22 12, 2021

5 Ways to Find Distressed Commercial Properties

By |2021-12-21T07:01:30-05:00December 22nd, 2021|Categories: Commercial, How To, Real Estate|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Many real estate investors branch into commercial real estate – and often, they’re looking for distressed commercial properties. But if that was a path you were interested in taking, how would you find the right places to buy? Check out this guide, which offers five ways to find distressed commercial properties to find out.  5 Ways to Find Distressed Commercial Properties There are five great ways to find distressed commercial properties that may be great investments: Search commercial investing websites Talk to commercial real estate brokers Talk to lenders Network with other investors Send out mailers Here’s a closer look

6 11, 2021
  • 3 More Common Mistakes When Painting Kitchen Cabinets in Your Flip

3 More Common Mistakes When Painting Kitchen Cabinets in Your Flip

By |2021-10-27T22:11:28-04:00November 6th, 2021|Categories: Home Improvements, How To|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Painting the kitchen cabinets in your flip house yourself may help save money, but if they're not painted properly a poor result can mean spending time on fixes—and time is money. Beware of these three missteps before taking on this project. Not Labelling the Doors and Hardware  No matter how big or small your kitchen, this step can really help. You see, after you've removed the cabinet doors and hardware it can be hard to figure out what goes back together, and where. So, to make it easier to reattach the doors, consider numbering each one as you remove it. Put the

1 11, 2021
  • Plan to Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets? Don't Do These Three Things

Plan to Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets? Don’t Do These Three Things

By |2021-10-27T22:05:43-04:00November 1st, 2021|Categories: Home Improvements, How To|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Painting the kitchen cabinets in your flip can seem like a relatively simple DIY job, but it may require a little more work than you think. Be sure not to do these three things that can sabotage your efforts for a polished and professional appearance. Not Remove the Cabinet Doors  Although you may think it's easier to sand and paint your cabinets without first removing the doors, skipping this important step can be a big misstep. Taking off the doors can make it easier to sand and paint every portion of their inner and outer surfaces. It can also help prevent

16 10, 2021
  • 3 MORE Mistakes to Avoid Before Your Next Renovation

3 MORE Mistakes to Avoid Before Your Next Renovation

By |2021-09-23T06:37:01-04:00October 16th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, How To, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Even if you’re a pretty experienced house flipper you may make certain mistakes that result in major setbacks. Here are some pitfalls to avoid. Not Setting Aside Money For Unexpected Expenses  It’s wise to create a cash reserve to cover unexpected costs, like replacing water-damaged floor joists, mold or asbestos remediation, termite extermination, or foundation repairs. You may also need to have cash set aside to cover additional mortgage payments in case your renovation runs over schedule. Not Considering Quantity When Ordering Materials Sounds weird, but here’s the deal. When ordering tile that you plan to use in more than

1 10, 2021
  • 3 Things to Remember When Renovating a Historic Home

3 Things to Remember When Renovating a Historic Home

By |2021-09-19T00:52:47-04:00October 1st, 2021|Categories: Home Improvements, How To, Real Estate, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re renovating a historic home you probably won’t approach the process in the same way you would a newer property, especially if you want to appeal to buyers who are looking for homes that are true to their era. So remember these three things when renovating a historic home. Do Your Research In order to stay true to the spirit of your historic home it’s best to get an understanding of the era, style, and characteristics that define it. So take inventory of your property’s history, features, and details so you can make decisions about how to best maintain

11 09, 2021
  • 3 Tips for Planting Trees on Your Flip Property

3 Tips for Planting Trees on Your Flip Property

By |2021-09-12T05:21:21-04:00September 11th, 2021|Categories: How To|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

It’s time to come up with a landscape design for your flip house. You don’t want to spend a ton of cash, so you’ve got to be strategic about what you plant, where you plant it, and how you plant it to get the most bang for your buck, and—of course—to impress buyers. Since trees can be an expensive investment you want to do things right. Consider these three tips for planting trees that we’ve summarized for you below from Better Homes & Gardens. Location, Location, Location When planting a large species avoid positioning it too closely to your house

16 08, 2021
  • 3 Surefire Ways to Spot Distressed Properties

3 Surefire Ways to Spot Distressed Properties

By |2021-08-11T19:44:46-04:00August 16th, 2021|Categories: How To|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

If you’re a real estate investor who’s just getting into the game, you’ve probably read quite a bit about distressed properties and why they’re an attractive option – but how can you find these places? This guide gives you three tips to help you find the best deals. 3 Surefire Ways to Spot Distressed Properties Other than driving around and looking for “For Sale by Owner” signs, scouring the MLS or visiting distressed property websites (which are all great strategies), there are three other ways to dig for distressed properties: Search county tax records Look at local court records Network

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

11 07, 2021
  • How Can an Easement Affect Your Property Rights and Renovations?

How Can an Easement Affect Your Property Rights and Renovations?

By |2021-07-13T19:15:02-04:00July 11th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, How To, Real Estate, Selling, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Sellers are legally required to report easements attached to their property, so you should be made aware if one exists on your prospective flip house by the time you have a purchase agreement, or even sooner. Examples of easements, and how they could affect your renovations If your potential flip house comes with an easement, you must abide by its rules. For instance, if you bought a property along a public beach, and it had an easement on your yard to allow neighbors to gain access to the beach, legally you would have to allow them passage. Along the same

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