13 04, 2021
  • 3 Kitchen Improvements Buyers Are Looking for Right Now.

3 Kitchen Improvements Buyers Are Looking for Right Now

By |2021-04-13T18:56:06-04:00April 13th, 2021|Categories: Home Improvements, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

If you’re an investor, you know that kitchens are make-or-break spaces – so what are buyers looking for right now? We consulted with a handful of local REALTORS® to find out what buyers want from the homes they’re snapping up in thriving markets. 3 Kitchen Improvements Buyers Are Looking for Right Now Buyers often start home tours in the kitchen, so if you’re making improvements in an investment property, that’s a sensible place to begin. Here’s what buyers are looking for right now: Clean, attractive cabinets Quartz countertops Updated lighting Here’s a closer look at each.  Kitchen Upgrade #1: Clean,

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

27 03, 2021
  • Thinking of Adding a Sunroom to Your Flip 3 Things You Should Know

Thinking of Adding a Sunroom to Your Flip? 3 Things You Should Know

By |2021-03-28T10:25:39-04:00March 27th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment Properties, Investments|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Sunrooms are bonus spaces that can appeal to potential buyers and help raise the value of your flip. These glass-enclosed living areas, which are typically attached behind homes, can be used for relaxation and entertainment and can connect your homebuyer to the outdoors while protecting them from the elements. Your buyer can have a front-row seat to all of the seasons from within the comfort of their home and enjoy the beaming sun of summer, the flutter of gold, red, and burgundy fall leaves, the beauty of freshly fallen snow, and the reemergence of flowers and greenery in the spring. If

22 03, 2021
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Instantly Enhance Your Kitchen Cabinets With This One Thing

By |2021-03-18T15:03:42-04:00March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment, Remodeling Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’ve heard the real estate adage: Kitchens and baths sell houses. When it comes to renovating the kitchen in your flip you want to invest money in areas that have the greatest impact on the quality and look of your kitchen, and give you the highest return on your investment. Countertops, appliances, and cabinets are the culinary trifecta. Your cabinets help narrate the design story of your flip—whether they be a classic Shaker style, or something more ornate. You may choose to double stack your cabinets to the ceiling, or stick to a standard height. Sometimes, though, there isn’t enough

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

6 03, 2021
  • Homeowners association noise ordinance what you should know

Homeowners Association Noise Ordinances: What You Should Know

By |2021-03-04T14:22:09-05:00March 6th, 2021|Categories: Developers, Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment Properties, Remodeling Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Flipping a house is a challenging endeavor that can be full of unknowns and questions. Will there be hardwoods beneath the grungy shag carpet? Is the wall between the kitchen and the living room load-bearing? Will you uncover water damage when you gut the kitchen or bath? Should you lay sod, or is there time to seed the landscape and get a lush lawn before you put your home on the market? Aside from questions like these there may be other unexpected issues that could impact the success of your project. Although you can’t foresee every challenge you can educate

1 03, 2021
  • 2 Things You May Not Know About Bedroom Additions

2 Things You May Not Know About Bedroom Additions

By |2021-02-18T20:00:55-05:00March 1st, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, New Construction, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re thinking about adding a bedroom to your flip you may be aware of certain requirements that must be met for it to be considered a legal bedroom, like minimums for square footage, ceiling height, and egress. But here are two things you should also know if you plan to increase the number of bedrooms in your flip. Your bedroom addition doesn’t require a closet Contrary to what many people may think, in most states you don’t actually have to have a closet in your bedroom addition for it to be considered legal. Of course you wouldn’t want to

27 02, 2021
  • What Qualifies as a Legal Bedroom Addition to Your Flip

What Qualifies as a Legal Bedroom Addition to Your Flip

By |2021-02-18T19:53:02-05:00February 27th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Along with kitchens and baths, bedrooms are important selling features in a home, and increasing the number of bedrooms in your flip can raise its value and make it more appealing to homebuyers. So if you’ve got the space and the budget, adding a bedroom can be a win-win situation. But not just any added space can be marketed as a bedroom. Your addition must meet certain criteria to be considered legal. You should make sure your room fits the bill before listing your property to avoid issues that will hold up a sale when you find a buyer. Although

22 02, 2021
  • The Pros and Cons of Having a Heated Driveway

The Pros and Cons of Having a Heated Driveway

By |2021-02-18T19:34:05-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Although the prospect of snow in southeastern states is less likely than in some other parts of the U.S., the southeast does experience a notable degree of winter weather. In fact, in December a nor’easter dropped ice across at least four cities in North Carolina. To spare your potential homeowner the hassle of having to sprinkle rock salt to melt ice and snow on their driveway, or having to scatter messy kitty litter for traction on slick surfaces, consider a radiant heating system for your driveway. Before investing in a radiant heating system for your flip, though, it’s best to

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