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22 11, 2020
  • Does the Next House You Sell Need a “Zoom Room”?

Does the Next House You Sell Need a “Zoom Room”?

By |2020-11-20T22:05:58-05:00November 22nd, 2020|Categories: Business, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Working from home has changed a lot about the real estate market – most notably, what buyers are looking for in new homes. That’s where the “Zoom room” comes in. Does the Next House You Sell Need a Zoom Room? You may have already seen the phrase Zoom room in real estate listings – and if you haven’t, you likely soon will. A Zoom room is a space where people can attend videoconferences with a nice backdrop and few distractions. You don’t have to make it an entire space; even a cozy corner marketed that way could help when you’re

16 11, 2020
  • Pests in the Plumbing: 3 Real-World Scenarios Flippers Need to Watch For

Pests in the Plumbing: 3 Real-World Scenarios Flippers Need to Watch For

By |2020-11-20T22:00:44-05:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re flipping houses, you’re already familiar with pest control and all the things you need to do to ensure a space is clear for the people who buy it – but how much have you thought about pests in the plumbing? Pests in the Plumbing: 3 Real-World Scenarios Flippers Need to Watch For Stumped about where a pest problem is coming from? Get eyes-on the plumbing. According to experts, mice and rats, frogs and even roaches can come in through unexpected places. Here’s a closer look at what you need to know. Mice and Rats: No Admittance (Except Through

11 11, 2020
  • 3 Design Features That Make Any Bathroom Look Larger

3 Design Features That Make Any Bathroom Look Larger

By |2020-11-12T21:49:24-05:00November 11th, 2020|Categories: Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Investing, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Kitchens and baths sell houses—you know this firsthand from your experience as a house flipper. However, if the bathroom in your current project is somewhat on the smallish side consider incorporating these design features to make it appear larger without having to increase its footprint. Floating Vanities In a small bathroom it can sometimes be a challenge to give buyers an ample amount of storage and at the same time keep the space looking as roomy as possible. A floating vanity can strike the perfect balance. It can provide plenty of space to store toiletries and other essentials while keeping

6 11, 2020
  • What Is the Most Popular Home Style of 2020 So Far?

What Is the Most Popular Home Style of 2020 So Far?

By |2020-11-07T17:00:48-05:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Home Improvements, Real Estate, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A recent survey conducted by Homes.com asked more than 5,000 Americans across the country to identify their favorite home styles. Participants in the survey were shown photos of popular home styles and asked to vote on which was their favorite of the following seven choices: mid-century modern ranch, Spanish-colonial/Southwest, modern farmhouse, Bohemian craftsman, Tudor, Italianate, and French chateau. The clear winner was the modern farmhouse. This style was preferred by respondents in the majority of states (42 states), which were mostly concentrated in the East, Southeast, and Northwest portions of the country. Participants found the modern farmhouse to be visually

1 11, 2020
  • 3 Design Tricks That Make a Bathroom Look Cleaner

3 Design Tricks That Make a Bathroom Look Cleaner

By |2020-10-27T18:52:04-04:00November 1st, 2020|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

On your next flip give potential buyers a bathroom that’s not only beautiful, but one that’s designed to make dirt less visible—which can mean less scrubbing, less often. Consider these design tricks to deliver just that. Large Floor Tiles Consider using larger tiles on the floor and in the shower. Bigger tiles means less tiles needed to cover surfaces, which translates to fewer grout lines between tiles. This is a good thing because when grout becomes stained and aged it can make a clean bathroom appear less so. So reducing grout lines on your floor and in your shower can

27 10, 2020
  • ‘Insane’ Demand in Housing Market Likely to Continue Into Next Year, Says Redfin CEO

‘Insane’ Demand in Housing Market Likely to Continue Into Next Year, Says Redfin CEO

By |2020-10-27T18:47:31-04:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment, Investment Properties, Real Estate, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The Covid-19 pandemic-fueled housing boom is expected to carry over into 2021, says Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman. That’s good news for flippers who have their sights set on the New Year. House hunters who weren’t able to snatch up a property this year have greater expectations for the next. “There are so many people now who have decided they’re not going to be able to buy a home by year-end who expect to do so going into 2021,” said Kelman in a CNBC interview late this month. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), existing home sales rose 9.4

22 10, 2020
  • 2 Real Estate Rumors About Iconic Buildings: True or False?

2 Real Estate Rumors About Iconic Buildings: True or False?

By |2020-10-19T21:21:14-04:00October 22nd, 2020|Categories: Business, Hard Money, Hard Money Loans, Real Estate, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

You might be a student of house flipping and real estate, or even a seasoned pro, but just like most industries there may be certain tales you’ve heard—stories that sound a little farfetched, but intriguing nonetheless. In a list published this month by The Close, a website dedicated to providing insights to real estate agents and brokerages, some curious real estate rumors are discussed. Are they true, or false? Here are a couple.   True or false: There's a secret apartment atop the Eiffel Tower.   A room with a view?   Rumor has it that the designer and builder of

16 10, 2020
  • 3 Intriguing Real Estate Rumors That Are Really True

3 Intriguing Real Estate Rumors That Are Really True

By |2020-10-19T21:12:41-04:00October 16th, 2020|Categories: Business, Flipping, Home Improvements, Investing, Real Estate, Selling, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Whether you consider yourself to be a student of house flipping and real estate, or a seasoned pro, there may be certain industry tales you’ve heard. In a list published this month by The Close, a website designed to give real estate agents and brokerages strategic insights from industry professionals, some intriguing real estate rumors are discussed…ones you might be surprised to learn are actually true. Here are a few. Mark Zuckerberg bought four homes right next to his. From a financial perspective this doesn’t sound implausible at all—Mark Zuckerberg probably has enough cash to buy-up entire blocks of his

11 10, 2020
  • Do This and Not That When Styling to Sell, According to One Home Stager

Do This and Not That When Styling to Sell, According to One Home Stager

By |2020-10-13T15:07:09-04:00October 11th, 2020|Categories: Curb Appeal, Home Improvements, Remodeling Tips, Selling, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You know that staged houses sell faster and bring higher prices than un-staged ones, but you don’t have cash in the budget to hire a stager for your flip. Don’t worry. L.A.-based home stager and interior designer Anne Carr of Anne Carr Design offers these four tips on how to style and stage your flip to sell. Arrange a room to looks its best, and not necessarily for functionality. For Carr, presentation sometimes takes precedence over practicality. For instance, TV placement in a room. Rather than worry about whether or not a TV is viewable from various vantage points, Carr

6 10, 2020
  • HGTV’s Jasmine Roth Offers 3 Tips to Renovate Your Flip for Less

HGTV’s Jasmine Roth Offers 3 Tips to Renovate Your Flip for Less

By |2020-10-13T14:50:27-04:00October 6th, 2020|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Renovating homes in a way that produces the best results in the most economical way is the primary goal of a flipper. Home renovation expert Jasmine Roth, host of HGTV’s Hidden Potential, Help! I Wrecked My House, and Rock the Block, shares her tips on how to spend less but get more on your next flip renovation. Layer on Top of a Brick Fireplace Brick inside a home can be hit or miss with buyers. Some love the look, which can work well in industrial-style spaces, or in ones with French country character. Other house hunters may feel that the

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