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4 Inexpensive Renovations Guaranteed to Maximize Resale Value

by Conor Flaherty October 21, 2014
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Selling your house is an emotional process, particularly if you have lived there for a number of years. Where a potential buyer sees an old toilet, you see images of potty training your first child; where a potential buyer sees a stain on the carpet, you see the last physical sign of your awesome birthday […]

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The 3 Habits of a Highly Effective House Flipping Team Leader

by Michael LaCava October 5, 2014
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I have a house flipping team that roughly consists of the following professionals: Contractors Insurance Agents Accountants Attorneys Wholesalers Real Estate Agents Depending on the job, there may be even more than just those six listed above; in some cases, it may number ten or even twelve people all working together — and all managed by […]

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The House Flipper’s Guide to Great Short Sale Deals

by Conor Flaherty October 1, 2014
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Finding a flip that is a good deal is hard. The biggest reason for the difficulty is the intense competition — particularly in markets that are hot, as many are today. I have tried hundreds of strategies to find and secure good deals for a flip, including cold calling, making a bazillion offers, voodoo, praying and […]

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It’s Entirely Possible to Fix & Flip 10 Homes at Once: Here’s How

by Mark Ferguson September 28, 2014
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Throughout most of the country, prices are rising, and investors are scrambling to find deals. My market in Colorado is no different, with prices rising 20 to 40 percent over the last two years. Investors have come back in a big way since the housing market recovered, and it is definitely harder to find deals. […]

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What a Pink Floyd Song Can Teach Us About Flipping Houses

by Michael LaCava September 28, 2014
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“Ticking away the moments that make up a dull day You fritter and waste the hours in an offhand way. Kicking around on a piece of ground in your home town Waiting for someone or something to show you the way. “ – Time, by Pink Floyd By now you probably know that house flipping […]

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My First Flip & Fix: Termites, Hauntings & A Foundation of Dirt

by Matt Faircloth September 26, 2014
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We all have crazy things that have happened to us that seem too out of the ordinary to be true.  This happens in all walks of life, but I have found that there is a special kind of crazy for the stories that have come from real estate investors. I have been in the business […]

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6 Bathroom Remodel Tips Every House Flipper Should Know

by Michael LaCava September 14, 2014
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You probably know that the bathroom is one of the most important rooms when renovating a house flip. This is why you need to equip yourself with a wealth of knowledge, tips and ideas on how to go about remodeling the bathroom before you begin the house flipping process. The kitchen is considered to be […]

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7 Signs You’re Entering Into a House Flipping Disaster

by Michael LaCava September 10, 2014
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Without a doubt, the best way to succeed at house flipping is to identify early warning signs that a deal can potentially go south before it happens. Read on for tell-tale clues that you might be walking into a nightmare of a deal that could cost you thousands. Related: The Five Fundamental House Flipping Team […]

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The 3 Phases of Every Rehab Project

by Kevin Perk August 25, 2014
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Many real estate investors will at some point in their career be involved in a major rehab. Distressed properties that are in need of rehab are often where the deal is found and value can be added. Properties also often need an upgrade after many years of tenant wear and tear. All rehab projects, no […]

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How to Get A Loan To Flip Houses in 4 Steps

by Michael LaCava August 24, 2014
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Nearly everybody I talk to says that “money” is the number one issue that prevents them from getting started flipping houses. I get this question all the time. Thousands of people have asked me this in fact through meetups, REIA meetings, on the BP forum here as well as well as my own personal email list […]

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3 Curb Appeal Tips To Attract More Buyers to Your Flips

by Michael LaCava August 3, 2014
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“Curb appeal” is one of the most important factors that determine how fast you sell your flip. As they drive up the driveway, the outside of the house is the first impression that prospective buyers will get of your property – so what they see first is super important. The curb appeal will give the prospective […]

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7 Sure Ways To Ensure Your Next House Flip Is An Epic Fail

by Michael LaCava July 13, 2014
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Ever since house flipping became a “thing”, thanks to reality television, many people have come out to try their luck with it. Many of them have the desire to do it, but it takes a whole lot more than that to succeed in house flipping. You first need to understand the hard realities of the business […]

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The Truth about Taxes and Your Fix and Flip Business

by Amanda Han July 10, 2014
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During the past few months I have seen quite a few blogs, posts, and comments about how taxes are assessed on fix and flip properties. There seems to be a lot of confusion and conflicting information so I wanted to use my blog this week to focus on some of the basics of how fix […]

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The SHOCKING Truth About Getting Money For Your First House Flip

by Michael LaCava July 7, 2014
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Last week, I talked all about the many benefits of using hard money to fund your first flip. Although there’s lots of people who are “in the know” and completely understand hard money, there are far too many who still think the opposite. Let me tell you why this is so wrong… The “Big Question” […]

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The 5 Things You Will Probably Forget When Rehabbing a House Flip

by Michael LaCava June 22, 2014
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When rehabbing, we often hear about what we should do and what we shouldn’t do…but rarely do people talk about the things we are likely to forget. Admittedly, one of the most difficult part of house flipping is rehabbing. Every house you come across is different since there are so many variables to consider. As […]

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