1 09, 2021
  • Why Should You Shop Around for a Contractor?

Why Should You Shop Around for a Contractor?

By |2021-08-11T19:57:30-04:00September 1st, 2021|Categories: Investment Properties, Tips, Working With Contractors|Tags: , |0 Comments

As a real estate investor, your job is to make the best possible profit from the properties you purchase, renovate and sell – and that means it’s in your best interest to shop around for contractors. But everyone says that; what they don’t tell you is why. This guide explains. Why Should You Shop Around for a Contractor? Shopping around for contractors, even for small jobs, pays off in the end. If you’re unfamiliar with what a job should cost, it’s a no-brainer: You should contact at least three contractors to get price quotes. And even if you are familiar

6 08, 2021
  • 2 MORE Important Tips to Consider Before Buying Your First Flip

2 MORE Important Tips to Consider Before Buying Your First Flip

By |2021-08-09T19:49:31-04:00August 6th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Although flipping houses may be something you’ve always aspired to do, before you dive in headfirst consider these two crucial tips we’ve highlighted from a recent article in House Beautiful magazine. Weigh community amenities before choosing your flip.  Look for positives about a community that can make your potential flip house appealing to buyers. Does the neighborhood have walking paths and parks? Do residents have walkable access to transportation like bike share, or bus or train routes? Are restaurants or other amenities near? What about the school district where your flip is located? Does it have a good reputation? Also,

1 08, 2021
  • 3 Critical Tips Before Your First Flip

3 Critical Tips Before Your First Flip

By |2021-08-09T19:45:37-04:00August 1st, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

You've always been interested in flipping houses. You love real estate, home renovation shows are your jam, and you love DIY projects and getting your hands dirty. Flipping houses seems like the perfect fit for you, right?   Before you begin searching for your first property consider these three important tips we’ve highlighted from a recent article in House Beautiful magazine. Get a mentor If you planned to travel to a foreign country you might first take some time to familiarize yourself with its language, culture, and customs. The same idea can apply to becoming a house flipper. Although you may be

27 07, 2021
  • 4 Trees and Plants Realtors Wish You Would Avoid

4 Trees and Plants Realtors Wish You Would Avoid

By |2021-08-03T23:54:58-04:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Curb Appeal, Home Improvements, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Before you put your flip on the market you obviously want to make sure it looks its absolute best, both inside and out. This means interiors that inspire, and curb appeal that commands attention. Although you may have awesome ideas about how to take your yard to the next level, beware of these four problematic trees and plants that Realtors hope you avoid, according to Apartment Therapy—a home and decor site. We've summarized those plants and trees for you here. Spiky Species of Plants  As you design your landscape consider whether or not your plants are family-friendly—not all plants are suitable

27 07, 2021
  • 4 Smart Ways to Enhance a Small House

4 Smart Ways to Enhance a Small House

By |2021-07-31T23:24:55-04:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Your new flip house is on the smallish side and you want to make the best use of every space so buyers can see that they won’t have to give up functionality or amenities in their potential new home. Here are four wise ways to improve small spaces. Convert the crannies Many houses have an awkward space beneath the stairs that forms somewhat of a right triangle. Instead of sidestepping that area you can convert it into storage for your future homeowner. Think about a space to tuck away things like shoes, kids’ toys, or a dog bed. Or, you

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

6 07, 2021
  • What Is a Property Easement? 4 Types to Know

What Is a Property Easement? 4 Types to Know

By |2021-07-05T19:01:44-04:00July 6th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Real Estate, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

An easement gives a person or an organization a legal right to access land—but only for a specific purpose. For example, a utility company might have an easement on a property in order to gain access to water and sewer lines. Based on a recent article from Zillow, we answer some key questions about easements below, and explain how one may impact your flip: Does your potential flip property have an easement? You’ve got your eye on a property and you plan to make an offer. But how do you know if it has an easement?  You shouldn’t have to

1 07, 2021
  • 2 Things Your Homeowners Association Can’t Do

2 Things Your Homeowners Association Can’t Do

By |2021-06-29T18:01:13-04:00July 1st, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Investment Properties, Real Estate, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Flipping a house can be a financially rewarding venture, but it can also be full of unknowns and questions. Will there be hardwoods beneath the orange shag carpet? Will you uncover termite damage behind the drywall? Is the wall between the kitchen and the living room load-bearing? Should you expand the master bath to include a separate tub and shower? We could go on. Although flips can come with many unknowns that are difficult to anticipate what you can prepare for are the rules and regulations of your community’s homeowners association (HOA). HOA ordinances are intended to help the neighborhood

22 06, 2021
  • 2 More Ways to Make Your Roof a Selling Poin

2 More Ways to Make Your Roof a Selling Point

By |2021-06-22T06:05:51-04:00June 22nd, 2021|Categories: Curb Appeal, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Random homebuyer: “The house was beautiful, but I really fell in love with the shingles!”  While you may never hear that sentence uttered by a homebuyer, the condition of a home’s roof is still a key consideration in a sale, and it can make or break a deal. Consider these two ways to help make the roof of your flip a selling point, according to HomeLight. Advertise your new roof. Even though it's currently a seller's market, your flip is still competing with other homes in your area. Anything you can do to make your property stand apart from the

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