11 05, 2022
  • 3 More Kitchen Remodeling Trends So Far This Year, According to a Recent Survey

3 More Kitchen Remodeling Trends So Far This Year, According to a Recent Survey

By |2022-04-28T00:20:06-04:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: Home Improvements, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A survey conducted this year by Houzz, an online source for advice on home interior design and construction, revealed changes in homeowners' preferences in kitchen design. The design choices made thus far this year by the survey's 2,300 participants may be a bellwether for a more widespread trend among homeowners, and can inform your approach to kitchen design in your future flips. Here are a few notable trends to keep front of mind when deciding on investments in kitchen counters, cabinet styles, and even appliances.   Engineered Quartz Counters Are Tops   Ninety-one percent of homeowners in the survey said

6 05, 2022
  • 3 Surprising Kitchen Remodeling Trends So Far This Year

3 Surprising Kitchen Remodeling Trends So Far This Year

By |2022-04-28T00:14:36-04:00May 6th, 2022|Categories: Home Improvements, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A survey this year of more than 2,300 U.S. homeowners revealed their current preferences in kitchen design. The study, conducted by Houzz—an online portal for professional advice on home interior design and construction, reported changes in tastes that might surprise you, and impact your approach to kitchen design in future flips. Here are a few trends of note.   Open-Layout Kitchens Lose Steam Open-layout floor plans and kitchens are becoming less desirable among homeowners, the survey revealed. Over the past two years, after the onset of the pandemic, working from home and remote schooling under the same roof left many households

16 02, 2022
  • The Pros and Cons of a Partial Roof Replacement

The Pros and Cons of a Partial Roof Replacement

By |2022-02-05T21:48:20-05:00February 16th, 2022|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Let's face it: A flip that lacks cosmetic appeal isn't likely to get much attention from homebuyers. Although making sure that your property has visual interest is a must, issues that affect the functionality of your flip are equally as important and must receive thorough attention, and not be given a quick fix to pass inspection, or to appear to be intact. Performing the appropriate and necessary repairs and replacements can mean a high-quality flip, and less headaches down the road for a potential buyer. When it comes to addressing issues with the shingled roof on your flip consider these

6 02, 2022
  • ADUs Can Increase a Home's Value by 35 Percent

ADUs Can Increase a Home’s Value by 35 Percent

By |2022-02-05T21:32:52-05:00February 6th, 2022|Categories: Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

Not only can an ADU, a.k.a. garage apartment, in-law suite, and granny flat, make your flip property more appealing to potential buyers, it can greatly increase its value. Homes with an ADU are listed an average of 35 percent higher than residences without one, says home improvement website Porch.com. An ADU, or accessory dwelling unit, is separate from the main home on a property and is located on the same lot. It can also be located within the main home, as long as it functions as a separate unit. Homeowners with ADUs can house aging family members, or earn extra income by renting out their

1 02, 2022
  • 2 MORE Renovation Mistakes That Can Devalue Your Flip

2 MORE Renovation Mistakes That Can Devalue Your Flip

By |2022-02-05T21:18:33-05:00February 1st, 2022|Categories: Flipping, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Delivering quality homes that have mass appeal can yield solid profits for a house flipper. If you're not mindful, though, certain changes during your renovation could be a turnoff for potential buyers and lessen the value of your flip. Here are two mistakes to avoid. Sacrificing Function for Space A spacious bedroom with a tiny closet does not a happy homebuyer make. So although you may want to expand the footprint of your master suite, or any bedroom in your flip to make it more spacious, resist the temptation to steal footage from closets--not unless you're able to regain it

27 01, 2022
  • 3 Renovation Mistakes That Decrease a Home's Value

3 Renovation Mistakes That Decrease a Home’s Value

By |2022-01-24T20:56:34-05:00January 27th, 2022|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

You want your flip house to be as impressive as possible to potential homebuyers. You want to pull out all of the stops—within budget, of course. However there are certain missteps in a renovation that can lessen the value of your home. Here are three to avoid. Letting Your Personal Tastes Dominate the Design  While you may have a good eye for creating cohesive designs among countertops, tile, flooring and paint in your flip, be careful not to venture from mass appeal to over-personalization. Emerald green cabinets with gold hardware may be a beautiful and dramatic look for a kitchen,

22 01, 2022
  • 3 MORE Design Decisions That Could Make Your Flip Harder to Clean for Buyers

3 MORE Design Decisions That Could Make Your Flip Harder to Clean for Buyers

By |2021-12-22T17:52:06-05:00January 22nd, 2022|Categories: Flipping, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

When it comes to design decisions inside of your flip you aim for selections that have mass appeal and staying power, while staying within your budget. It's important too, though, to consider the maintenance and upkeep that may be required of potential homebuyers. Certain choices, although they may be of high quality, could make your flip more difficult to maintain and keep clean. Below are some of those selections. An Oversized Island Kitchen islands are places to perform lots of tasks and activities, like food prep, dish washing, and dining, so you may opt to install an island that's extra-wide to

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

16 12, 2021

3 Simple Ways to Find Distressed Properties

By |2021-12-21T06:38:44-05:00December 16th, 2021|Categories: Foreclosures, Real Estate, Tax Foreclosures, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

If you’re a real estate investor looking for the next great deal, you may be interested in finding a distressed property. But other than driving around town looking for the perfect place (you know – one that’s got peeling paint, a stack of newspapers on the porch and multiple notices stuck to the front door), there are three super-simple ways to find distressed properties. This guide explains.  3 Simple Ways to Find Distressed Properties Looking for a distressed property is easy if you: Check tax records Search public records for delinquent mortgages Network through probate court Here’s a closer look

11 12, 2021

6 Signs of a Distressed Property

By |2021-12-21T06:17:42-05:00December 11th, 2021|Categories: Hard Money, Real Estate, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

As a real estate investor, distressed properties are often great finds – but how can you tell when a property is in distress and may be worth buying? Check out these six signs of a distressed property to learn more. 6 Telltale Signs of a Distressed Property It’s often easy to spot a distressed property if you know what to look for. Keep your eyes open for: Notices placed on doors or windows Peeling or faded paint Lights off at night Neglected lawns  Broken windows or obvious issues on the exterior Uncollected mail Why Are These the 6 Signs of

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