With Limited Foreclosures, Is a Short Sale Your Best Option?

Monday, June 09

Foreclosures are becoming a smaller and smaller part of the house flipping market. According to new data out of RealtyTrac, there were 14,484 foreclosure filings in California this March. That marks a 21.6% decrease from the 18,489 foreclosure filings of March 2013. However, California did see ...


Why You Need Rental Real Estate Financing

Monday, June 09

They say it takes money to make money, and that is especially true in rental real estate investing. The upfront capital needed to purchase a rental property can range anywhere from tens of thousands of dollars to millions. Of course, investing in rental real estate is well worth the upfront cos...


Residential Rehab Financing FAQ

Monday, June 09

For many potential house flippers, the most intimidating part of entering the rehabbing market is gaining a solid understanding of residential rehab financing. Read through these frequently asked questions to get a sense of why a rehab loan may be the right choice for you. What are the benef...


Getting Good Deals in a Sellers’ Market

Monday, June 09

It is no secret that we're in a seller's market. Earlier this month a home in San Francisco sold for $600,000 over the asking price and stories like this aren't uncommon, particularly in hot house flipping markets like California, Texas, and New York. Typical homebuyers are having a tough time ...


Is House Flipping Better than Buy & Hold?

Friday, June 06

Have you ever noticed that when you're asked to call "heads" or "tails" during a coin flip, there is one response you always lean toward? Personally, I almost always call "heads." It's not that there's anything inherently better about the head side of the coin versus the tail side -- they're qu...


5 Mistakes that will Turn Your Flip into a Major FlopHouse flipping is

Friday, June 06

House flipping is one of the most lucrative ways to invest in the current housing market, but if you fall victim to one of these five mistakes, you may end up losing your entire investment. Read our list of the five biggest rehab real estate investing mistakes so that you can keep your house fl...