Walnut Street Finance Blog

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Fix and Flip Real Case Study - A Historic Home

Historic Fix and Flip Brings New Glory to an Old Beauty

Here’s the story of a Walnut Street Finance fix and flip team that converted a historic home in Maryland from a dive to a total gem. The results and benefits brought them out on top. Just...

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...

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...

"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...

5 Ways to Save On a Fix and Flip in the Winter Months

As the thermometer drops, life seems to head to the slow lane. We tend to stay in more, hunkering down, pushing our projects off to the spring. But winter is actually a great time to hunt out real estate deals and keep plugging away at house...

Top 4 Negotiation Tips for Real Estate Investors

Negotiations are an important part of having a successful investment property. Regardless of whether you rely on your own cash, friends and family money, banks, or private hard money lenders, you want the property acquired at the lowest possible...

Renovate vs. Rebuild - The 5 Major Differences You Need To Know

Renovate or rebuild: This is the ultimate decision when considering a real estate investment. This choice will determine how profitable your investment will be in the long run, so here are 5 major differences you should be aware of before you...

Having Trouble Finding Properties to Fix and Flip? Try a Wholesaler!

Trouble finding properties? You are not alone. When the housing inventory is low and competition is high, it is a real challenge! We hear about investors ready for a project, but just can't find the right property.

Why Living Close to Your Fix and Flip Project Makes Sense

If you’re looking for that next fix and flip investment, it makes sense to consider a project closer to your home or work. Investing in different markets has its benefits, but easy access can mean a shorter commute to the job site (traffic is...

Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before My First Real Estate Investment...As Told By the Pros

Ever walk into a new home and wonder, who thought this was a good idea? Green shag carpet, everywhere! (Keep reading to see picture proof - we're not kidding.) From structure to design, there's a lot that goes into building or fixing and flipping...