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22 11, 2020
  • Does the Next House You Sell Need a “Zoom Room”?

Does the Next House You Sell Need a “Zoom Room”?

By |2020-11-20T22:05:58-05:00November 22nd, 2020|Categories: Business, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Working from home has changed a lot about the real estate market – most notably, what buyers are looking for in new homes. That’s where the “Zoom room” comes in. Does the Next House You Sell Need a Zoom Room? You may have already seen the phrase Zoom room in real estate listings – and if you haven’t, you likely soon will. A Zoom room is a space where people can attend videoconferences with a nice backdrop and few distractions. You don’t have to make it an entire space; even a cozy corner marketed that way could help when you’re

16 11, 2020
  • Pests in the Plumbing: 3 Real-World Scenarios Flippers Need to Watch For

Pests in the Plumbing: 3 Real-World Scenarios Flippers Need to Watch For

By |2020-11-20T22:00:44-05:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re flipping houses, you’re already familiar with pest control and all the things you need to do to ensure a space is clear for the people who buy it – but how much have you thought about pests in the plumbing? Pests in the Plumbing: 3 Real-World Scenarios Flippers Need to Watch For Stumped about where a pest problem is coming from? Get eyes-on the plumbing. According to experts, mice and rats, frogs and even roaches can come in through unexpected places. Here’s a closer look at what you need to know. Mice and Rats: No Admittance (Except Through

11 11, 2020
  • 3 Design Features That Make Any Bathroom Look Larger

3 Design Features That Make Any Bathroom Look Larger

By |2020-11-12T21:49:24-05:00November 11th, 2020|Categories: Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Investing, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Kitchens and baths sell houses—you know this firsthand from your experience as a house flipper. However, if the bathroom in your current project is somewhat on the smallish side consider incorporating these design features to make it appear larger without having to increase its footprint. Floating Vanities In a small bathroom it can sometimes be a challenge to give buyers an ample amount of storage and at the same time keep the space looking as roomy as possible. A floating vanity can strike the perfect balance. It can provide plenty of space to store toiletries and other essentials while keeping

1 11, 2020
  • 3 Design Tricks That Make a Bathroom Look Cleaner

3 Design Tricks That Make a Bathroom Look Cleaner

By |2020-10-27T18:52:04-04:00November 1st, 2020|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

On your next flip give potential buyers a bathroom that’s not only beautiful, but one that’s designed to make dirt less visible—which can mean less scrubbing, less often. Consider these design tricks to deliver just that. Large Floor Tiles Consider using larger tiles on the floor and in the shower. Bigger tiles means less tiles needed to cover surfaces, which translates to fewer grout lines between tiles. This is a good thing because when grout becomes stained and aged it can make a clean bathroom appear less so. So reducing grout lines on your floor and in your shower can

27 10, 2020
  • ‘Insane’ Demand in Housing Market Likely to Continue Into Next Year, Says Redfin CEO

‘Insane’ Demand in Housing Market Likely to Continue Into Next Year, Says Redfin CEO

By |2020-10-27T18:47:31-04:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment, Investment Properties, Real Estate, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The Covid-19 pandemic-fueled housing boom is expected to carry over into 2021, says Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman. That’s good news for flippers who have their sights set on the New Year. House hunters who weren’t able to snatch up a property this year have greater expectations for the next. “There are so many people now who have decided they’re not going to be able to buy a home by year-end who expect to do so going into 2021,” said Kelman in a CNBC interview late this month. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), existing home sales rose 9.4

6 10, 2020
  • HGTV’s Jasmine Roth Offers 3 Tips to Renovate Your Flip for Less

HGTV’s Jasmine Roth Offers 3 Tips to Renovate Your Flip for Less

By |2020-10-13T14:50:27-04:00October 6th, 2020|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Renovating homes in a way that produces the best results in the most economical way is the primary goal of a flipper. Home renovation expert Jasmine Roth, host of HGTV’s Hidden Potential, Help! I Wrecked My House, and Rock the Block, shares her tips on how to spend less but get more on your next flip renovation. Layer on Top of a Brick Fireplace Brick inside a home can be hit or miss with buyers. Some love the look, which can work well in industrial-style spaces, or in ones with French country character. Other house hunters may feel that the

1 10, 2020
  • 5 Colorful Plants for Fall Curb Appeal

5 Colorful Plants for Fall Curb Appeal

By |2020-10-02T12:49:54-04:00October 1st, 2020|Categories: Curb Appeal, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

These blooming beauties promise fall color for your flips. Mexican Bush Sage White stems and gray-green leaves support the pinkish-purple flowering spikes of Mexican bush sage. Part of the sage family, it’s a perennial when grown in warm regions of the U.S. and an annual in colder climates where it’s not hardy. This plant will give you the kind of drama that’ll entice buyers—almost as much as the hummingbirds that love it. Perennial Sunflower Perennial sunflower, not to be confused with the huge blooms of the annual sunflower, will give you sun even on a dreary fall day. Lemon queen,

27 09, 2020
  • 3 Inexpensive Ways to Trick-Out Your Flip

3 Inexpensive Ways to Trick-Out Your Flip

By |2020-09-28T16:45:53-04:00September 27th, 2020|Categories: Flipping, Hard Money Loans, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investments, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Flipping a house can be an expensive undertaking. But every improvement to your property doesn’t have to cost a lot to impresses buyers. Consider these three ways to trick-out your flip and win the hearts of buyers without spending a ton of cash. Spruce-Up Your Stairs If you want to customize the wooden stairs inside of your flip painting on a runner can do just the trick. You can give your future homeowner the look of carpeted steps without all of the worrisome maintenance. When choosing a design consider establishing a theme throughout your home. For instance, if your kitchen

6 09, 2020
  • How Do I Remove Oil Stains From My Driveway?

How Do I Remove Oil Stains From My Driveway?

By |2020-08-31T22:35:42-04:00September 6th, 2020|Categories: Curb Appeal, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Motor oil stains on your driveway. They’re inevitable. If a car is leaking oil and needs repair, or if there’s a spill while the oil is being changed, a driveway will eventually accumulate these all-too-familiar splotches. If left unaddressed these unsightly blemishes can kill your curb appeal when you put your flip on the market. Some flipping pros estimate that you’d have to spend up to $10,000 to jackhammer and replace your heavily-stained driveway, or shell-out a pretty penny to have it resurfaced. Luckily you don’t have to take either of those budget-busting routes to remedy this problem. Here’s a

1 09, 2020
  • 3 Home Design Trends Emerging During the Pandemic

3 Home Design Trends Emerging During the Pandemic

By |2020-08-31T22:30:32-04:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: Curb Appeal, Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Over the past few months the pandemic has not only altered the way people live within their communities, but how they live within their homes. Here are a few changes you might want to pay special attention to for your upcoming flips—changes that may have a lasting impact on what buyers expect in a potential new home. Enhanced Outdoor Dining Dining al fresco is not a new concept—countless homeowners have always enjoyed a good meal out in the fresh air. But an increasing number of people want to do more than simply carry a plate of food out to the

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