Category Archives: investing in real estate

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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Financing a Real Estate Business

Not surprisingly, bank loans for real estate tend to dry up once the bank sees you’ve got more than a couple of properties. Banks are less and less interested in making investment loans when they feel there’s more of a … Continue reading

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Should You Borrow from Friends or Family for Investment Properties?

Borrowing from friends and family is typically frowned upon. The fear that the deal could go bad and you could lose the friendship or cause a family feud of epic proportions is not totally unfounded. There are good reasons to … Continue reading

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Preparing to Fill Out a Loan Application

What it takes to borrow money from different kinds of lenders Even if you’ve filled out a loan application before, you probably feel like just filling out the paperwork is the hardest part of rehab property financing. Dealing with contractors … Continue reading

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Which Rehab Projects Offer the Greatest Returns on Investment?

As a search tool for locating great properties to rehab, we see a lot of ideas about how a house can be fixed up and flipped for maximum profit. Some ideas are much better than others. The things that you … Continue reading

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