Category Archives: investing in real estate

Why Invest in Rental Properties, and How to Find the Money

If you’re thinking about investing in real estate, you’ve made a good decision. If you’re interested in investing in rental properties, you’ve made an even better decision. Real estate is one of the strongest and most stable investments available. Real … Continue reading

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Which Renovations Increase Home Values The Most?

What are the most important renovations to make? This is the most common question people ask before starting a renovation project. The possibilities are endless. However, increasing the value of your home should be at the top of your list. … Continue reading

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Why Borrowing Money From Family or Friends Increases Your Investment Risk

“Neither a borrower or lender be.” So said Shakespeare, in the play “Hamlet”. However, if you are a serious fix and flip investor, it is more than a little likely that you will require funding from one source or another … Continue reading

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8 Tips to Maximize Profits When Rehabbing Properties

While the thrill of the hunt for that perfect property can be a real draw for some, a serious fix and flip investor is aware that rehabbing a property takes talent, time, and money. If you are planning to make … Continue reading

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Fix and Flip Properties: What to DIY

You are taking on a fix and flip project and your rehab and repair list feels like it is ten miles long. If you hire a contractor for every single item, you may find yourself out of money quickly, no … Continue reading

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Adding Curb Appeal to Your Fix and Flip Property

The inside of a home is where people spend most of their time, it’s true, but the exterior of a property is what they will see first. When you are working on a fix and flip, it makes sense to … Continue reading

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Can You Afford to Flip a House?

Flipping a house may seem like a quick and easy way to make a profit, but if you have not thought about the bigger financial picture you should spend some time figuring out if you can afford to fix and … Continue reading

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What Jobs Should I Hire Out to a Contractor?

When rehabbing an investment property, there are certain jobs that you can do yourself, and others that it is recommended that you hire out to a licensed contractor. Just the fact that these professionals are licensed means that they are … Continue reading

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How to Set a Realistic Budget to Fix and Flip

When you fix and flip a house, there are many ways to go. Depending on a number of factors, you will have to budget accordingly. In particular, time is a key factor, as there is a big difference between fixing … Continue reading

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Top Rehab Skills to Master for a Successful Fix and Flip

In order to rehab the inside of a house and then resell it, there are certain skills that are essential to master in order to save money on your project and get the job done within the required timeframe. Luckily, … Continue reading

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