Getting into the fix and flip business can be overwhelming, regardless of how much experience you have with doing renovations or working in the real estate market. Before you even begin to think about the other aspects of fix and flip real estate investing, you need to know how to find a property to flip. There are a few different ways you can do this, but the ultimate goal is to pick the best investment for you and your skillset, while aiming for a strong ROI (or return on investment) so your hard word pays off in the end.
Very few people have the cash on hand that is required to fund the construction of a new home. This is why builders, buyers and investors turn to construction loans to finance new builds they couldn’t otherwise afford. But what exactly is a construction loan?
Philadelphia is rich with possibility when it comes to finding the right places to invest in real estate. Whether you’re looking to do a quick fix and flip, purchasing rental property or think you can simply buy low and sell high on an existing property, The City of Brotherly Love is the perfect spot. Its economy is decent and its job prospects are high, meaning you can find some good deals in up-and-coming neighborhoods. But where are these neighborhoods, and what makes them better than the rest?
The word “lien” conjures up images of evil bankers coming for your property, leaving you shivering on the sidewalk. But before you start worrying about liens being placed on your property for some reason, it’s best to educate yourself. We’re here to de-bunk some of the myths behind liens, as well as explain exactly what liens are, the different types of liens and why they happen, and what to do if a lien has been placed on your investment property.
So you’ve found the ideal property, and you’re ready to get moving on construction. But there’s the issue of financing. Unless you’re sitting on a sizable chunk of investment capital, you’re going to need some help. But here’s the challenge: there are a lot of different construction loan options, and deciding which is right for you isn’t as simple as it should be. Where do you even begin?
When it comes to renovating a home, there’s always something new to learn, whether it’s your first flip or your fiftieth. We convinced a few renovation contractors to spill their top three tips they think everyone should know before they embark on a home renovation.
One of our most popular requests to come out of our last two meetups was a discussion around insurance. From natural disasters to business disasters, we are hosting an evening of education in October with guest speaker Maggie Chenault of M A Chenault Insurance Services to help answer all of your insurance questions.
When embarking on a renovation journey, you want to be sure you choose the right person to help you succeed. Depending on the level of work you’re planning to do, you might want an interior designer or a renovation contractor to help with your investment project. If you’re new to the renovation game, you might be wondering how the two differ and what the pros and cons are for each.
Hurricane Florence is quickly approaching the Carolinas and Southern Virginia area. However, that doesn't mean that surrounding areas will not be affected as well. Have you taken the necessary measures to minimize the damage to your investment property?