPowerKick
                          JesusManPowerKick  1 months back

                          My problem is more of getting money for the cars I want...

                          • Justin Kim
                            Justin Kim  1 months back

                            A solution for 2 car garages. Blow out the back wall and bam 4 car garage! Can integrate the living room/ garage 👌

                            • jamie t
                              jamie t  2 months back

                              Solution is to go 20-30 miles out, buy 5+ acres of land, build your house and put up steel 10,000sqft building. Either that or spend a whole lot more.

                              • michael jones
                                michael jones  2 months back

                                This is how I feel when I play gta5 online

                                • Diego Aponte
                                  Diego Aponte  2 months back

                                  1% problems

                                  • American Fury
                                    American Fury  2 months back

                                    Can't wait til my life is perfect like yours

                                    • eric williams
                                      eric williams  2 months back

                                      Wow what a problem, finding a big enough property to store my eight cars. My biggest problem is getting my overdraft in the black every 90 days

                                      • Alex M
                                        Alex M  2 months back

                                        I’ve been in your home before.

                                        • Flybynight 3
                                          Flybynight 3  2 months back

                                          I inherited 3 cars from my grandpa he had 9 and split them between his 3 grandkids , I kept 2 of them a 71 roadrunner, and a 55 Chevy truck , I already 2 of my own, I'm single so I lucked out and bought an old machine shop that had a super nice apartment upstairs ,as I refurbished the place top to bottom I got attached to the place and it's perfect for me so if I got married she'd have to be ok with the cars ,shop, and my cat.....but I do have a shower

                                          • Flybynight 3
                                            Flybynight 3  2 months back

                                            I'd so buy a car from Ed, id get drunk with Rabbit but buy a car from Ed

                                            • Cobreezyy06
                                              Cobreezyy06  2 months back

                                              How do u possibly get a house UNDER asking price when there was 40 people at the open house... you sir are a god

                                              • Aaron Soodonihm
                                                Aaron Soodonihm  2 months back

                                                "Obviously I don't want to pay what they're asking, because I'm me" I felt that hahaha

                                                • Paul Sharpe
                                                  Paul Sharpe  2 months back

                                                  Loads of comments. would love to see a grand tour of your house.
                                                  Sacrifice and more.
                                                  Nice garage too

                                                  • scott smith
                                                    scott smith  2 months back

                                                    I got a 3 car high ceilings thinking about a drive on lift

                                                    • JayDee
                                                      JayDee  2 months back

                                                      Or you move to a big ass farm house and build a huge dry shed for cars like what we did

                                                      • HURT 1
                                                        HURT 1  3 months back

                                                        Why not build a shop house? You could build a killer shop house for 200 grand with your own damn show room..

                                                        • EmeraldPlaysThings
                                                          EmeraldPlaysThings  3 months back

                                                          The Bolians- Shrewd Negotiating since the mid 2000’s.

                                                          • My_Supercar_Life
                                                            My_Supercar_Life  3 months back

                                                            I love his stories

                                                            • bob bob
                                                              bob bob  3 months back

                                                              I wish I had the money to buy any house I want .

                                                              • Kevin Tucker
                                                                Kevin Tucker  3 months back

                                                                I inspected houses in Austin Texas for 28 years for structural issues. There is a lot of $$ in Austin. I’ve only seen 3 or 4 houses that could fit the bill for 7 cars being parked inside! It ain’t easy to get that done unless you go way out of town and design and build your very own set up! The best one I looked at was south west of Austin in the hills and the really cool old guy had a long driveway that culminated into a big roundabout with a curved faced 5 car garage on each side and a continuation of the drive to the house with another loop around to a Porte cochere at the front of the house that went back around and connected to the drive to the garages. The man who built the house was the best car guy and had a 1970 Hemi Cuda convertible 426 as his main “showpiece”. He also had a perfect original 32 model A and a resto rod 32 next to it. He had an old gulwing Mercedes and a few other cars I don’t remember, all in immaculate condition. The cool thing was, as all car guys, he was willing to spend all day talking to me and showing me all about his cars! Whatever I was interested in, he was too! By the way, his place was on top of a big hill and the view of the Texas hill country was the best. The roads in and out of there were a drivers dream.

                                                                • EPIC YOUTUBE VIDEOS
                                                                  EPIC YOUTUBE VIDEOS  3 months back

                                                                  Why not buy a house with some land instead of in a neighborhood and build your garage next to the house. If you have the money the own a bunch of sports cars then I'm sure you could afford to build a custom garage.

                                                                  • MBailey1977
                                                                    MBailey1977  3 months back

                                                                    Ed, had no idea you went to Georgia Tech. I'm just a sidewalk fan of the Institute. Hope you donate to Athletic Dept. when you can.

                                                                    • Jon Amoe
                                                                      Jon Amoe  3 months back

                                                                      Did you know I went to Georgia tech?

                                                                      • John Archer
                                                                        John Archer  4 months back

                                                                        It's amazing how hard it is to find garage information when house shopping... realtors list 4 parking spaces thinking "oh you can park 6 cars in the driveway for sure!" there is zero accuracy in a house search much less any mention by most descriptions of what the garage is actually like.. there are plenty out there that dont even say what the garage is or even have a basic picture of the outside of the house on that side to tell me how many doors it has. this is something i am absolutely going through

                                                                        • Noble713
                                                                          Noble713  4 months back

                                                                          I live in Japan and am dealing with this problem right now. Houses with garages are rare where I am to begin with, even getting sufficient outdoor parking spaces is difficult.

                                                                          • Max & Maddie
                                                                            Max & Maddie  4 months back

                                                                            "Fill every square inch and enjoy every moment of it" -Ed

                                                                            • Max & Maddie
                                                                              Max & Maddie  4 months back

                                                                              you can tell by his smile that he knew what he said

                                                                          • Mike
                                                                            Mike  4 months back

                                                                            Didn't realize how lucky I got when I bought my home. Attached 2 car garage and detached 3 car shop now house the wife's CRV, my HD, ZR1, 2500HD, and all my lawn equipment!

                                                                            • Justin Nifong
                                                                              Justin Nifong  4 months back

                                                                              It was perfect plenty of room for the cars but no shower 😂

                                                                              • crash override
                                                                                crash override  4 months back

                                                                                worst t-shirt to wear in front of a police officer

                                                                                • Dre Dilla
                                                                                  Dre Dilla  4 months back

                                                                                  Greed and excess at it's finest!!! I unfortunately suffer from the same maladies at a lower severity 😁

                                                                                  • christopher shields
                                                                                    christopher shields  4 months back

                                                                                    That's a beautiful house

                                                                                    • Player 2
                                                                                      Player 2  4 months back

                                                                                      I knew a guy that had a double wide trailer, and it was jacked up high enough to where the entire area under the double wide trailer home was garage space. it was glorious.

                                                                                      • c103110a
                                                                                        c103110a  4 months back

                                                                                        Buy some lifts and stack them up for another 4 spots !

                                                                                        • Randy Forbes
                                                                                          Randy Forbes  4 months back

                                                                                          Hi Ed, I have now, as of this morning (8/10/19) watched two (2) of your videos, this one__which I can totally relate to, having lived through some of the hell (but only with 5-6 cars) and gratification of finding/buying ideal places. I wish I had found VinWIKI sooner!

                                                                                          About fifteen (<15) years ago, while still living in the frozen north, found a nice 2-story place with a tandem garage; with one (1) 2-post/floorplate lift, I could park five (5) cars (4-sportscars and wife's X5). We bought it after the builder had lived in it 3-4 yrs. He said he "knew he could sell the house if he made the garage big & MD closet big enough" (it was 12 x 20, and carpet cleaners charged it as an extra room).

                                                                                          We too were in the market to buy during the 2009-2011 housing slump; it was a buyer's market with excessive inventory everywhere! Our goal was leaving NW Ohio for SW Florida (so MANY trips through Atlanta, since wife prefers not to fly...). For TWO (2) SOLID YEARS we looked, experiencing much of the same frustration; limited garage listings, and a multitude of communities where you couldn't even build a detached garage__even in the same architecture as the house!

                                                                                          Ultimately, resigning ourselves to the fact that to get what we want, we'd have to build. Found the perfect subdivision about forty (40) minutes south of Tampa, and BECAUSE detached buildings__matching their respective houses__ARE ALLOWED, there are quite a number of "car guys" in here. Which works well for me, as I work on BMWs (mostly M Coupes/M Rdstrs shipped to me from all over the country) plus the occasional neighbor's Porsche, Ferrari or Mercedes. I can put six (6) cars in the attached garage, including my wife's latest DD, an X5M, and the shop in back can be pressed into holding another 3-4 cars (1/2-2/3rds of it is occupied with machine tools and equipment, or it would hold more). Two-post lifts in each garage help with capacity.

                                                                                          I'll be keeping an eye open for more VinWIKI videos, and good job!

                                                                                          • Robert Blake
                                                                                            Robert Blake  4 months back

                                                                                            I fell bad for you i scare the living hell out of my HOA so i could get away with a big garage

                                                                                            • Robert van 't Haar
                                                                                              Robert van 't Haar  4 months back

                                                                                              Let someone design and build a house for you?

                                                                                              • Luka Milic
                                                                                                Luka Milic  4 months back

                                                                                                I have this feeling that when i get married, i will probably hear the words "Are you insane ?"
                                                                                                When it comes to me getting a non-family car, come on i can`t live without a Jap :)