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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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Numbers Show The Bay Area is in Demand

The fact that the Bay Area is one of the hottest housing markets in the country isn’t exactly ground-breaking house flipping news. But you may be surprised to learn just how much home prices have increased here over the last

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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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Creating a House Flipping Exit Strategy

One of the biggest risks of fix and flip investing is the risk that you won’t be able to resell the home in a timely manner and at a price that you’re happy with. It’s essential to have a plan

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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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Flipping Houses: Can it Be Done with No Money?

The first question that most people ask when they explore the possibilities of house flipping is, “How much money do I need to get started?” As the old adage goes, it takes money to make money, and this is certainly

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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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