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The Book on Estimating Rehab Costs

By: J Scott

About the book:

How much does it really cost to flip a house? In this new second edition, get all the updated costs, upgrade details, and associated values when it comes to estimating your next renovation!

Determine how to accurately estimate all the costs you are likely to face during renovation—and get all of your rehab questions answered in a single place! In The Book on Estimating Rehab Costs, expert real estate investor and fix-and-flipper J Scott reveals the tried-and-tested steps of his professional framework and his methodology for precisely evaluating renovation costs from hundreds of his own successful rehab projects. Learn every detailed tip, trick, and tactic you need to accurately budget any house flipping project or investment property renovation.

You don't need to be a contractor to flip houses, but you do need to know the fundamentals of budgeting and pricing your renovation—including everything from cosmetic renovations to complex installations and upgrades. Whether you are preparing to walk through your very first rehab project or you’re an experienced home flipper, this handbook will be your guide to identifying renovation projects, creating a scope of work, and staying on budget to ensure a timely profit!

$19.99
$29.99
$44.99

This package includes...

    • • The paperback book
    • • The e-book—for your Kindle or other devices
    • • A zip-file of all the paperwork you need to flip houses! These 10 documents include estimation templates, sample independent contractor agreements, and so much more!
    • • A new 5-chapter eBook by J Scott: "What Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know About Economic Cycles"
    • • A 10-page Inspection Checklist Worksheet you can start using on flips today!
    • • "How to Flip Houses Using Other People's Money!" a video interview with Brandon Turner and J Scott

$44.99

Inside, you'll discover:

  • Inspect every aspect of a property to create your renovation scope
  • Decide which upgrade options provide the biggest bang for your buck
  • Identify the 150+ most common renovations you'll likely encounter
  • Recognize big problems (like mold and termites!) and quickly fix them
  • Assign accurate prices to every rehab task to build a detailed budget
  • Determine which contractors are best for certain repairs or projects
  • Break down the top 25 basic components of a renovation
  • And so much more!

About the Author(s):

J Scott is a full-time entrepreneur and investor, living in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. In 2008, J and his wife, Carol, decided to leave their 80-hour work weeks in Silicon Valley to move back East, start a family, and try something new: real estate. Since then, they have bought, built, rehabbed, sold, lent-on, and held over 300 deals, encompassing over $40 million in transactions. J also runs the popular website 123Flip.com, is an active contributor on BiggerPockets.com, and is the author of three books on real estate investing. His books have sold more than 100,000 copies in the past five years and have helped investors from around the world get started investing in real estate.

Details:

  • Pages: 205
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: BiggerPockets Publishing LLC
  • Publisher Date: 1/3/2019

Inside, you'll discover:

  • Inspect every aspect of a property to create your renovation scope
  • Decide which upgrade options provide the biggest bang for your buck
  • Identify the 150+ most common renovations you'll likely encounter
  • Recognize big problems (like mold and termites!) and quickly fix them
  • Assign accurate prices to every rehab task to build a detailed budget
  • Determine which contractors are best for certain repairs or projects
  • Break down the top 25 basic components of a renovation
  • And so much more!

About the Author(s):

J Scott is a full-time entrepreneur and investor, living in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. In 2008, J and his wife, Carol, decided to leave their 80-hour work weeks in Silicon Valley to move back East, start a family, and try something new: real estate. Since then, they have bought, built, rehabbed, sold, lent-on, and held over 300 deals, encompassing over $40 million in transactions. J also runs the popular website 123Flip.com, is an active contributor on BiggerPockets.com, and is the author of three books on real estate investing. His books have sold more than 100,000 copies in the past five years and have helped investors from around the world get started investing in real estate.

Details:

  • Pages: 205
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: BiggerPockets Publishing LLC
  • Publisher Date: 1/3/2019
  • ISBN: 9781947200128

Inside, you'll discover:

  • Inspect every aspect of a property to create your renovation scope
  • Decide which upgrade options provide the biggest bang for your buck
  • Identify the 150+ most common renovations you'll likely encounter
  • Recognize big problems (like mold and termites!) and quickly fix them
  • Assign accurate prices to every rehab task to build a detailed budget
  • Determine which contractors are best for certain repairs or projects
  • Break down the top 25 basic components of a renovation
  • And so much more!

About the Author(s):

J Scott is a full-time entrepreneur and investor, living in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. In 2008, J and his wife, Carol, decided to leave their 80-hour work weeks in Silicon Valley to move back East, start a family, and try something new: real estate. Since then, they have bought, built, rehabbed, sold, lent-on, and held over 300 deals, encompassing over $40 million in transactions. J also runs the popular website 123Flip.com, is an active contributor on BiggerPockets.com, and is the author of three books on real estate investing. His books have sold more than 100,000 copies in the past five years and have helped investors from around the world get started investing in real estate.

Details:

  • Pages: 205
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: BiggerPockets Publishing LLC
  • Publisher Date: 1/3/2019
  • ISBN: 9781947200128