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6 08, 2020
  • 5 Timeless Kitchen Looks That Won’t Go Out of Style      

5 Timeless Kitchen Looks That Won’t Go Out of Style      

By |2020-07-30T19:34:17-04:00August 6th, 2020|Categories: Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

As the saying goes: Trends come and go, style is forever. Consider these five kitchen styles that will have mass appeal with potential buyers, and stand the test of time. White Cabinets White will never be considered a cabinet color of the moment. A crisp, fresh white kitchen is always en vogue so cabinets painted in this shade will always be in demand. If you’ve got a small kitchen and want to reflect light to make it feel larger white cabinets can be an ideal choice. They can also act as a backdrop for other colors or accents you plan

22 07, 2020
  • Go-To Home Upgrades From Flipping Expert Tarek El Moussa

Go-To Home Upgrades From Flipping Expert Tarek El Moussa

By |2020-07-07T15:55:55-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, How To, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Southern California flipping pro Tarek El Moussa performs flip upgrades that fetch a pretty penny for his properties. In his HGTV show, “Flipping 101 with Tarek El Moussa,” the property pundit shows amateur flippers the ropes and the house upgrades that really pay off. A recent article by Realtor.com highlights El Moussa’s go-to upgrade designs. Here, we explore them in more detail. Dark Tile Drama Keeping your designs light, airy and neutral is a common mantra when it comes to house flipping. After all, you want the aesthetics of your property to appeal to as many house hunters as possible,

16 07, 2020
  • Tips on How to Care for Your New Sod Lawn

Tips on How to Care for Your New Sod Lawn

By |2020-07-07T16:00:31-04:00July 16th, 2020|Categories: Curb Appeal, Home Upgrades, How To, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

When it comes to cultivating the lawn of your flip you can use grass seed, which is a long-term approach to a green lawn, or you can lay sod for instant lush. Sod doesn’t come cheap, so you want to make sure your investment lasts. Follow these tips to properly nurture your sod and impress potential buyers with a green landscape. Watering In order for your new sod lawn to develop strong roots it will require a good amount of attention. It needs to be watered every day, twice a day—for about 20 minutes each time—for at least the first

11 07, 2020
  • Flipping Pro Tarek El Moussa’s Go-To Upgrades That Add Major Home Value

Flipping Pro Tarek El Moussa’s Go-To Upgrades That Add Major Home Value

By |2020-07-07T15:44:33-04:00July 11th, 2020|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Realtor.com recently composed a list of flip upgrades that consistently pay off for Southern California flipping pro Tarek El Moussa—design upgrades that he teaches his protégés on his HGTV show, “Flipping 101 with Tarek El Moussa.” Here, we break down that list for you. Super-Spacious Showers It’s no secret that kitchens and baths sell houses and El Moussa encourages his students to go big or go home when it comes to the size of showers in master baths. So if you have to remove a wall, or steal space from a closet—or other area—in order to expand your shower, it’s

27 11, 2019

4 Best Trees to Plant for Great Curb Appeal

By |2020-01-16T08:14:25-05:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: Selling|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Draw buyers into your next flip with trees that can add lasting beauty to any landscape design. Consider these four options to anchor your lawn. Crepe Myrtle For warmer climates (zones 7 to 9) the crepe myrtle can be ideal. Not only does this tree add instant color to a front yard, but it blooms during the hottest days of summer and is super drought tolerant. Since the crepe myrtle can reach over 15 feet tall and wide you should plant it far away enough from the house to prevent issues as it matures. Blue Spruce If you're looking to

4 10, 2019
  • How to Clean Grime From Window Tracks

How to Clean Grime From Window Tracks

By |2019-10-07T22:12:50-04:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Cleaning, Home Improvements, How To, Selling, Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

When you're flipping a house, little details matter almost as much as the big ones do - and that includes things you think people will never look at, like window tracks. But how do you get years of dirt and grime out of them so they sparkle like new? Here's the trick. How to Clean Grime From Window Tracks You don't need any special equipment to clean grime from window tracks, even if it's been building up for years. Here's what you need: Disposable cleaning cloths or paper towels Putty knife or butter knife Spray bottle Toothbrush Vacuum with a

13 08, 2019

3 Little Quirks That Could Prevent Your Flip From Selling

By |2019-09-04T17:14:16-04:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Flipping, How To, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

When you secure a hard money loan to buy a house and flip it, you're counting on being able to sell it - but what if it has one of these three issues? 3 Little Quirks That Could Prevent Your Flip From Selling When you're selling a house - even if you've put a ton of work into it and you feel like it's move-in ready - there are three things that could discourage buyers from making an offer: A front door that sticks Noisy plumbing Squeaky floors Let's have a closer look at each. House Quirk #1: A front

21 07, 2019
  • 2019 Paint Colors - What to Know Before You Paint an Investment Property

2019 Paint Colors: What to Know Before You Paint an Investment Property

By |2019-06-23T17:54:54-04:00July 21st, 2019|Categories: Hard Money, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you're buying, fixing and selling homes for a living, part of your job is creating a house that appeals to the widest range of buyers. That includes choosing the right colors - the ones that buyers love. Check out these 2019 paint colors that buyers are trending toward before you head to the home improvement store. 2019 Paint Colors: What to Know Before You Paint an Investment Property Nature is really heavy in paint this year, and woodland colors are definitely in. For this category, opt for earthy gray and warm brown, like: Antler velvet Fallen leaves Warm stone

13 07, 2019

Built-In Bathroom Storage: What You Need to Know for Your Flip

By |2019-06-23T17:54:13-04:00July 13th, 2019|Categories: Hard Money, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

When you're flipping houses for a living, you already know that it's your job to deliver on what buyers want. And right now, that's bathroom storage. Built-In Bathroom Storage: What You Need to Know for Your Flip Built-in bathroom storage helps sell houses. Space is at a premium in these rooms, which are typically the smallest in the house, and buyers are always looking for ways to get the most out of what they have. Rather than investing in a walk-in shower and a luxury tub (although those can be huge money-makers for investors, too), think about adding built-in storage

1 07, 2019
  • Smart Renovations - What You Need to Know - Paces Funding

Smart Renovations: What You Need to Know

By |2019-06-23T17:53:26-04:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Hard Money, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

When you take out a hard money loan to flip a house, you know you'll be making improvements and renovations - but you have to choose wisely, or your entire profit will get eaten up by the things you add to the space. So how do you figure out which renovations are smart ones, and which ones are a waste? Here's what you need to know. What Are Smart Renovations? Smart renovations are those that bring you the most "bang for your buck." You probably don't want to gut a kitchen and put in all marble countertops, energy efficient appliances,

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