Fix-and-Flip Investing: Heading into 2020 What is the Industry Outlook for House Flippers?

The latest industry numbers are out from the real estate data experts at ATTOM DATA Solutions, and according to their Q2 2019 U.S. Home Flipping Report house flipping is on the rise, and some fix-and-flip markets are seeing an average gross ROI surpassing 100%. However, when it comes to market competition, average number of days …

Fix-and-Flip Math Basics: The Calculations You Will Need to Succeed

If math wasn't necessarily your strongest subject in school, you may find yourself avoiding situations where your calculating skills will be put to the test.  In fix-and-flip investing, you will use basic math functions on a daily basis, and your ability to succeed will depend on knowing how to perform some critical calculations. None of …

Does a Real Estate Investor Need Good Credit to Get a Fix-and-Flip Loan?

If you are a fix-and-flip investor seeking additional capital to begin your next house flip, you may be considering a fix-and-flip loan from a private hard money lender—and you might be wondering how your credit history could impact your loan approval. If you have ever applied for a conventional mortgage, you know that a bank's decision …

Surfaces that Help Sell the House

You’ve set your sights on the perfect property and secured it as your own. Now comes the task of transforming it so someone else will want it as their own, too. Whether your investment property is a blank slate or already full of its own character, a significant amount of your time and effort during …

Correctly Estimating Your Fix-and-Flip Renovation Budget

So, you’ve found a great distressed property priced below retail, and based on your estimated ARV, it looks like the deal might have a healthy profit margin. But before you can make a decision about paying the asking price for your fix-and-flip property, you’ll want to know what upgrades and repairs are required to make …

Is House Flipping Still Profitable in 2019?

It’s been a couple of decades since fix-and-flips first took the real estate market by storm. Now, some twenty years later, the business of flipping houses for profit has turned into a lucrative profession for real estate entrepreneurs nationwide, and the trend doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon. The question many are …

Wafra Capital Partners Purchases Controlling Interest in Anchor Loans

Wafra Capital Partners Inc. (WCP) is pleased to announce the acquisition of a controlling interest in Anchor Loans, the largest fix-and-flip lender in the United States, by a WCP affiliate. Anchor Loans (“Anchor” or “The Company”) was founded in 1998 as a trust deed investing start up, and is now a multi-billion dollar provider of …

Wafra Capital Partners Acquires Controlling Interest in Anchor Loans: Focus Remains on Exceptional Customer Experience

    As the number one fix-and-flip lender in the United States, we are pleased to announce that a majority interest in Anchor Loans has been acquired by Wafra Capital Partners (WCP), a worldwide leader in specialty asset partnerships and structured finance strategies. A successful partnership since 2015 Prior to this acquisition, Anchor brought WCP on as a …

Tips to Keeping Your House Flipping Profit Margin High

You’ve been on the hunt for the perfect property, and you think you may have found it. But, before you sign on the dotted line, review these tips and tricks from our fix-and-flip experts to make absolutely sure the property you’ve chosen will help you pull in the profits you’re hoping for. 1) Know the …

How Much Should I Spend Staging My House Flip?

If you are at the point in your fix-and-flip project where you need to decide how much to spend on staging…congratulations! You have no doubt worked hard to find, buy and renovate your fix-and-flip investment property–now you just have to get it sold. Is staging my flipped house really necessary? In a recent Real Estate …