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 Read this Article »

My House Flip Isn’t Selling: Now What?

It is a fix-and-flip investor’s worst nightmare. You discover a great distressed property, compare it to local neighborhood comps, calculate that there is plenty of profit between project costs and ARV, buy the property, renovate it, upgrade the landscaping and list your fix-and-flip masterpiece on the MLS. But, you’re not getting any offers. Weeks go Read this Article »

How Much Should I Spend on Landscaping My Fix-and-Flip Investment Property?

When you are deciding how much to spend on landscaping for your fix-and-flip investment property, keep in mind that a negative first impression can keep your renovated property from attracting buyers. Potential buyers need to be able to imagine themselves coming home every day to your flipped house, so it’s critical that your property has Read this Article »

How to Buy Fix-and-Flip Properties at Foreclosure Auctions

Foreclosure auctions are not for the inexperienced fix-and-flip investor, or for the timid, but for a flipper who has a great eye for a good deal, who can stand shoulder-to-shoulder competing with other highly motivated bidders, these sales offer the possibility of purchasing distressed real estate significantly below market retail. Foreclosure auctions are held either Read this Article »

What You Can Learn from Successful Fix-and-Flip Investors

There’s no better teacher in the fix-and-flip business than an investor who has achieved long-term success. Here’s a 5-step strategy successful fix-and-flip investors follow. It’s not rocket science, but it does require know-how, discipline and focus: Identify a Suitable Property Finding a property to flip is your first and most significant hurdle. If you’re operating Read this Article »

Contemporary Home Staging: An Expert’s Guide

Home staging has become an art form in its own right in recent years, and rightfully so, as the look and feel of an interior can mean the difference between selling to the highest bidder and a negative ROI. While it is important to note that you should pay special attention to the curb appeal Read this Article »

6 Practices that all Experienced House Flippers Follow

Fix and flip properties are all the rage right now in the world of real estate investing. However, when it comes to flipping homes, many people quickly discover there is a major difference between first-time flippers looking for some side income and the experienced flippers who run their own flipping business as their full-time job. Read this Article »

How To Find Fix-and-Flip Deals

Every fix-and-flip investor’s success hinges on one critical element: having properties to flip! Understanding how to acquire viable investment properties is crucial to all investors, from beginners to the most experienced fix-and-flip veterans. How is it done? Exploring the methods of experienced “fix-and-flip investors is a great road map. How successful fix-and-flip investors find properties Read this Article »

The Essentials of House Flipping

There is no shortage of advice for the fix-and-flip investor in 2019. An endless litany of websites, podcasts, and social media feeds shout tips, tricks and everything in between. But what does a fix-and-flip investor really need to know? What are the essentials of house flipping? After more than 20 years helping fix-and-flip investors succeed, Read this Article »

How to Get Approved for a Fix-and-Flip Loan

As a successful fix-and-flip investor, you know there is nothing more important to your bottom line than quick access to capital. In a competitive industry where cash is king and lucrative deals are snapped up quickly, it is critical to have cash available to execute purchase contracts, compete at foreclosure auctions, close cash-only deals and Read this Article »