Rehab to Rent or Sell?

Posted by Bobby Montagne on Sep 13, 2017

Real estate investors typically seek foreclosed or older homes because they come at a good price. But often times, these types of homes require a little (sometimes a lot) of love. At the end of the day, the work you put into your rehab property should generate a considerable return on investment. So, how does one determine if they should rehab to rent or rehab to sell?

Let’s find out.

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Topics: Home Renovation, Fix And Flip

Staging Tips for Every Season

Posted by Bobby Montagne on Aug 19, 2017

As the seasons change so does the real estate market. It’s important to adapt your home staging strategy and decor for the season. Understanding what each season brings can drive your staging budget and attract buyers.

Here are some tips for staging in all four seasons:

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Topics: Fix And Flip

What is the best financing option for your next Fix and Flip?

Posted by Bobby Montagne on Aug 15, 2017

You’ve been watching a lot of fix and flip TV lately and you’re feeling inspired. You think you have what it takes and you’re ready to embark on your own fix and flip journey. But where do you begin?

The first step in the fix and flip journey is to find financing for the project. Luckily, there are many options available. How do you know which is the best for you? Let’s take a look…

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Topics: Hard Money Lending & Processes, Real Estate, Fix And Flip

6 Smart Technology Upgrades to Help Sell Your Home Faster

Posted by Bobby Montagne on Aug 3, 2017

When picking a property to fix and flip, a few of the most common ways to add value include: kitchen upgrades, finishing basements, a new paint job, and installing new flooring. However, there are a few other not so obvious ways to enhance your property, especially for the millennial crowd.

We live in a day and age where technology dominates our lives. We are more connected than ever through our smart phones, tablets, streaming devices and even our TVs. In a 2015 survey by Better Homes and Gardens, 64% of millennials surveyed were interested in having smart technology in their homes.

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Topics: Home Renovation, Fix And Flip

6 Big Flipper Mistakes: Things Savvy Investors Avoid

Posted by Dylan Synder - Keller Williams Realty on Aug 1, 2017

House flipping is back – or more accurately, it never really left. After the 2008 debacle most investors will agree that the fix and flip market had definitely cooled. Now, however, with conditions once again right for flipping in real estate markets throughout the Washington D.C. area, including Maryland and Virginia, investors are once again enjoying prime conditions for house flipping. Adding more pressure to this opportunity is the potential for additional interest rate hikes, making time critical.

But even with good prospects, the caution flag is still flying in the house flipping arena, and those who earn the most profit from today's fix and flip market will be those who avoid making the following mistakes:

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Topics: Fix And Flip

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