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Our Expectations Regarding Real Estate Inventory in 2018

Reduced inventory has been a blessing and a curse for house flippers over the last few years. According to Forbes, 967,604 homes were for sale in November 2010. In November of last year, that figure was down to 653,347. On

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How Did the House Flipping Industry Perform in 2017

Last month, ATTOM Data released its report on the house flipping industry for the third quarter of 2017. The numbers show an overall downturn for rehab investors across the country, but there are numerous pockets where the trends are actually

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Housing Affordability Continues to Decline

The National Association of Home Builders has reported that home affordability declined in the third quarter of 2017. However, more than half of families that earn the US median household income of $68,000 can afford to buy a home in

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What Successful House Flippers Know

HGTV has given many would-be house flippers the impression that flipping homes is easy. Nothing could be farther from the truth. House flipping is in fact a job, and it’s a job that requires a great deal of skill, planning,

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More Investors Seeking House Flipping Loans

The number of rehab investors who utilize house flipping loans has been on the rise over the last decade. In fact, a recent report out of ATTOM Data Solutions found that a full third of house flippers used financing to

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Things to Look for in a Private Money Lender

Choosing the right private money lender for your house flipping loans is about more than just the numbers. Of course, the numbers are important, and the terms of your loan should be a top consideration. But don’t make the mistake

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Real Estate Trends to Watch for in Fall of 2017

It’s nothing but good news for house flippers this fall. All of the real estate Fall 2017 trends follow what we’ve seen over the last few years – low inventories, rising home prices, increased buyer confidence, and rising rents. Whether

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What is Debt Coverage Ratio?

You may have seen the term “DCR” or “DSCR” while learning about flipping properties and had no idea what it meant. One of the downfalls of property investors is that we use far too many TLAs – three letter acronyms.

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Guide to Using Our Deal Analyzer

All the house flipping tips in the world won’t save your flip if you don’t take the time to do the math before you make your investment. Being diligent about the numbers upfront can save you a great deal of

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Acquisition Strategies Used by Experienced House Flippers

If your only method for finding new investment properties is surfing the MLS, you’re likely far behind your competition in terms of deals. We can provide you with all the house flipping tips in the world, but if you can’t

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How to Find Top-Notch Contractors for Your Flip

In the battle for worst people to work with, contractors give lawyers a run for their money. It seems that every house flipper has horror stories about contractors who fell way behind schedule, delivered shoddy work, or simply didn’t finish

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Guess Which Room Generates the Most ROI When Remodeling?

Which room would you think has the potential to generate the best ROI in a house flip? The master bedroom? The kitchen? The answer is actually the bathroom. A mid-range bathroom remodel during house flipping has the great potential return

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House Flipping: Our Big Tips for Big Returns

House flipping is both a science and an art. There are mathematic principles that should be abided by, but there’s also a fair amount of gut instinct and taste involved, both of which are nearly impossible to teach. You’ve heard

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What to Expect for Summer 2017 Real Estate

Summer is upon us, and the house flipping market is as hot as ever. Despite foreclosures being at their lowest rate since before the Great Recession, flippers across the country are making excellent returns on their investments. Homes purchased in

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3 Ways to Market Your Flip

You can put all of the time and effort in the world into beautifully renovating a home, making sure every penny of your house flipping funding is used wisely and effectively; but if you’re not able to resell that home

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