January Monthly Archives

How to Determine If Your Renovation Project Has Galvanized Pipes

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Could Galvanized Pipes Affect Your Fix and Flip Budget and Timeline? Our house flipping team recently purchased a bungalow home, built in 1942, in Denver, Colorado. After the initial walkthrough, we quickly realized that the house contained galvanized and copper piping. Below, we will share with you how to determine if your renovation project has galvanized pipes.  What are Galvanized Pipes? Galvanized pipes are steel …

How to Create a House Flipping Business Plan

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  8 Questions You Must Answer When You Create a House Flipping Business Plan   Plan your work and work your plan. That is key to avoid chaos in your life. If we would all stick to what we plan to do, I venture a guess that there would be many more millionaires in the world. Making money flipping houses is no exception. Many people …

Curb Appeal Sells a House: Landscaping Tips For Your Next Fix and Flip

Landscaping Tips For Your Next Fix and Flip Selling your fix and flip for your predicted After Repair Value (ARV) price or higher is often the difference between a fair project or a great project. The first impression a buyer receives for the home is the most important factor when they are starting to make their buying decision and impactful landscaping is the best way …

Inspection Objection and Resolution Tips: Fix It Now or Fix It Later

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Below, we’ve detailed some Inspection Objection and Resolution Advice. Buying a home to flip is a serious purchase decision. Knowing the property’s true condition and what you are walking into is paramount. Always use a qualified home inspector to verify the structural quality in a potential buy. However, you should also know common problems to look out for such as: Roof Sloping Cracked Stucco or Exterior …

Want to Fix and Flip Houses? 2018 is Your Year!

Get Started Fixing and Flipping Houses Today. Typical house flipping seminars quickly turn from sweet to sour when you are bombarded with fluffy marketing jargon and high-pressure sales tactics. You spend 10, 20 or even 50 thousand dollars to hear how easy flipping is, and at the same time learn that it is not at all what it looks like on TV. You return from …

How to Fail at Flipping: Major House Flipping Mistakes

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What NOT TO DO When Flipping Homes. In the past five years, our team has fixed and flipped hundreds of houses in Colorado and Nebraska. Along the way, we learned valuable lessons about best practices, but more importantly, we learned the major house flipping  mistakes. As Will Rogers, famed actor and social commentator said, “Good judgment comes from experience and a lot of that comes …

Avoid Fix and Flip Issues: Burst Pipes

Unexpected Problems With Fix and Flip Homes: How to Avoid Burst Pipes When evaluating a property, flippers must account for unexpected problems and related costs. Renovations take time and money — and incorrect budgets can wreck your ROI. Kurt Schlegel, one of our fix and flip experts at Fixters provides tips on how to check a potential flip for major issues before incurring unexpected costs. …