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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,...

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...

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.

2019 Interior Design Trends for Your Fix and Flip

With Marie Kondo and her posse of people who are Tidying Up, interior design trends are seeing some changes in 2019. Sustainability and minimalism are very on trend, although maximalism is also making a comeback, but not in a hoarder’s sort of...

Flipping Houses With No Money

Flipping houses can be a great way to make some extra cash, especially if you’re handy and can do a majority of the work yourself. You might think you need a substantial amount of money in the bank in order to purchase houses to flip, but that’s...

How to Find Houses to Flip

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...

Everything You Need to Know About Liens

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...

Three Things Your Renovation Contractor Wants You to Know

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...

Interior Designer vs. Renovation Contractor: Who Should You Choose For Your Project?

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...