July Monthly Archives

Neighborhoods and Flipping Houses

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You’ve found a few properties that you would like to check out to see if they are going to be your next fix and flip. They seem like the perfect deal from the photos…but you haven’t seen the property in person yet, or the neighborhood. The neighborhood is a crucial aspect of any property. A particular house may be the best deal of the week, …

Real Estate Investing During Retirement

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Today, many Americans are lacking the funds that they need to have a financially stable retirement. Most retirees are looking for a reasonably steady and mostly predictable stream of income as a result. When it comes to retirement, having multiple sources of income is ideal. So is real estate a good way to generate strong returns for retirement? In short, yes. For those looking to …

House Flipping Industry Today

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One of the questions we always hear is “what is going to happen when the industry slows?” I think that this viewpoint has a lot to do with the Great Recession. Real estate dropped and spiked so aggressively after the subprime mortgage crisis in 2008. I fully appreciate that real estate is a cyclical industry but I feel there are some significant demographic trends that …

The Front Porch Story

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A Fixters.com Blog During our history, we have fixed and flipped over 150 homes. These properties have ranged from a simple condo remodel that sold for $100,000 to a complete $500,000 remodel of a 75-year-old historic property that sold for over $1,000,000. Along the way, we have had our share of successes and certainly made our share of mistakes. The purpose of Fixters’ Front Porch …

Fixters Software 101

You’ve visited Fixters.com and signed up for your free 14-day trial, now let’s talk about Fixters Software. Fixters Software is a web-based software that is powered by Fixters. This is the step-by-step process that takes you through your entire fix and flip or home renovation project.  Our 8-step, all in one project management system gives you the tools to walk through your project, calculate a budget, and handle contractor …