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Making the Difference Between a Flip and a Flop

House flipping is not a foreign topic to most people thanks to the success of popular shows like Flip This House and Flip or Flop.  However, what many people do not realize is that some of the most successful investors

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House Flipping: The Pros Weigh In

HouseFlippingHQ.com published an article that contains some really insightful tips from the pros.  The author spoke to 20 seasoned house flippers and asked them each the same three questions: What is your number one piece of advice for someone who

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Good News in Southern California

Recent data out of real estate firm CoreLogic shows that the Southern California housing market is still on the rise, the LA Times reports. A brief period of stagnation over the winter had some investors worried, but in April both

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New Record Set in California on $500 Million Home

Film producer and speculative real estate developer Nile Niami is building a new home in Los Angeles’s Bel Air neighborhood, and it can be yours for the price of $500 million. The home, which won’t be completed for at least

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Can’t Sell Your Rehab Property? Follow These Tips

Securing your rehab loans and finding the right house to flip is always a huge thrill. Completing the renovation process is an even bigger thrill. But the ultimate thrill is selling your rehab property for a hefty return on your

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What are the Features Home Buyers Covet?

For some house flippers, the design choices made during the renovation process are the most enjoyable part of the business. For others, design is simply something they have to get. Whether you secretly wish you were an interior designer or

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Current Top Places in California to Flip Houses

If you’re flipping houses, California is the place to be. Redfin recently released data on the average gain from a flipped house in 2013. The data was broken down by metropolitan area, and of the ten areas with the highest

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Fall 2014 Real Estate Expectations

This time last year, house flipping was at its highest level in years. Prices were soaring and smart investors were snapping up the dwindling number of foreclosed properties left on the market in hot markets like California. This year, it’s

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Good News, Investors – Home Buying Remains Strong

From the moment the market bottomed out in 2012 until now, home prices have been on the up and up. Sale numbers are slowing down this year, but with inventories still much lower than their usual levels and buyer confidence

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House Flipping Remains Lucrative for Investors

Real estate data firm RealtyTrac has released exciting new data for house flipping professionals. While the total percentage of homes flipped in the United States went down from 4.1% in the fourth quarter of 2013 to 3.7% in the first

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Fresno One of the Top Performing Real Estate Markets

The Fresno Bee recently reported that Fresno has made the list of the highest performing housing markets nationwide, based on new data out of Clear Capital, a real estate data firm. Clear Capital lists the top 15 housing markets based

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Ideal Flip is the Ideal Purchase

Novice house flippers are often eager to pull the trigger on their first rehab investment. However, the real work of rehabbing doesn’t start when the property is purchased. The real work begins months before that with intensive research about the

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4 Hurdles House Flipping Investors Must Overcome

Fix and flip investing is one of the most profitable opportunities in the current housing market, but it’s not without its hurdles. Below are four of the most common challenges that house flipping professionals face and tips for overcoming them:

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March a Huge Month for Home Sales in California

New data out of San Diego-based real estate firm DataQuick shows home sales were up 28.2% over the previous month. This substantial increase shows that the California market is quickly rising out of its winter housing slump and entering the

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California Sellers Have the Upper Hand this Spring

According to the Los Angeles Times, sellers currently have the upper hand in many of California’s biggest housing market. Home prices leveled off during the winter months, as is typical of that time of year, but in strong seller’s markets,

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