Path to Purchase Step 12

Estimating Rehab Costs

Estimating costs on a rehab can be challenging, especially if you’ve never managed a renovation before. This section may not pertain to those buying out-right turnkey properties, but it’s important to understand the factors of estimating rehabs, since you will inevitably have to do them if you’re a long-term real estate investor.

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Rehab Estimate

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Major Rehab Property Walkthrough and Q&A

If you’re a buy-and-hold investor, you may only want to make your rental property functional and safe. Flippers may upgrade fixtures and appliances to top-of-the line requirements—or revamp a floor plan completely.

Regardless of your strategy, you’ll need to know the methodology behind a successful rehab. Without an accurate budget or scope of work, you’re walking blindly into a project that could take tens of thousands more to complete, or weeks or months more time. Don’t put yourself at risk. Estimate rehab costs using time-tested methods!

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