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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...

Is Your Investment Property Ready for Hurricane Florence?

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...

The Complete Guide to Renovation Permits in Philadelphia, PA

When it comes to renovating an investment property, investors rarely — if ever — slap some new paint on the side of the house and walk away with a profit. There are usually a few major repairs, additions, and more. These jobs are called “fix and...

Top Resources for Fix and Flips in Philadelphia, PA

When it comes to fix and flip properties in Philadelphia, PA, there’s a lot of resources you should be aware of — it’s rare to find a property where all you need to rehab it is a bit of paint and elbow grease. The guide below provides helpful...

Curb Appeal: A Conversation with Mark Ferguson of Invest Four More

Successfully completing a fix and flip investment project can be tough. Finding the right property, securing financing, partnering with the right contractor, figuring out renovation and design plans, researching comps, enhancing curb appeal ......