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1 03, 2021
  • 2 Things You May Not Know About Bedroom Additions

2 Things You May Not Know About Bedroom Additions

By |2021-02-18T20:00:55-05:00March 1st, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, New Construction, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re thinking about adding a bedroom to your flip you may be aware of certain requirements that must be met for it to be considered a legal bedroom, like minimums for square footage, ceiling height, and egress. But here are two things you should also know if you plan to increase the number of bedrooms in your flip. Your bedroom addition doesn’t require a closet Contrary to what many people may think, in most states you don’t actually have to have a closet in your bedroom addition for it to be considered legal. Of course you wouldn’t want to

27 02, 2021
  • What Qualifies as a Legal Bedroom Addition to Your Flip

What Qualifies as a Legal Bedroom Addition to Your Flip

By |2021-02-18T19:53:02-05:00February 27th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Along with kitchens and baths, bedrooms are important selling features in a home, and increasing the number of bedrooms in your flip can raise its value and make it more appealing to homebuyers. So if you’ve got the space and the budget, adding a bedroom can be a win-win situation. But not just any added space can be marketed as a bedroom. Your addition must meet certain criteria to be considered legal. You should make sure your room fits the bill before listing your property to avoid issues that will hold up a sale when you find a buyer. Although

16 02, 2021
  • 2 Radiant Heating Systems to Warm Your Driveway and Floors

2 Radiant Heating Systems to Warm Your Driveway and Floors

By |2021-02-18T19:26:00-05:00February 16th, 2021|Categories: Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As a house flipper who operates primarily in southeastern portions of the country, where the prospect of snow is less likely than in other areas, you may not see the need to install heated driveways to melt snow and ice. But states in the southeast do experience wintry weather. For example, Raleigh, North Carolina averages 7.5 inches of snow a year, and Charlotte gets about 6.5 inches each winter. The town of Boone averages about 35 inches of snow annually. Just last year a mid-December nor’easter threatened states from North Carolina to Maine, dropping ice on many parts of the

11 02, 2021
  • Have You Considered Heated Driveways for Your Flip?

Have You Considered Heated Driveways for Your Flip?

By |2021-02-15T15:10:08-05:00February 11th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment Properties, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Although many of your projects may be located in southeastern parts of the country, where the prospect of snow is less likely than in other areas, states in that region do see snow. In North Carolina, for instance, the capital city of Raleigh averages 7.5 inches of snow a year, Charlotte gets about 6.5 inches each winter, and the northwestern town of Boone averages about 35 inches of snow annually. Those figures don’t account for extreme weather. Just last year in mid-December a nor’easter threatened states from North Carolina to Maine, dropping ice in many parts of the Tar Heel

27 01, 2021
  • 6 Cheap and Easy Fixes to Make the Outside of Your Flip Shine

6 Cheap and Easy Fixes to Make the Outside of Your Flip Shine

By |2021-01-16T21:54:15-05:00January 27th, 2021|Categories: Curb Appeal, Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Outside home renovations get expensive quickly, with even little fixes racking up a costly bill.  Here are five easy tricks to ramp up curb appeal, all for under $50 each:   Spruce up your mailbox Paint your front door Brighten up your sidewalk with path lighting Give your shutters and trim a fresh coat of paint Spring for new house numbers De-grime your driveway Here’s a closer look at each. #1. Spruce Up Your Mailbox One of the first things a potential buyer sees is your mailbox. Spruce it up with some new decal numbers on the side that are

22 01, 2021
  • New House Flippers: Don’t Be Tempted With These 3 Quick Fixes

New House Flippers: Don’t Be Tempted With These 3 Quick Fixes

By |2021-01-04T17:41:24-05:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Real Estate, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As a house flipper, you want to present buyers with the best product possible, so if you find potential issues during your renovation you should thoroughly investigate them, and not simply perform superficial, quick fixes. Here are three quick fixes to avoid, and how to properly check for underlying issues. Painting over a ceiling stain. If you have a stain on a ceiling in your flip your first inclination might be to paint over what appears to be a simple cosmetic issue. While you may cover the ceiling with a fresh coat of paint, you could be covering up a

11 01, 2021
  • 3 Things That Can Ruin the Functionality of Your Kitchen

3 Things That Can Ruin the Functionality of Your Kitchen

By |2020-12-22T16:20:47-05:00January 11th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When it comes to renovating and redesigning the kitchen in your flip keep in mind that the space should be as functional as it is beautiful. Be aware of these three things that can ruin the functionality of the heart of the home. Empty Space Above Your Cabinets To give your kitchen a visual sense of openness, especially if it’s on the small side, you may be considering leaving space between your upper cabinets and the ceiling. There’s a downside to doing this, however, because you won’t be making use of potential storage in a kitchen that’s already tight on

27 12, 2020
  • 2 Strategic Ways to Help Sell Your Flip

2 Strategic Ways to Help Sell Your Flip

By |2020-12-22T16:04:46-05:00December 27th, 2020|Categories: Curb Appeal, Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Real Estate, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

If the outside of your flip isn’t attractive to potential buyers they may do a rolling stop and keep on rolling. Get them to put the car in park and come to your front door. Here are two smart ways to not only enhance your curb appeal, but boost the beauty and benefits of your backyard. Real grass in the front, faux grass in the back. Business in the front, party in the back. There’s nothing like having a carpet-like, lush green yard out front to wow buyers. The yard, especially the front, is a preview of even greater things

16 12, 2020
  • 5 Interior Design Elements You Need for Modern Farmhouse Style

5 Interior Design Elements You Need for Modern Farmhouse Style

By |2020-12-16T21:05:43-05:00December 16th, 2020|Categories: Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you want to give the interior of your flip some modern farmhouse style consider these design options. Not every element needs to be incorporated, but these will definitely evoke the modern farmhouse feel. Sliding Barn Doors Sliding barn doors are wildly popular in today’s modern farmhouse interior designs and can be great space savers for rooms that have small footprints where doors that swing open present a challenge. Barn doors can be constructed using wood panels like driftwood, pine, and reclaimed woods, which can be left in their natural state for a pastoral look. For a more modern appearance

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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