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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 ......

Top Resources for Fix and Flips in Baltimore, MD

There’s a lot that goes into a home you purchase to fix and flip in Baltimore, MD — it’s more than just slapping on a fresh coat of paint. You need to know where to buy, what price to sell at, where to get your supplies, contractors to call for...

Everything You Need to Know about Renovation Permits in Baltimore, MD

Renovating your Baltimore investment property can do wonders for its aesthetic appeal, not to mention its value. And thankfully, most of the small things don’t require any sort of permit. You can paint, install new cabinetry, do minor electrical...

4 Books Every Fix and Flip Investor Must Read in 2018

The easiest way to learn something new is often to pick up a book and read about it - fix and flip investing is no different.

Which Renovations Should You Handle Yourself and Which to Leave to the Pros

One of the most tempting things to do during a fix and flip is to short-circuit the contractor process by taking care of renovations yourself. The problem is, this can end up costing you time and money - and if the job is big enough, it might...

Want to Minimize Costs on a Fix and Flip? Materials Matter.

Fix and flip investing is all about minimizing your costs wherever possible - after all, every dollar you save during the renovation process is another dollar in your pocket when all is said and done.

3 Hottest Renovations for Fix and Flip Properties

If you’re planning a fix and flip investment in the near future, you already know that your success (and your profit) will depend on which renovations you choose to undertake.