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Best Markets For Flipping Houses: A 5-Minute Guide

Best Markets For Flipping Houses: A 5-Minute Guide

Reading Time: 7 minutes The secret to becoming a successful house flipper is not only knowing what investment strategy you want to follow but also how to spot the markets that are ripe for investment in the first place. In 2020, house flippers have earned solid gross profits on average, with most investors bringing

The Steps To Calculating Costs To Borrow Hard Money

The Steps To Calculating Costs To Borrow Hard Money

Reading Time: 3 minutes Step 1: Know The Home’s Purchase Price First, find out the home’s purchase price or determine the amount you’ll bid. This is the base amount of the transaction. You won’t borrow this full amount since you’ll need a down payment, but it’s the basis of the calculation. The home’s purchase

How Much Does A New Fence Add To Your Home Value?

How Much Does A New Fence Add To Your Home Value?

Reading Time: 3 minutes You want top dollar for the home you’re selling – who doesn’t? But buyers look at a lot of facts and figures including whether the home has a fence.  So does a new fence add to your home value?  It depends. In many areas, it’s a resounding ‘yes.’ In other

What Questions To Ask Before Flipping Houses

What Questions To Ask Before Flipping Houses

Reading Time: 7 minutes House flipping is an increasingly popular method of real estate investing which can be highly profitable if the investor is able to take the right steps at the right time. Despite this popularity, not all house flips are successful or profitable, and less experienced investors may find themselves in a

What Is A Distressed Property?

What Is A Distressed Property?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Striking a deal when buying a home is every homebuyer’s dream. Sometimes, though, the super low prices come at a cost – it may be a distressed property. It’s not a bad thing to buy a property that’s distressed, but knowing what you’re getting into is crucial. Buying distressed properties

What Kind Of Homes Are The Best To Flip?

What Kind Of Homes Are The Best To Flip?

Reading Time: 7 minutes Locating properties that have the potential to be great flips can prove challenging if you are new to the industry. Investing in real estate is a great way to expand your income and get exposure to one of the world’s biggest and safest asset classes, and house flipping is easily

How To Buy Abandoned Property

How To Buy Abandoned Property

Reading Time: 7 minutes Quick Summary Investing in abandoned property often gets a bad reputation from real estate investors. The real estate industry puts a lot of stake into turnkey properties, and experts will often push less experienced investors towards homes that are easiest to renovate and sell. Their reasons are valid; less intensive

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How To Get Comps On A House?

Reading Time: 7 minutes What are comps in real estate? In real estate, the term ‘comps’ is an abbreviation of ‘comparable properties’. The goal when assessing comparable properties (comps) is to gain a realistic valuation of your home, based on recent sales history in the area.  For instance, if you were flipping a house

What Is The Average Net Profit For Flipping A House

What Is The Average Net Profit For Flipping A House?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Buying a house at below market value, fixing it up, and selling it is house flipping and it can be profitable. Just how profitable depends on the situation. Some investors make as much as $100,000 or more and others make less than $20,000. So what’s the average? Typically, the average

How Many Houses Can You Flip In A Year?

How Many Houses Can You Flip In A Year?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Quick Summary House flippers want to make as much money as possible, but how many houses can you flip in a year?  The sky is the limit. There aren’t any regulations stating you may only flip ‘X’ number of houses per year. It depends on your finances, time management, and