11 10, 2021
  • Before Your Next Renovation Be Sure to Avoid These 3 Mistakes

Before Your Next Renovation Be Sure to Avoid These 3 Mistakes

By |2021-09-23T06:31:44-04:00October 11th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Investing, Real Estate, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

For house flippers each renovation project presents a different set of experiences and challenges, and even flippers who have several projects under their belts can make mistakes that result in major setbacks. Read carefully so you can avoid some of these pitfalls. Not Planning a Budget  When setting your budget, if you rely on using estimations and ballpark figures you’re very likely to spend lots more than if you took time to plan out a more specific budget for each portion of your flip. Having a detailed budget can help you reallocate funds in case you want to spend a little

27 06, 2021
  • 5 Real Estate Investing Mistakes to Avoid, According to a Guru Investor

5 Real Estate Investing Mistakes to Avoid, According to a Guru Investor

By |2021-06-22T06:14:39-04:00June 27th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, How To, Income, Investing|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re new to house flipping sometimes you simply may not know what you don’t know. The more you become a student of the industry, and listen to sound advice from the pros, the better your chances of success. In an April interview with Yahoo!Finance real estate agent and investor Mindy Jensen—recognized by GOBankingRates as one of Money’s Most Influential—offers some warnings and advice for novice flippers. We’ve summarized some key takeaways you should know. Flipping Mistakes to Avoid Not crunching the numbers: Make sure there is a large enough profit margin on a project so you are poised for

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

6 05, 2021
  • ‘Shark Tank’ Star Barbara Corcoran on Hot Housing: Prices Will Keep Going Up

‘Shark Tank’ Star Barbara Corcoran on Hot Housing: Prices Will Keep Going Up

By |2021-05-03T01:46:00-04:00May 6th, 2021|Categories: Investing, Real Estate, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran sat down with Yahoo Finance in mid-April to discuss the latest in the white-hot housing market. Corcoran, a real estate broker, investor, best-selling author, podcast host, and executive producer of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” talked straight-up about today’s housing market and the conditions buyers currently face. Competition for homes remains stiff as potential buyers continue to contend for a scarce number of properties, driving up prices. With many buyers waiving contingencies on their home offers, in an attempt to make their offer more appealing to sellers, the market is no holds barred. House hunters, Corcoran says,

22 04, 2021
  • Countdown: Top 10 U.S. Cities Building the Most Homes for Buyers — Part 2

Countdown: Top 10 U.S. Cities Building the Most Homes for Buyers — Part 2

By |2021-04-20T20:42:05-04:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Investing, New Homes, Real Estate, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

If you thought last year’s home inventory was scarce, this year the pickings are even slimmer. Currently, the number of listings for available homes is about half of what it was last year, according to realtor.com. Increasing housing demand and ever-decreasing inventory continue to result in bidding wars and rising home prices in many states across the country. In early December Mark Fleming, a chief economist at First American, a title insurance company, said, “Despite the best intentions of home builders to provide more housing supply, the ‘big short’ in housing supply will continue into 2021 and likely keep house

6 01, 2021
  • The Top 10 Housing Markets Predicted for 2021 – Countdown Part 2

The Top 10 Housing Markets Predicted for 2021 – Countdown Part 2

By |2020-12-22T16:14:26-05:00January 6th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Potential Markets, Real Estate, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

House flippers, a new list published by Realtor.com forecasts the top 10 housing markets for 2021 and we’ve summarized them for you here. We countdown to what’s predicted to be the hottest housing market next year. A region that we service made the list. Let’s go. #5. Seattle, Washington With a median home price of $629,050 Seattle is predicted to be the fifth-hottest housing market in the nation in 2021. Its strong economy is boosted by employers like Amazon and Starbucks. When considering employment in the wider metro area tech giant Microsoft can’t be left out of the picture, since

1 01, 2021
  • Countdown: The Top 10 Housing Markets for 2021 – Part 1

Countdown: The Top 10 Housing Markets for 2021 – Part 1

By |2020-12-22T16:15:23-05:00January 1st, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Potential Markets, Real Estate, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Flippers, if you want a forecast of the hottest housing markets for next year we’ve summarized a list for you here, as reported by Realtor.com. A region that we service made the list. Let’s countdown the top 10 housing markets predicted for 2021. #10. Riverside, California Known as the Inland Empire city, Riverside, California has a median home price of $475,050, making it a less expensive alternative to the Los Angeles metro area by a little less than half the cost. First-time buyers may find this price point attractive, as well as the larger homes and lots typically found in

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

6 12, 2020
  • Builder Confidence Reaches All-Time High

Builder Confidence Reaches All-Time High

By |2020-11-20T22:29:26-05:00December 6th, 2020|Categories: Investing, Investment, Investments, New Construction, New Home Development, New Homes, Real Estate, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Home builders are confident about current single-family home sales and sales expectations for the next six months. As a house flipper this can be a positive sign for the fate of projects you’ve got in progress, and in the pipeline. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), which measures builder confidence, reached 90 points in November (on a scale from 0 to 100), according to an article published on the NAHB website. This is the highest score ever recorded since the index was created 35 years ago, and marks only the third time it has

1 12, 2020
  • 4 Design Features of Vinyl Siding to Consider for Your Flip

4 Design Features of Vinyl Siding to Consider for Your Flip

By |2020-11-20T22:21:21-05:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: Curb Appeal, Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investing, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re thinking about replacing the siding on your flip you shouldn’t feel limited by your options. Today’s vinyl siding comes in a wide variety of sophisticated styles to help you create the look you’re going for without hurting your budget. We’ve summarized some design features for you here, as curated by BobVila.com. Wood Looks There are many options available on the market for vinyl shingle siding that resembles natural wood. These shingles imitate the texture and variance of wood—without all of the wear and tear. They are impervious to insects, they won’t absorb water, and they can withstand strong

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