16 10, 2021
  • 3 MORE Mistakes to Avoid Before Your Next Renovation

3 MORE Mistakes to Avoid Before Your Next Renovation

By |2021-09-23T06:37:01-04:00October 16th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, How To, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Even if you’re a pretty experienced house flipper you may make certain mistakes that result in major setbacks. Here are some pitfalls to avoid. Not Setting Aside Money For Unexpected Expenses  It’s wise to create a cash reserve to cover unexpected costs, like replacing water-damaged floor joists, mold or asbestos remediation, termite extermination, or foundation repairs. You may also need to have cash set aside to cover additional mortgage payments in case your renovation runs over schedule. Not Considering Quantity When Ordering Materials Sounds weird, but here’s the deal. When ordering tile that you plan to use in more than

11 10, 2021
  • Before Your Next Renovation Be Sure to Avoid These 3 Mistakes

Before Your Next Renovation Be Sure to Avoid These 3 Mistakes

By |2021-09-23T06:31:44-04:00October 11th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Investing, Real Estate, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

For house flippers each renovation project presents a different set of experiences and challenges, and even flippers who have several projects under their belts can make mistakes that result in major setbacks. Read carefully so you can avoid some of these pitfalls. Not Planning a Budget  When setting your budget, if you rely on using estimations and ballpark figures you’re very likely to spend lots more than if you took time to plan out a more specific budget for each portion of your flip. Having a detailed budget can help you reallocate funds in case you want to spend a little

6 10, 2021
  • 3 Easy Upgrades to Help You Flip Your House Faster

3 Easy Upgrades to Help You Flip Your House Faster

By |2021-09-21T04:08:59-04:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: Flipping|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

If you’re like many people, you know that an improved house can sell for quite a bit more than what you spent on it – and with these three cost-effective, easy upgrades, you may be able to bring in a larger profit while selling the house faster. First things first: There’s never any guarantee on what can increase a home’s value and what will pay off at the closing table. However, you can improve your chances at making the profit you want by making these three easy upgrades: Choose luxury cabinet hardware Create an outdoor seating area Invest in healthy

27 08, 2021
  • Should You Wait Until Winter to Flip a House?

Should You Wait Until Winter to Flip a House?

By |2021-08-11T19:54:10-04:00August 27th, 2021|Categories: Flipping|Tags: , , |0 Comments

If you’re like many investors, you know that you need to strike while the iron is hot – but is it sometimes wiser to wait until winter to flip a house? This guide explains why it may be in your best interest to do so. Should You Wait Until Winter to Flip a House? Conventional wisdom says that the real estate market heats up during summer – more people are buying and selling at that time. There are more homes available, and it’s more convenient for people to purchase and move during the warmer (and out-of-school) months. But does that

6 08, 2021
  • 2 MORE Important Tips to Consider Before Buying Your First Flip

2 MORE Important Tips to Consider Before Buying Your First Flip

By |2021-08-09T19:49:31-04:00August 6th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Although flipping houses may be something you’ve always aspired to do, before you dive in headfirst consider these two crucial tips we’ve highlighted from a recent article in House Beautiful magazine. Weigh community amenities before choosing your flip.  Look for positives about a community that can make your potential flip house appealing to buyers. Does the neighborhood have walking paths and parks? Do residents have walkable access to transportation like bike share, or bus or train routes? Are restaurants or other amenities near? What about the school district where your flip is located? Does it have a good reputation? Also,

1 08, 2021
  • 3 Critical Tips Before Your First Flip

3 Critical Tips Before Your First Flip

By |2021-08-09T19:45:37-04:00August 1st, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

You've always been interested in flipping houses. You love real estate, home renovation shows are your jam, and you love DIY projects and getting your hands dirty. Flipping houses seems like the perfect fit for you, right?   Before you begin searching for your first property consider these three important tips we’ve highlighted from a recent article in House Beautiful magazine. Get a mentor If you planned to travel to a foreign country you might first take some time to familiarize yourself with its language, culture, and customs. The same idea can apply to becoming a house flipper. Although you may be

27 07, 2021
  • 4 Smart Ways to Enhance a Small House

4 Smart Ways to Enhance a Small House

By |2021-07-31T23:24:55-04:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Your new flip house is on the smallish side and you want to make the best use of every space so buyers can see that they won’t have to give up functionality or amenities in their potential new home. Here are four wise ways to improve small spaces. Convert the crannies Many houses have an awkward space beneath the stairs that forms somewhat of a right triangle. Instead of sidestepping that area you can convert it into storage for your future homeowner. Think about a space to tuck away things like shoes, kids’ toys, or a dog bed. Or, you

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

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