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Archive of Danny Johnson

Danny Johnson (G+) is a real estate investor in San Antonio, TX. Visit his blog: Flipping Junkie - A House Flipping Blog to follow along with him as he shows, in detail, the marketing he is doing, the leads being generated, the lead and deal analysis, the rehabs and really, just about everything. He also provides real estate investor websites at LeadPropeller.com.

Danny has written 39 articles for The BiggerPockets Blog.


Business Management & Productivity*

How to Use a Home Buying Site to Boost Your Conversions & Credibility

by Danny Johnson September 7, 2014
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My wife and I started flipping houses way back in 2003. Time flies, and it’s flying much faster these days. I started a website for buying houses in 2004 or 2005. Looking back, that thing was atrocious. Ok, it wasn’t that bad, but I didn’t really do much with it. It was more of a […]

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Flipping Houses & Rehabbing*

Flipping Houses: It’ll Put Hair On Your Chest

by Danny Johnson July 24, 2013
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I like to tell my kids that certain foods will put hair on their chest. It’s especially funny because my kids are all girls with the exception of the baby. He will surely hear it a lot. There was a particular house that put A LOT of hair on my chest. It also turned much […]

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Real Estate

Planning Which Materials To Use For Your Rehab

by Danny Johnson July 17, 2013
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If you plan on getting started, or are already fixing and flipping houses, planning ahead is always wise. You should be learning about the rehab process. How to find and work with contractors. How to determine repair costs. How to do things correctly so that you don’t wind up losing money… One of things you […]

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Investor Stories and Lessons*

Patience: It’s Not What You Wanted To Hear as a Real Estate Investor

by Danny Johnson July 3, 2013

But it is what we need to hear…and often. Whether you are just starting out in real estate investing, or are a seasoned investor with years and years of experience, you still need to always remember that patience is key. I bring it up because I tend to forget this very simple fact and the […]

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Real Estate Investing Basics*

What To Do Before Taking An Investor To Lunch

by Danny Johnson June 26, 2013

Have you been thinking about taking a successful, local investor to lunch? If not, you should be. Just getting started flipping houses? Learned a lot through the BiggerPockets.com forums and real estate blog and ready to get out there and try your hand at your first flip? Concerned about happening upon situations that you might […]

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Real Estate

Who Is Going To Do The Work On Your Flip House?

by Danny Johnson June 19, 2013
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If you want to flip houses like on all of the reality flipping tv shows, you are going to have to fix those houses up. That should be obvious. If it is not, you might want to look for another way to invest. So who is going to do that work? Are you qualified and […]

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Real Estate Wholesaling*

The Story Of The Wrecked Wholesale Deal

by Danny Johnson June 12, 2013
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One of the students that I am working with texted me about a potential deal this last week. “They want $24k.” That was all I needed to hear. Well, that and the address which showed that it was in a decent part of town and not a war zone. The next text mentioned how they […]

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Flipping Houses & Rehabbing*

9 Incredibly Important Do’s and Don’ts of Flipping Houses

by Danny Johnson May 29, 2013
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We are always hearing about things that we need to be doing and things that we need to not be doing, but they usually aren’t dicussed together. Do this, but don’t do that. That’s what I did with this list of 9 do’s and don’ts when it comes to flipping houses. Do make sure you […]

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Real Estate Investing Basics*

How To Take Your House Flipping Education To The Next Level

by Danny Johnson May 22, 2013

Last week, in my BiggerPockets podcast interview (which I thoroughly enjoyed doing), I mentioned something that I thought about for days after. The more I thought about it, the more profound it really was. What was mentioned was that it is time for many people to step away from the computer and take their education […]

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Flipping Houses & Rehabbing*

The Absolute Best Way To Reduce Your Risk When Flipping Houses

by Danny Johnson May 15, 2013
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In case it wasn’t obvious, flipping houses can be risky business. We’re typically dealing with houses that cost tens and hundreds of thousand of dollars. The stakes are higher. The profits are also higher and that is why so many people are willing to take on the risk. But we can reduce the risk and […]

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Flipping Houses & Rehabbing*

How To Get a Mentor For Flipping Houses in 3 Simple Steps

by Danny Johnson May 8, 2013
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WARNING: TRAP NOT INCLUDED Do you need a mentor? Well no, but it sure does help. I’d wager to say that the vast majority of successful house flippers have had a mentor. There are just so many little things that come up when trying to flip a house that having someone experienced to help you […]

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Flipping Houses & Rehabbing*

51 Times When Flipping Houses Is AWESOME

by Danny Johnson May 1, 2013
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Last week, I went over 43 times when flipping houses is NOT all fun and games. Things are not always hunky-dory, but sometimes it can be a lot of fun. We’ve got to look at the other side of the coin, the side that looks like a coin from Chucky Cheese. Let’s take a look […]

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Flipping Houses & Rehabbing*

43 Times When Flipping Houses Is Not All Fun and Games

by Danny Johnson April 24, 2013
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Flipping houses isn’t always as glamorous as it is usually made out to be. Yeah, there’s good money to be made, but things don’t always work out smoothly. There is work involved. There can also be a lot of frustration. Over the years, we’ve experienced our fair share of frustrating and even scary times. Here’s […]

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Real Estate Investing Basics*

Not Just Flipping Houses For The Money

by Danny Johnson April 17, 2013
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Though the money is pretty nice. But, it’s not just for the money that I do flip houses. There are a lot of reasons and I think the people that succeed at this business are the ones that go into it with more of a reason than to just “make a huge pile of money”. […]

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Flipping Houses & Rehabbing*

Considering a House Flip With 15k Profit? Don’t Do It

by Danny Johnson April 10, 2013
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Not that $15,000 isn’t a bad profit, it’s just that you are unlikely to make that amount and could even lose money. The reason is all of the unexpected costs. I Thought It Was Purchase Price Less Repairs Equals Profit… The house flipping television shows love to show super simplistic formulas for how much profit […]

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