22 07, 2021
  • 3 More Things to Consider Before Replacing the Garage Door of Your Flip

3 More Things to Consider Before Replacing the Garage Door of Your Flip

By |2021-07-21T00:22:08-04:00July 22nd, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Upgrades, How To, Selling|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The garage door of your flip house has seen better days—several dents, dings, and scratches ago. It works well, but replacing it for aesthetics is a must before you go to put it on the market. Consider these three things, though, before you swap it out for a new one. Climate  If your flip is located in a part of the country that frequently receives hurricane-force winds, your new garage door must satisfy wind-load reinforcement requirements in order to prevent accidents. These requirements can be specific to each state, so you should refer to your local codes to make sure

16 07, 2021
  • 3 Things to Consider Before Replacing the Garage Door of Your Flip

3 Things to Consider Before Replacing the Garage Door of Your Flip

By |2021-07-13T19:20:58-04:00July 16th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Upgrades, How To, Selling, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Most people replace their garage door because they don’t like the way it looks, or because it no longer works, or perhaps because they want to install an automatic door opener. As a house flipper, your reasons may be all of the above. Whatever your reason, consider these three things before you replace the garage door of your flip. It can bring a good return on investment According to Remodeling magazine, replacing your garage door can fetch a substantial return on investment—to the tune of almost 94 percent. It can also help improve the resale value of your property. A

11 07, 2021
  • How Can an Easement Affect Your Property Rights and Renovations?

How Can an Easement Affect Your Property Rights and Renovations?

By |2021-07-13T19:15:02-04:00July 11th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, How To, Real Estate, Selling, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Sellers are legally required to report easements attached to their property, so you should be made aware if one exists on your prospective flip house by the time you have a purchase agreement, or even sooner. Examples of easements, and how they could affect your renovations If your potential flip house comes with an easement, you must abide by its rules. For instance, if you bought a property along a public beach, and it had an easement on your yard to allow neighbors to gain access to the beach, legally you would have to allow them passage. Along the same

6 07, 2021
  • What Is a Property Easement? 4 Types to Know

What Is a Property Easement? 4 Types to Know

By |2021-07-05T19:01:44-04:00July 6th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Real Estate, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

An easement gives a person or an organization a legal right to access land—but only for a specific purpose. For example, a utility company might have an easement on a property in order to gain access to water and sewer lines. Based on a recent article from Zillow, we answer some key questions about easements below, and explain how one may impact your flip: Does your potential flip property have an easement? You’ve got your eye on a property and you plan to make an offer. But how do you know if it has an easement?  You shouldn’t have to

1 07, 2021
  • 2 Things Your Homeowners Association Can’t Do

2 Things Your Homeowners Association Can’t Do

By |2021-06-29T18:01:13-04:00July 1st, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Investment Properties, Real Estate, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Flipping a house can be a financially rewarding venture, but it can also be full of unknowns and questions. Will there be hardwoods beneath the orange shag carpet? Will you uncover termite damage behind the drywall? Is the wall between the kitchen and the living room load-bearing? Should you expand the master bath to include a separate tub and shower? We could go on. Although flips can come with many unknowns that are difficult to anticipate what you can prepare for are the rules and regulations of your community’s homeowners association (HOA). HOA ordinances are intended to help the neighborhood

27 06, 2021
  • 5 Real Estate Investing Mistakes to Avoid, According to a Guru Investor

5 Real Estate Investing Mistakes to Avoid, According to a Guru Investor

By |2021-06-22T06:14:39-04:00June 27th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, How To, Income, Investing|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re new to house flipping sometimes you simply may not know what you don’t know. The more you become a student of the industry, and listen to sound advice from the pros, the better your chances of success. In an April interview with Yahoo!Finance real estate agent and investor Mindy Jensen—recognized by GOBankingRates as one of Money’s Most Influential—offers some warnings and advice for novice flippers. We’ve summarized some key takeaways you should know. Flipping Mistakes to Avoid Not crunching the numbers: Make sure there is a large enough profit margin on a project so you are poised for

16 06, 2021
  • 5 Benefits of a Steel Entry Door for Your Flip

5 Benefits of a Steel Entry Door for Your Flip

By |2021-06-13T20:56:37-04:00June 16th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Investing, Real Estate, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Entry doors can help convey the personality of your flip and give buyers an idea of what’s to come inside. Whether your door has a traditional panel front with sidelights, or a more contemporary design, it is a key component of curb appeal.  If the wood front door of your flip needs to be replaced, think about swapping it out for a steel door. Here are five benefits to consider. Security A steel door can offer a higher level of security over many wooden doors, and due to a typical construction of 24-gauge steel, its thickness and weight make it

16 05, 2021
  • 4 Kitchen Remodeling Trends to Look for This Year

4 Kitchen Remodeling Trends to Look for This Year

By |2021-05-16T20:13:37-04:00May 16th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Fixr.com, a home improvement website, recently conducted its annual poll of top designers and home improvement professionals to gain their insight on which kitchen remodeling trends will emerge this year. The poll included 68 experts who were chosen based on factors including expertise, establishment in the industry, and overall industry impact. House flippers, if you're about to begin a new project, or if you're in the early phases of one, you'll want to check this out to see which trends you can adopt to appeal to buyers in your market. We’ve summarized Fixr’s findings below.  Here’s What’s Cooking in the

6 04, 2021
  • Countdown-Top-10-US-Cities-Building-the-Most-Homes-for-Buyers-Part-1

Countdown: Top 10 U.S. Cities Building the Most Homes for Buyers – Part 1

By |2021-04-06T18:46:59-04:00April 6th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Florida, New Construction, New Home Development, New Homes|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Currently, the number of listings for available homes is about half of what it was last year when inventory was already low, according to realtor.com. Increasing housing demand and ever-decreasing inventory continue to lead to bidding wars and rising prices in many states across the country. In mid-January Fannie Mae’s chief economist Doug Duncan said homebuilders would have to ramp up supply because houses were continuing to fly off the shelves. “The new home sales numbers had a big jump in 2020,” he said, “and there will be more growth in 2021, but they’re [homebuilders] going to have to rebuild

1 04, 2021
  • 2-Home-Design-Trends-to-Consider-for-your-flip-According-to-Etsy-Foot-Traffic.

2 Home Design Trends to Consider for Your Flip, According to Etsy Foot Traffic

By |2021-04-02T00:52:14-04:00April 1st, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment, Investment Properties, Remodeling Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you're keeping an eye open for what's new in home design trends this year check out these patterns spotted by Etsy, as reported by Apartment Therapy—a home and décor site. Travertine Is a Thing Etsy user searches for "travertine items" increased by over 200 percent, the e-commerce company said late this month. Shoppers were particularly interested in tables that included this classic stone. Apartment Therapy’s theory for the reason for the spike is the increased popularity of warm minimalism, a decorating style that began to trend last fall and is rooted in creating calm and soothing interior spaces using earthy

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