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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

27 09, 2020
  • 3 Inexpensive Ways to Trick-Out Your Flip

3 Inexpensive Ways to Trick-Out Your Flip

By |2020-09-28T16:45:53-04:00September 27th, 2020|Categories: Flipping, Hard Money Loans, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investments, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Flipping a house can be an expensive undertaking. But every improvement to your property doesn’t have to cost a lot to impresses buyers. Consider these three ways to trick-out your flip and win the hearts of buyers without spending a ton of cash. Spruce-Up Your Stairs If you want to customize the wooden stairs inside of your flip painting on a runner can do just the trick. You can give your future homeowner the look of carpeted steps without all of the worrisome maintenance. When choosing a design consider establishing a theme throughout your home. For instance, if your kitchen

22 09, 2020
  • How Low Inventory Could Affect the Housing Market This Fall

How Low Inventory Could Affect the Housing Market This Fall

By |2020-09-21T21:57:07-04:00September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Business, Flipping, Investing, Investment Properties, Real Estate, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Buyers are actively hunting for and purchasing homes to take advantage of the current historically-low mortgage interest rates. Problem is, there aren’t enough houses for sale to meet the increasing demand. It’s a good place to be if you plan to list your flip this fall. According to Keeping Current Matters, a resource that provides housing market insights to real estate agents, Chief Economist Sam Khater of Freddie Mac said a late-summer economic slump was the impetus for such low rates: “Mortgage rates have hit another record low due to a late summer slowdown in the economic recovery…These low rates have

11 09, 2020
  • Texas Flipper Discovers 40K Gallon Pool Beneath Backyard Junk at Hoarder House

Texas Flipper Discovers 40K Gallon Pool Beneath Backyard Junk at Hoarder House

By |2020-09-13T23:06:08-04:00September 11th, 2020|Categories: Cleaning, Flipping, Foreclosures, Investment, Investment Properties|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

When 35-year-old house flipper John Reynolds purchased a dilapidated property just weeks before it was slated for demolition he had no idea that the end result would be enough to make his head swim. The 1950s home had been owned by a hoarder for 20 years, and it sat vacant for more than a year after the homeowner had passed away. Reynolds purchased the property from the local county authority for $20,000. While his primary focus was on the inside of the home he noted that something was off about the backyard, aside from the fact that it was wildly

6 09, 2020
  • How Do I Remove Oil Stains From My Driveway?

How Do I Remove Oil Stains From My Driveway?

By |2020-08-31T22:35:42-04:00September 6th, 2020|Categories: Curb Appeal, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Motor oil stains on your driveway. They’re inevitable. If a car is leaking oil and needs repair, or if there’s a spill while the oil is being changed, a driveway will eventually accumulate these all-too-familiar splotches. If left unaddressed these unsightly blemishes can kill your curb appeal when you put your flip on the market. Some flipping pros estimate that you’d have to spend up to $10,000 to jackhammer and replace your heavily-stained driveway, or shell-out a pretty penny to have it resurfaced. Luckily you don’t have to take either of those budget-busting routes to remedy this problem. Here’s a

27 08, 2020
  • Are Accent Walls Risky?

Are Accent Walls Risky?

By |2020-08-17T18:44:54-04:00August 27th, 2020|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment, Selling, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The accent wall—a single wall that’s painted in a hue that contrasts with other walls in a room—is an ideal way to add a pop of color to a space in your flip without committing every wall to a particular pigment. A majority of remodeling experts agree that the accent wall will be the most popular painting style inside of homes for sale this year, according to a recent poll by home improvement website Fixr. This painting method garnered 41 percent of the votes of experts, while other styles like two-tone walls, patterned walls, murals, and walls with faux painting

22 08, 2020
  • Don’t Turn-Off Buyers: 4 Tips on How to Use Mixed Metals the Right Way

Don’t Turn-Off Buyers: 4 Tips on How to Use Mixed Metals the Right Way

By |2020-08-17T18:37:12-04:00August 22nd, 2020|Categories: Home Improvements|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

You’ve renovated your flip and created an open concept design. You’ve expanded the kitchen footprint, added a fourth bedroom, carved out an additional bath, and installed sliders in the living room for a more open view outdoors. Now for fixtures and finishes. As you near the 5-yard line don’t drop the ball with a mixed metals mishap. The use of mixed metal finishes is a trend that appears to have staying power as fixture and hardware finishes that aren’t matchy-matchy become increasingly popular. But it’s easy to go off the rails with this trend. Experts at HomeLight warn against being

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