16 01, 2022
  • 4 More Window Styles to Consider When Replacing Windows in Your Flip

4 More Window Styles to Consider When Replacing Windows in Your Flip

By |2021-12-22T17:44:13-05:00January 16th, 2022|Categories: Flipping, Home Upgrades, How To|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

You want to give potential homebuyers the best product possible: a renovated home that’s well done. So you'd never try to cut corners by keeping drafty old windows in your flip. When replacing windows that have seen better days consider these four styles. Single and Double-Hung Windows  Single and double-hung windows are, by far, two of the most popular and commonly-used window styles among new and existing homes. Both styles may appear to be identical, with rectangular-shaped windows that have two large sections, one above the other, and each section having multiple grid lines (which may also be referred to

22 11, 2021
  • What Do Home Additions Cost?

What Do Home Additions Cost?

By |2021-11-14T00:40:54-05:00November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

This isn't your first flip, but it is the first time you've thought about adding some square footage to your house, which is a little on the cozy side. As you weigh your options consider the typical costs of horizontal and vertical home additions, which we’ve highlighted below, to see how expanding your home may impact your budget. (Be aware that labor and supply expenses can vary by region). Expanding the Footprint  If you want to expand your flip horizontally (expand its footprint) it can be cheaper than building vertically. It'll cost you between $150 and $200 per square foot, on

16 11, 2021
  • Got a Big Kitchen in Your Flip? Should You Install Double Islands?

Got a Big Kitchen in Your Flip? Should You Install Double Islands?

By |2021-11-14T00:34:36-05:00November 16th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The kitchen is the heart and hub of a home, so you want the one in your flip to be as functional, welcoming, and stylish as possible. Kitchens with two islands are becoming increasingly popular for many reasons. Here are three that may make you rethink your kitchen design, and leave you seeing double. Create Separate Meal Prep and Dining Spaces  In some kitchens with a traditional or old-world design an island is a large, movable marble-topped table situated in the center of the space. In most modern kitchen designs, however, islands are a marriage between meal prep and bar top

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

22 06, 2021
  • 2 More Ways to Make Your Roof a Selling Poin

2 More Ways to Make Your Roof a Selling Point

By |2021-06-22T06:05:51-04:00June 22nd, 2021|Categories: Curb Appeal, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Random homebuyer: “The house was beautiful, but I really fell in love with the shingles!”  While you may never hear that sentence uttered by a homebuyer, the condition of a home’s roof is still a key consideration in a sale, and it can make or break a deal. Consider these two ways to help make the roof of your flip a selling point, according to HomeLight. Advertise your new roof. Even though it's currently a seller's market, your flip is still competing with other homes in your area. Anything you can do to make your property stand apart from the

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

11 06, 2021
  • 2 More Bathroom Remodeling Trends to Look for This Year, According to New Poll

2 More Bathroom Remodeling Trends to Look for This Year, According to New Poll

By |2021-06-07T18:23:07-04:00June 11th, 2021|Categories: Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Real Estate, Realtors, Remodeling Tips, Selling, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Whether you're in the planning stages of the design for your new flip, or you've already begun to tear down walls, if you want an insider’s look at bathroom designs that will resonate with buyers this year you'll definitely want to take a moment to read further. In its annual poll of top interior designers and home improvement professionals, Fixr.com, a home improvement website, sought to gain insight into bathroom remodeling trends expected to emerge this year. The poll included 68 individuals who were chosen based on expertise, establishment in the industry, and overall industry impact. We’ve summarized Fixr’s findings below. Black

6 06, 2021
  • 2 Bathroom Remodeling Trends to Look for This Year

2 Bathroom Remodeling Trends to Look for This Year

By |2021-06-07T18:18:17-04:00June 6th, 2021|Categories: Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Real Estate, Selling, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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 take a minute to read this.  In its annual poll of top interior designers and home improvement professionals, Fixr.com, a home improvement website, sought to gain insight into bathroom remodeling trends expected to emerge this year. The poll included 68 experts who were chosen based on factors including expertise, establishment in the industry, and overall industry impact. Here, we’ve summarized Fixr’s findings. What’s Gaining Steam in the Bathroom? A Spa-Like Atmosphere A majority of design experts, 53 percent

1 06, 2021
  • 3 Ways to Make Your Roof a Selling Point

3 Ways to Make Your Roof a Selling Point

By |2021-05-31T18:28:22-04:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Curb Appeal, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Real Estate, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Although homebuyers don't typically purchase a home because they fall in love with its roof, the condition of the roof is a key consideration in the sale and it can make or break a deal. Here are three ways to help make the roof of your flip a selling point, according to HomeLight—a website for finding real estate agents in the U.S. Avoid layering the shingles.  You may be tempted to "replace" your roof by simply re-shingling over the old one, but reconsider. While it may be cheaper and faster to do so, in the long run layering shingles can trap heat,

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