22 03, 2021
  • Instantly-Enhance-Your-Kitchen-Cabinets-With-This-One-Thing-

Instantly Enhance Your Kitchen Cabinets With This One Thing

By |2021-03-18T15:03:42-04:00March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment, Remodeling Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’ve heard the real estate adage: Kitchens and baths sell houses. When it comes to renovating the kitchen in your flip you want to invest money in areas that have the greatest impact on the quality and look of your kitchen, and give you the highest return on your investment. Countertops, appliances, and cabinets are the culinary trifecta. Your cabinets help narrate the design story of your flip—whether they be a classic Shaker style, or something more ornate. You may choose to double stack your cabinets to the ceiling, or stick to a standard height. Sometimes, though, there isn’t enough

11 03, 2021
  • More Homeowners Association Rules You Need to Know

More Homeowners Association Rules You Need to Know

By |2021-03-09T09:01:38-05:00March 11th, 2021|Categories: Curb Appeal, Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment Properties, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A quality renovation can produce a high-end product that brings in a hefty profit. But let’s be real: flipping a house isn’t easy—it can be full of risks and unknowns. Will you uncover termite damage beneath the floor boards? Do the soffits in the kitchen above the cabinets contain ductwork, or are they simply filling the gap between the cabinets and the ceiling? Is the pool in good condition, or will it need to be resurfaced? Although flips can come with many unknowns what you can prepare for are the rules and regulations of your community’s homeowners association (HOA). While

1 03, 2021
  • 2 Things You May Not Know About Bedroom Additions

2 Things You May Not Know About Bedroom Additions

By |2021-02-18T20:00:55-05:00March 1st, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, New Construction, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re thinking about adding a bedroom to your flip you may be aware of certain requirements that must be met for it to be considered a legal bedroom, like minimums for square footage, ceiling height, and egress. But here are two things you should also know if you plan to increase the number of bedrooms in your flip. Your bedroom addition doesn’t require a closet Contrary to what many people may think, in most states you don’t actually have to have a closet in your bedroom addition for it to be considered legal. Of course you wouldn’t want to

27 02, 2021
  • What Qualifies as a Legal Bedroom Addition to Your Flip

What Qualifies as a Legal Bedroom Addition to Your Flip

By |2021-02-18T19:53:02-05:00February 27th, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Along with kitchens and baths, bedrooms are important selling features in a home, and increasing the number of bedrooms in your flip can raise its value and make it more appealing to homebuyers. So if you’ve got the space and the budget, adding a bedroom can be a win-win situation. But not just any added space can be marketed as a bedroom. Your addition must meet certain criteria to be considered legal. You should make sure your room fits the bill before listing your property to avoid issues that will hold up a sale when you find a buyer. Although

27 02, 2021
  • 3 Major Predictions for the 2021 Housing Market, According to Homes.com

3 Major Predictions for the 2021 Housing Market, According to Homes.com

By |2021-02-18T19:43:57-05:00February 27th, 2021|Categories: Potential Markets, Real Estate, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

In 2020 Americans saw historically-low mortgage interest rates, brisk home sales with low home inventory in many markets, and bidding wars. But what kinds of housing market conditions can homebuyers and sellers expect this year? Here are three big predictions compiled by Homes.com. House flippers, we’ve summarized them for you here. Home prices that rise by nearly 10 percent In a mid-December National Association of Realtors (NAR) survey of housing and economic experts, the experts reached a consensus that home prices will increase by 8 percent this year. This bodes especially well for house flippers. An increase in mortgage rates,

22 02, 2021
  • The Pros and Cons of Having a Heated Driveway

The Pros and Cons of Having a Heated Driveway

By |2021-02-18T19:34:05-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Although the prospect of snow in southeastern states is less likely than in some other parts of the U.S., the southeast does experience a notable degree of winter weather. In fact, in December a nor’easter dropped ice across at least four cities in North Carolina. To spare your potential homeowner the hassle of having to sprinkle rock salt to melt ice and snow on their driveway, or having to scatter messy kitty litter for traction on slick surfaces, consider a radiant heating system for your driveway. Before investing in a radiant heating system for your flip, though, it’s best to

16 02, 2021
  • 2 Radiant Heating Systems to Warm Your Driveway and Floors

2 Radiant Heating Systems to Warm Your Driveway and Floors

By |2021-02-18T19:26:00-05:00February 16th, 2021|Categories: Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As a house flipper who operates primarily in southeastern portions of the country, where the prospect of snow is less likely than in other areas, you may not see the need to install heated driveways to melt snow and ice. But states in the southeast do experience wintry weather. For example, Raleigh, North Carolina averages 7.5 inches of snow a year, and Charlotte gets about 6.5 inches each winter. The town of Boone averages about 35 inches of snow annually. Just last year a mid-December nor’easter threatened states from North Carolina to Maine, dropping ice on many parts of the

27 01, 2021
  • 6 Cheap and Easy Fixes to Make the Outside of Your Flip Shine

6 Cheap and Easy Fixes to Make the Outside of Your Flip Shine

By |2021-01-16T21:54:15-05:00January 27th, 2021|Categories: Curb Appeal, Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Outside home renovations get expensive quickly, with even little fixes racking up a costly bill.  Here are five easy tricks to ramp up curb appeal, all for under $50 each:   Spruce up your mailbox Paint your front door Brighten up your sidewalk with path lighting Give your shutters and trim a fresh coat of paint Spring for new house numbers De-grime your driveway Here’s a closer look at each. #1. Spruce Up Your Mailbox One of the first things a potential buyer sees is your mailbox. Spruce it up with some new decal numbers on the side that are

22 01, 2021
  • New House Flippers: Don’t Be Tempted With These 3 Quick Fixes

New House Flippers: Don’t Be Tempted With These 3 Quick Fixes

By |2021-01-04T17:41:24-05:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Real Estate, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As a house flipper, you want to present buyers with the best product possible, so if you find potential issues during your renovation you should thoroughly investigate them, and not simply perform superficial, quick fixes. Here are three quick fixes to avoid, and how to properly check for underlying issues. Painting over a ceiling stain. If you have a stain on a ceiling in your flip your first inclination might be to paint over what appears to be a simple cosmetic issue. While you may cover the ceiling with a fresh coat of paint, you could be covering up a

16 01, 2021
  • Families Are Flocking to Nashville ‘Burbs

Families Are Flocking to Nashville ‘Burbs

By |2020-12-22T16:24:52-05:00January 16th, 2021|Categories: New Home Development, New Homes, Potential Markets, Real Estate, Tennessee, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Many homeowners in big cities across the country are relocating to suburbs in Nashville—a major city that we service. Residents of some of the most populous cities on both the east and west coasts are now making suburbs in Music City U.S.A. their home because of low costs of living and good schools, according to a recent report from realtor.com. “With low taxes and relatively low home prices, when compared on a national level, people from New York, Chicago, and L.A. see a lot of value,” said Cindy Stanton, principal broker of Parks Real Estate—located in the Nashville suburb of

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