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1 07, 2020
  • What Causes Nail Pops and How Do You Fix Them?

What Causes Nail Pops and How Do You Fix Them?

By |2020-06-18T12:10:12-04:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Nail pops occur when nail heads pop through the surface of sheetrock walls and create bumps or cracks. Here’s why they happen and how you can fix them if they pop up during your renovation. What Causes Nail Pops? One main cause of nail pops is the movement of wood framing. Over time lumber moves and changes shape ever so slightly as its moisture content fluctuates. During this process the dimensions of the wood—its length, width, and depth—shrink and expand at different rates. This movement causes nails to back out of the drywall and pop through the surface. There are

27 06, 2020
  • 5 Ways to Dress Up a Boring Concrete Slab

5 Ways to Dress Up a Boring Concrete Slab

By |2020-06-15T14:17:31-04:00June 27th, 2020|Categories: Curb Appeal, Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

You can impress potential buyers of your flip house with a stunning interior design, but if a plain concrete slab and a few rows of sod are all you offer in the backyard you’ll be undermining what might otherwise be an enticing home. Show house hunters how much of a destination your backyard can really be. Here are five ways to dress up a scanty slab. Stain or Stamp Your Slab A quick and pretty inexpensive way to warm up the look of a cold slab is to stain it. Use a combination of earth tones, or other colors that

22 06, 2020
  • These 2020 Paint Color Trends Will Attract Home Buyers

These 2020 Paint Color Trends Will Attract Home Buyers

By |2020-06-15T14:16:48-04:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Potential Markets, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The home improvement website Fixr annually polls remodeling experts about the latest home trends. This year the organization asked experts about the paint colors they feel will trend this year. Here’s what they found. Most Popular Interior Paint Colors: Cool Neutrals Cool neutrals, which include shades like light gray, taupe, and white, won the day for most popular interior paint colors with 57 percent of remodeling experts choosing them over warm neutrals, jewel tones, and pastels. Cool neutrals are perfect for making spaces appear larger and more open, and they have universal appeal. Most Popular Exterior Paint Colors: White and

1 08, 2019
  • 3 Kitchen Fixtures Your Next Flip Needs

3 Kitchen Fixtures Your Next Flip Needs

By |2019-06-25T09:38:20-04:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: Flipping, Hard Money, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Everyone knows that kitchens are the heart of the home, so when it comes to flipping houses, kitchens need a lot of attention. From the floors to the ceiling, every detail matters especially if you want the house to sell quickly. To make your decision easier, here are three kitchen fixtures your next flip needs. 3 Kitchen Fixtures Your Next Flip Needs Check out these three kitchen features to add to your next flip: A farmhouse sink A pull-down faucet Pendant lighting Let's take a look at each. Farmhouse Sinks Extremely popular right now, farmhouse sinks give a sophisticated look

24 07, 2019
  • 3 DIY Improvements to Help You Flip a House

3 DIY Improvements to Help You Flip a House

By |2019-06-25T09:38:14-04:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Flipping, Hard Money, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Flipping a house provides you with the opportunity to make some money and then move forth to score the home of your dreams. Before you can make the sale, however, consider these relatively simple fixes that can make the space more attractive and increase the sale price. Whether you hire a contractor or do the work yourself, these are the basics that every flipper needs to know about (especially if you're new to the business). Faucets Shiny new faucets bring an aesthetically pleasing look to the bathrooms and kitchens. As someone proficient in the home-buying process, you already know how

21 07, 2019
  • 2019 Paint Colors - What to Know Before You Paint an Investment Property

2019 Paint Colors: What to Know Before You Paint an Investment Property

By |2019-06-23T17:54:54-04:00July 21st, 2019|Categories: Hard Money, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you're buying, fixing and selling homes for a living, part of your job is creating a house that appeals to the widest range of buyers. That includes choosing the right colors - the ones that buyers love. Check out these 2019 paint colors that buyers are trending toward before you head to the home improvement store. 2019 Paint Colors: What to Know Before You Paint an Investment Property Nature is really heavy in paint this year, and woodland colors are definitely in. For this category, opt for earthy gray and warm brown, like: Antler velvet Fallen leaves Warm stone

13 07, 2019

Built-In Bathroom Storage: What You Need to Know for Your Flip

By |2019-06-23T17:54:13-04:00July 13th, 2019|Categories: Hard Money, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

When you're flipping houses for a living, you already know that it's your job to deliver on what buyers want. And right now, that's bathroom storage. Built-In Bathroom Storage: What You Need to Know for Your Flip Built-in bathroom storage helps sell houses. Space is at a premium in these rooms, which are typically the smallest in the house, and buyers are always looking for ways to get the most out of what they have. Rather than investing in a walk-in shower and a luxury tub (although those can be huge money-makers for investors, too), think about adding built-in storage

10 07, 2019
  • 3 Must-Haves for Your Flip's Bathroom

3 Must-Haves for Your Flip’s Bathroom

By |2019-06-23T17:54:00-04:00July 10th, 2019|Categories: Hard Money, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

If you're buying and selling homes, you already know that you have to deliver what buyers really want  - and when it comes to bathrooms, there are three things that every buyer is looking for right now. Check out this list of must-haves for your flip's bathroom. 3 Must-Haves for Your Flip's Bathroom Buyers go crazy for: Elegant tile Layered lighting A customized shower stall Let's take a closer look at each. Elegant Tile Every type of flooring definitely has its place in your flip - but if you're going to spring for elegant tile, do it in the bathroom.

1 07, 2019
  • Smart Renovations - What You Need to Know - Paces Funding

Smart Renovations: What You Need to Know

By |2019-06-23T17:53:26-04:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Hard Money, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

When you take out a hard money loan to flip a house, you know you'll be making improvements and renovations - but you have to choose wisely, or your entire profit will get eaten up by the things you add to the space. So how do you figure out which renovations are smart ones, and which ones are a waste? Here's what you need to know. What Are Smart Renovations? Smart renovations are those that bring you the most "bang for your buck." You probably don't want to gut a kitchen and put in all marble countertops, energy efficient appliances,

13 06, 2019

How To Attract Millennials To Your Rental Properties

By |2019-06-09T15:26:46-04:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Remodeling Tips, Tenants|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

In a previous blog post, we discussed what Millennials want from their rental properties. Now, we're going to explain how to attract Millennials to these properties you've designed for them. If you're marketing to Millennials, you are aware that your marketing really must include a strong online presence. But are you sure you're including the right information in this online marketing material? Here are several things you should include in your marketing material in order to capture the Millennial rental market. Interactive Maps To Key Places There are several ways to include interactive maps on your rental property's webpage including