22 06, 2021
  • 2 More Ways to Make Your Roof a Selling Poin

2 More Ways to Make Your Roof a Selling Point

By |2021-06-22T06:05:51-04:00June 22nd, 2021|Categories: Curb Appeal, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Random homebuyer: “The house was beautiful, but I really fell in love with the shingles!”  While you may never hear that sentence uttered by a homebuyer, the condition of a home’s roof is still a key consideration in a sale, and it can make or break a deal. Consider these two ways to help make the roof of your flip a selling point, according to HomeLight. Advertise your new roof. Even though it's currently a seller's market, your flip is still competing with other homes in your area. Anything you can do to make your property stand apart from the

1 06, 2021
  • 3 Ways to Make Your Roof a Selling Point

3 Ways to Make Your Roof a Selling Point

By |2021-05-31T18:28:22-04:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Curb Appeal, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Real Estate, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Although homebuyers don't typically purchase a home because they fall in love with its roof, the condition of the roof is a key consideration in the sale and it can make or break a deal. Here are three ways to help make the roof of your flip a selling point, according to HomeLight—a website for finding real estate agents in the U.S. Avoid layering the shingles.  You may be tempted to "replace" your roof by simply re-shingling over the old one, but reconsider. While it may be cheaper and faster to do so, in the long run layering shingles can trap heat,

27 05, 2021
  • 3 Trends and Must-Haves for Enhanced Outdoor Living

3 Trends and Must-Haves for Enhanced Outdoor Living

By |2021-05-16T23:21:06-04:00May 27th, 2021|Categories: Curb Appeal, Home Upgrades, How To, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Homebuyers love outdoor living spaces, that’s nothing new. Whether it’s a deck for an indoor party to flow outside, a small patio to sit and unwind after a long day, or a front porch to people watch and wave at passersby—outdoor spaces are extensions of indoor living. If you’re looking to enhance your flip with an outdoor living space, keep these three trends front of mind—according to home design experts at the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Larger Outdoor Living Spaces Design experts at NAR report that a significant number of new home floor plans are now dedicating more square

16 03, 2021
  • 2-MORE-Homeowners-Association-Rules-You-Should-Know

2 MORE Homeowners Association Rules You Should Know

By |2021-03-16T08:58:53-04:00March 16th, 2021|Categories: Curb Appeal, Flipping, Home Improvements, Investment, Remodeling Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re flipping a house it’s hard to prepare for the unknown, but what you can prepare for are the rules and regulations of your community’s homeowners association (HOA). Your HOA’s ordinances are intended to help the community maintain a neat and consistent appearance. But let’s face it: they can present issues that impact your home design and the overall finished product. Educating yourself about the HOA rules in your community before you start working on your flip can help you avoid delays and frustration once work is in progress. If there are aspects of your flip that aren’t in

11 03, 2021
  • More Homeowners Association Rules You Need to Know

More Homeowners Association Rules You Need to Know

By |2021-03-09T09:01:38-05:00March 11th, 2021|Categories: Curb Appeal, Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment Properties, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A quality renovation can produce a high-end product that brings in a hefty profit. But let’s be real: flipping a house isn’t easy—it can be full of risks and unknowns. Will you uncover termite damage beneath the floor boards? Do the soffits in the kitchen above the cabinets contain ductwork, or are they simply filling the gap between the cabinets and the ceiling? Is the pool in good condition, or will it need to be resurfaced? Although flips can come with many unknowns what you can prepare for are the rules and regulations of your community’s homeowners association (HOA). While

27 01, 2021
  • 6 Cheap and Easy Fixes to Make the Outside of Your Flip Shine

6 Cheap and Easy Fixes to Make the Outside of Your Flip Shine

By |2021-01-16T21:54:15-05:00January 27th, 2021|Categories: Curb Appeal, Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Outside home renovations get expensive quickly, with even little fixes racking up a costly bill.  Here are five easy tricks to ramp up curb appeal, all for under $50 each:   Spruce up your mailbox Paint your front door Brighten up your sidewalk with path lighting Give your shutters and trim a fresh coat of paint Spring for new house numbers De-grime your driveway Here’s a closer look at each. #1. Spruce Up Your Mailbox One of the first things a potential buyer sees is your mailbox. Spruce it up with some new decal numbers on the side that are

27 12, 2020
  • 2 Strategic Ways to Help Sell Your Flip

2 Strategic Ways to Help Sell Your Flip

By |2020-12-22T16:04:46-05:00December 27th, 2020|Categories: Curb Appeal, Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Real Estate, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

If the outside of your flip isn’t attractive to potential buyers they may do a rolling stop and keep on rolling. Get them to put the car in park and come to your front door. Here are two smart ways to not only enhance your curb appeal, but boost the beauty and benefits of your backyard. Real grass in the front, faux grass in the back. Business in the front, party in the back. There’s nothing like having a carpet-like, lush green yard out front to wow buyers. The yard, especially the front, is a preview of even greater things

1 12, 2020
  • 4 Design Features of Vinyl Siding to Consider for Your Flip

4 Design Features of Vinyl Siding to Consider for Your Flip

By |2020-11-20T22:21:21-05:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: Curb Appeal, Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investing, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re thinking about replacing the siding on your flip you shouldn’t feel limited by your options. Today’s vinyl siding comes in a wide variety of sophisticated styles to help you create the look you’re going for without hurting your budget. We’ve summarized some design features for you here, as curated by BobVila.com. Wood Looks There are many options available on the market for vinyl shingle siding that resembles natural wood. These shingles imitate the texture and variance of wood—without all of the wear and tear. They are impervious to insects, they won’t absorb water, and they can withstand strong

11 10, 2020
  • Do This and Not That When Styling to Sell, According to One Home Stager

Do This and Not That When Styling to Sell, According to One Home Stager

By |2020-10-13T15:07:09-04:00October 11th, 2020|Categories: Curb Appeal, Home Improvements, Remodeling Tips, Selling, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You know that staged houses sell faster and bring higher prices than un-staged ones, but you don’t have cash in the budget to hire a stager for your flip. Don’t worry. L.A.-based home stager and interior designer Anne Carr of Anne Carr Design offers these four tips on how to style and stage your flip to sell. Arrange a room to looks its best, and not necessarily for functionality. For Carr, presentation sometimes takes precedence over practicality. For instance, TV placement in a room. Rather than worry about whether or not a TV is viewable from various vantage points, Carr

1 10, 2020
  • 5 Colorful Plants for Fall Curb Appeal

5 Colorful Plants for Fall Curb Appeal

By |2020-10-02T12:49:54-04:00October 1st, 2020|Categories: Curb Appeal, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

These blooming beauties promise fall color for your flips. Mexican Bush Sage White stems and gray-green leaves support the pinkish-purple flowering spikes of Mexican bush sage. Part of the sage family, it’s a perennial when grown in warm regions of the U.S. and an annual in colder climates where it’s not hardy. This plant will give you the kind of drama that’ll entice buyers—almost as much as the hummingbirds that love it. Perennial Sunflower Perennial sunflower, not to be confused with the huge blooms of the annual sunflower, will give you sun even on a dreary fall day. Lemon queen,

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