Flipped my first house in San Diego

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I have been a buying and holding SFR in San Diego for the last 10 years and decided to try to do my first flip. I bought the house in Lakeside for 350k. I spend 70k to fix it up and sold it for 519k. The rehab took a little long. (over 4 month to do) I am now having a really hard time finding my next deal. Hoping i can find another soon. If anyone has any advise on how to find my next flip please let me know.

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Awesome David, it looks great! San Diego is a tough market right now, got to be quick! If you ever are in need of financing I can connect you with a great private money lender who works with lots of contractors to fund fix and flips. I'm also an agent if you ever need one feel free to send me a message. Good luck!

@David Morrison very cool thread! As you know I am also a Southern California member looking for my first flip in socal San Diego county riverside county. Any tips pointers? I feel I will have to make offers on tons of homes because of the market.  Did I do the math right on your project almost a 100k profit? 

Congrats, David!! How exciting!  

I know everyone feels how tight the market is out there right now. However, I see and am funding rehab deals every day, so don't be discouraged. It may take a bit of effort, but they're definitely out there. I would suggest going out and networking as much as possible. It definitely pays to get your name out there and develop relationships.  =)

Good luck on your search for the next project!


@David Morrison , nice work. The house turned out beautifully. The market is tight right now, as has been mentioned, but there are a lot of investors still picking up deals. Several that I'm seeing right now are the investors picking up smaller houses on the MLS and adding square footage. Best of luck.

Hello everybody . It’s crazy I’m only 24 but I’ve been saving every little dollar up . I’m looking to hopefully close on my first apartment unit in Texas within the next year . But I’m still All new to this I would definitely like somebody to lookup to you know . Thanks

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