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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

16 02, 2021
  • 2 Radiant Heating Systems to Warm Your Driveway and Floors

2 Radiant Heating Systems to Warm Your Driveway and Floors

By |2021-02-18T19:26:00-05:00February 16th, 2021|Categories: Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As a house flipper who operates primarily in southeastern portions of the country, where the prospect of snow is less likely than in other areas, you may not see the need to install heated driveways to melt snow and ice. But states in the southeast do experience wintry weather. For example, Raleigh, North Carolina averages 7.5 inches of snow a year, and Charlotte gets about 6.5 inches each winter. The town of Boone averages about 35 inches of snow annually. Just last year a mid-December nor’easter threatened states from North Carolina to Maine, dropping ice on many parts of the

11 02, 2021
  • Have You Considered Heated Driveways for Your Flip?

Have You Considered Heated Driveways for Your Flip?

By |2021-02-15T15:10:08-05:00February 11th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment Properties, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Although many of your projects may be located in southeastern parts of the country, where the prospect of snow is less likely than in other areas, states in that region do see snow. In North Carolina, for instance, the capital city of Raleigh averages 7.5 inches of snow a year, Charlotte gets about 6.5 inches each winter, and the northwestern town of Boone averages about 35 inches of snow annually. Those figures don’t account for extreme weather. Just last year in mid-December a nor’easter threatened states from North Carolina to Maine, dropping ice in many parts of the Tar Heel

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

22 01, 2021
  • New House Flippers: Don’t Be Tempted With These 3 Quick Fixes

New House Flippers: Don’t Be Tempted With These 3 Quick Fixes

By |2021-01-04T17:41:24-05:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Real Estate, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As a house flipper, you want to present buyers with the best product possible, so if you find potential issues during your renovation you should thoroughly investigate them, and not simply perform superficial, quick fixes. Here are three quick fixes to avoid, and how to properly check for underlying issues. Painting over a ceiling stain. If you have a stain on a ceiling in your flip your first inclination might be to paint over what appears to be a simple cosmetic issue. While you may cover the ceiling with a fresh coat of paint, you could be covering up a

11 01, 2021
  • 3 Things That Can Ruin the Functionality of Your Kitchen

3 Things That Can Ruin the Functionality of Your Kitchen

By |2020-12-22T16:20:47-05:00January 11th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When it comes to renovating and redesigning the kitchen in your flip keep in mind that the space should be as functional as it is beautiful. Be aware of these three things that can ruin the functionality of the heart of the home. Empty Space Above Your Cabinets To give your kitchen a visual sense of openness, especially if it’s on the small side, you may be considering leaving space between your upper cabinets and the ceiling. There’s a downside to doing this, however, because you won’t be making use of potential storage in a kitchen that’s already tight on

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

22 12, 2020
  • 3 Things You Should Know Before Buying Peel-and-Stick Flooring

3 Things You Should Know Before Buying Peel-and-Stick Flooring

By |2020-12-22T15:58:36-05:00December 22nd, 2020|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investing, Selling, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

As you know, installing floors during a flip renovation can be a time consuming and expensive process—whether they’re hardwoods, natural stone, porcelain, or ceramic planks. Peel-and-stick flooring can be a relatively quick, inexpensive, and easy alternative for areas inside your property, since the planks—or tiles—are applied over the subfloor much like wallpaper, but thicker of course. Peel-and-stick flooring, also referred to as vinyl plank flooring, comes in a variety of styles and patterns. But before you invest in it here are some things you should know. The Cost of Installation You may be able to install peel-and-stick flooring yourself, but

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