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Hot Fix & Flip Markets for 2020

Top Markets for Fix & Flip Investors

One of the biggest elements affecting real estate investment profitability is location, location, location. Luckily, there is no shortage of fix & flip markets that are hot for 2020.

Multi-Family Fix and Flips - 5 Reasons to Make Your Next Fix and Flip a Multi-Unit Property

The most recent housing forecasts indicates that Millennials are now hot to purchase single family homes in suburbs with easy access to amenities and cities. But a major wrinkle in this scenario is that even though demand is up, supply is too low...

What is a Hard Money Loan? Back to Basics.

What is a Hard Money Loan?

Simply, hard money loans allow you to borrow money using a real estate private lender instead of a bank. The definition of a hard money loan is that the real estate property serves as the “hard” asset to back the loan.

Looking To Do A Fix and Flip? Make Sure Your Neighborhood Has These 4 Characteristics

Making the decision to become a fix-and-flipper is only half the battle - in fact, it’s the easiest part of the battle. The most difficult half is deciding where you’ll focus your property search and what the specific property will be. Of course,...

Fix and Flip Reality- So Much Better Than HGTV! Here's a real story...

Real Fix and Flip Before

Do you love watching shows like Fixer Upper and Flip or Flop? Watching the months of labor sped up over a 45-minute episode to reveal a gorgeous house is so satisfying. But as any flipper knows, there is a lot of elbow...

Here's Why Bad Credit Won't Keep You From Getting Funding for Your Fix and Flip

We see it all the time: A prospective borrower with a brilliant plan is interested in an investment property for a fix and flip - but at the crucial moment, their plans are dashed by a less-than-perfect credit score. Why? Because bad credit is...

"Flip" Isn't a Four Letter Word!

FL!P ISN’T A FOUR LETTER WORD

Do your palms start to sweat at uttering “I flip houses” because of some bad press? As a real estate investor, you should be confident and proud of what you do. Although at times it can be a dirty job, house flipping...

Your Handy Fix and Flip Checklist Before Getting a Hard Money Loan

Let’s say you’ve been driving around the neighborhood and you see a couple of diamonds in the rough with for sale signs out front. Your inner DIYer’s interest is piqued and you think “wow, that house could be gorgeous if only I could get my hands...

3 Things to Check Before Selling That Fix and Flip

Fixing and flipping a home is no small task. While it can be an exhilarating and rewarding way to turn a profit, it certainly requires some hard work and the willingness to take on a little bit of risk.

2020 Real Estate Forecast

Let's look forward into the 2020 Real Estate Market and see what we can see. Meteorologists have the thankless task of predicting whether we should grab an umbrella or sunglasses as we dash out the door. But they don’t have crystal balls, so you...