27 12, 2021
  • 3 Tips for Buying a Distressed Property

3 Tips for Buying a Distressed Property

By |2021-12-22T17:16:33-05:00December 27th, 2021|Categories: Home Improvements, Real Estate, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

If you’re kicking around the idea of finding and buying a distressed property, this guide will help. Check out these three tips for buying a distressed property that you can put to use when you’re ready. These three tips for buying a distressed property can help you get the best deal – and make the most profit: Choose the right neighborhood Get creative in finding properties Get an inspection Here’s a closer look at each.  Tip #1 for Buying a Distressed Property: Choose the right neighborhood If you aren’t already eyeing a particular neighborhood, start doing some research. Location is

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

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

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

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,

16 05, 2021
  • 4 Kitchen Remodeling Trends to Look for This Year

4 Kitchen Remodeling Trends to Look for This Year

By |2021-05-16T20:13:37-04:00May 16th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Fixr.com, a home improvement website, recently conducted its annual poll of top designers and home improvement professionals to gain their insight on which kitchen remodeling trends will emerge this year. The poll included 68 experts who were chosen based on factors including expertise, establishment in the industry, and overall industry impact. 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 check this out to see which trends you can adopt to appeal to buyers in your market. We’ve summarized Fixr’s findings below.  Here’s What’s Cooking in the

1 04, 2021
  • 2-Home-Design-Trends-to-Consider-for-your-flip-According-to-Etsy-Foot-Traffic.

2 Home Design Trends to Consider for Your Flip, According to Etsy Foot Traffic

By |2021-04-02T00:52:14-04:00April 1st, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment, Investment Properties, Remodeling Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you're keeping an eye open for what's new in home design trends this year check out these patterns spotted by Etsy, as reported by Apartment Therapy—a home and décor site. Travertine Is a Thing Etsy user searches for "travertine items" increased by over 200 percent, the e-commerce company said late this month. Shoppers were particularly interested in tables that included this classic stone. Apartment Therapy’s theory for the reason for the spike is the increased popularity of warm minimalism, a decorating style that began to trend last fall and is rooted in creating calm and soothing interior spaces using earthy

22 03, 2021
  • Instantly-Enhance-Your-Kitchen-Cabinets-With-This-One-Thing-

Instantly Enhance Your Kitchen Cabinets With This One Thing

By |2021-03-18T15:03:42-04:00March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment, Remodeling Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’ve heard the real estate adage: Kitchens and baths sell houses. When it comes to renovating the kitchen in your flip you want to invest money in areas that have the greatest impact on the quality and look of your kitchen, and give you the highest return on your investment. Countertops, appliances, and cabinets are the culinary trifecta. Your cabinets help narrate the design story of your flip—whether they be a classic Shaker style, or something more ornate. You may choose to double stack your cabinets to the ceiling, or stick to a standard height. Sometimes, though, there isn’t enough

16 03, 2021
  • 2-MORE-Homeowners-Association-Rules-You-Should-Know

2 MORE Homeowners Association Rules You Should Know

By |2021-03-16T08:58:53-04:00March 16th, 2021|Categories: Curb Appeal, Flipping, Home Improvements, Investment, Remodeling Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re flipping a house it’s hard to prepare for the unknown, but what you can prepare for are the rules and regulations of your community’s homeowners association (HOA). Your HOA’s ordinances are intended to help the community maintain a neat and consistent appearance. But let’s face it: they can present issues that impact your home design and the overall finished product. Educating yourself about the HOA rules in your community before you start working on your flip can help you avoid delays and frustration once work is in progress. If there are aspects of your flip that aren’t in

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