New member from Alabama

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Hi, my name is Lisa Johnson and I'm from Foley, AL.  I have always been interested in real estate and started off my career in mortgage lending.  Currently, I am a Career Coach but I feel drawn back to my first passion.  That is why I want to start flipping houses.  The idea of taking an old, run down home and turning it into someone's dream, while improving the neighborhood, really excites me.  I love every aspect of this process from finding the deal, to demo, to making it great, and finally selling, is what I feel I'm meant to do.  I am just getting started on this journey so any advice would be greatly appreciated.  Thank you!

Welcome @Lisa Johnson .  There are so many great resources on BP.   Also, I would  suggest meeting some other fix and flippers in your area and offer your assistance to learn some ropes.  Best to you in pursuing your passion!  

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Welcome Lisa,

We're in the middle of our first flip and we're tired! Lol.

Seriously though, it's been rewarding and fun so far, with a lot of hard work, which we plan to mostly contract out next time. :)

We wish you the best!


Hi Toxey,

I'm excited for your first flip!  I wish you great success.

Maybe in the not too distant future, I will be able to say I'm working on my first flip too.

Best Regards,


@Lisa Johnson  I have been working on finding a decent flip myself. I keep striking out due at the moment. Haven't had a good bid accepted but it is just a matter of time. 

It is just about taking action and learning the market. I would also say that having a partner helps alot.  I have been fortunate to have a partner helping me out recently. So just a few things from my journey!  

Happy Investing!

@Lisa Johnson

Welcome!  We flip houses in Baldwin & Mobile Counties.  We did one earlier this year in Daphne, and lots of opportunity for good buys in Foley.  Let me know if you ever want to chat real estate.  I live over in Fairhope and I'm a Realtor as well.  I would love to be of assistance.  Best of luck flipping your first house!

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