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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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House Flipping Grows by 114% in the US

RealtyTrac has released data on the top six states for house flipping in 2013, and California is second on the list. According to an article out of USA Today, more than 156,000 homes were flipped in 2013, which marked a

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Rehabbing vs. Buy and Hold Real Estate

Rehabbing houses and buy and hold investment strategies are two of the most popular ways to invest in real estate. While these strategies are quite different in their execution, there’s a lot of overlap in the skills and financial requirements

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Posted in Buy and Hold Real Estate, House Flipping, Real Estate News, Rental Real Estate Financing, Rental Real Estate Investing

Scottsdale, Arizona Real Estate Highlight

If you’re feeling like the California cities you’re combing for fix and flip properties are getting a bit dry, you might want to consider turning your attention to Scottsdale, Arizona. Scottsdale is a growing city with low home prices that

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January Featured Investor Profile

This month, our featured investor is Christopher Wolfe, founder of Vector Holdings, LLC. Christopher has been working successfully in the banking and real estate industry since 2002. He has worked with ZINC Financial numerous times, building his portfolio and creating

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Your 2013 Market Summary

Like 2012, 2013 has been an excellent year for house flipping and for the housing market in general. The economy’s recovery has been markedly slow over all, but that hasn’t been the case in the housing industry during 2013. Around

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Why Does ZINC Require Builders Risk Insurance?

When you buy a home for yourself and your family, one of the first things you’ll do before moving in is make sure that your new dwelling is properly insured. A home is a major investment, and if it were

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November Featured Investor Profile

Andrew S. Espino currently owns and manages a real estate brokerage firm in Downtown San Jose called Realty Executives Silicon Valley. RESV is the premier real estate brokerage serving San Jose and has closed over 45 transactions in the last

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