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6 07, 2020
  • Want to Paint Your Boring Concrete Steps? Do This, and Not That

Want to Paint Your Boring Concrete Steps? Do This, and Not That

By |2020-06-18T12:31:09-04:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Curb Appeal, Flipping, How To, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

If you have boring concrete steps leading to the front door of your flip a creative paint design can transform them from unremarkable to unforgettable. A little paint and patience is all it takes to make a statement that increases your curb appeal. Heed these do’s and don’ts to take your entry a step ahead of the rest. Do Clean Carefully Thoroughly scrub your steps clean using a nylon bristle brush and a degreaser. Concrete must be super clean and free of moisture in order for paint to adhere. Allow your steps to dry for at least 48 to 72

1 07, 2020
  • What Causes Nail Pops and How Do You Fix Them?

What Causes Nail Pops and How Do You Fix Them?

By |2020-06-18T12:10:12-04:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Nail pops occur when nail heads pop through the surface of sheetrock walls and create bumps or cracks. Here’s why they happen and how you can fix them if they pop up during your renovation. What Causes Nail Pops? One main cause of nail pops is the movement of wood framing. Over time lumber moves and changes shape ever so slightly as its moisture content fluctuates. During this process the dimensions of the wood—its length, width, and depth—shrink and expand at different rates. This movement causes nails to back out of the drywall and pop through the surface. There are

1 05, 2020
  • Considering Travertine Floors for Your Flip - Let’s Talk Positives and Negatives

Considering Travertine Floors for Your Flip? Let’s Talk Positives and Negatives

By |2020-05-09T09:13:17-04:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: Hard Money|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Travertine is a timeless stone that’s typically found in the mountains of Mexico, Italy, Turkey, Peru, and Iran. It’s stylish and durable, but it doesn’t come without its drawbacks. If you’re considering travertine for your flip take a look at some of the pros and cons. Positives Appearance Travertine is available in a variety of earth tones, like tan, beige, grey, off-white, rust, and brown. It has a surface that’s more subtle than granite or marble, and can give your floors a sense of old-world style. Over time travertine floors develop a patina, which can give them distinct character. Durability

22 04, 2020
  • Red Flag Flips - Signs That You May Need to Skip a Flip (Part 2)

Red Flag Flips: Signs That You May Need to Skip a Flip (Part 2)

By |2020-05-09T09:09:47-04:00April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Hard Money|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Don’t let the profit potential of a flip cloud your better judgement. A property that appears to be a financial homerun could wind up being a money pit if you’re not careful. Beware of these red flags that may mean you need to skip a flip. A Substantial Price Drop The house you’re currently considering was initially a little overpriced, and for that reason you passed it up. A modest price drop of a few thousand dollars helped renew your interest. No red flags there. But when the price of a property is severely discounted, for instance by the tens

16 04, 2020
  • Red Flag Flips - Signs That You May Need to Skip a Flip (Part 1)

Red Flag Flips: Signs That You May Need to Skip a Flip (Part 1)

By |2020-05-09T09:09:14-04:00April 16th, 2020|Categories: Flipping, Hard Money|Tags: , |0 Comments

While you’re in the flipping business to make money, profit potential shouldn’t be your only consideration when deciding whether or not to purchase a property. Beware of these red flags that may mean you need to skip a flip. Lots of Homes for Sale in the Neighborhood If there are lots of homes on the market in the neighborhood it could simply be happenstance, or it could be a red flag that a larger issue is at play. Perhaps land nearby is going to be purposed for something that homeowners don’t want to live near, like a commercial development, or

11 04, 2020
  • The Popularity of Porches - Trends Show Why Your Flip Needs One

The Popularity of Porches: Trends Show Why Your Flip Needs One

By |2020-05-08T23:31:53-04:00April 11th, 2020|Categories: Flipping, Hard Money|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Nearly 65 percent of new single-family homes built in the U.S. in 2018 had porches, according to data from the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) and the U.S. Census Bureau. In what part of the country were porches most common? In the East South Central. Ninety-four percent of single-family homes built in the East South Central division, which includes Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Alabama, were built with porches. Seventy-four percent of newly-built homes in the Mountain division (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming) had porches. In the Pacific division, which includes California, Washington, Oregon, Hawaii, and

6 04, 2020
  • Why Copper Surfaces May Help Sell Your Flip

Why Copper Surfaces May Help Sell Your Flip

By |2020-05-08T23:31:19-04:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Flipping, Hard Money|Tags: , |0 Comments

Copper obviously plays a critical role in plumbing, but it’s becoming an increasingly appealing choice in interior design due to its nature as a germ repellant. According to a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, copper and its alloys like brass and bronze have antimicrobial properties that have been proven to kill more than ninety-nine percent of bacteria within two hours of exposure. Copper has the ability to continuously sanitize its surface and destroy germs like E.coli, MRSA, and Norovirus. The antimicrobial benefits of this metal can be an added selling point for potential homebuyers who

1 04, 2020
  • Why Your Flip Needs a Deck, Porch, or Patio

Why Your Flip Needs a Deck, Porch or Patio

By |2020-05-08T23:30:47-04:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Flipping, Hard Money|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Buyers love outdoor spaces, whether the space is a place for an indoor party to flow outside, a spot to enjoy a morning cup of coffee, or a perch to wave at passersby—many buyers see outdoor spaces as extensions of indoor living. For your next flip consider the benefits. Decks A deck is a great selling feature. It’s a space to have coffee and read the paper, to partake of scenic views, and to unwind with an evening of stargazing. When hosting indoor parties or get-togethers homeowners can open the doors leading to their deck and let guests step out

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