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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 …

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 …

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. …

Habitat For Humanity Build Day: Fixters Gives Back

FIXTERS.com gives back to Habitat for Humanity   Here at Fixters, we believe that giving back to the community should be a high priority goal for all businesses. Above and beyond the obvious contribution to the community, a business can reap rewards in unexpected ways. We experienced this first hand when we partook in our Community Team Build day with H4H on November 29th.   …

Seasonal Selling: Home Sales During the Holidays

Seasonal Selling: Leaving your house on the market during the holiday season may boost your chances of finding the perfect buyer! ‘Tis the season for holiday shopping, but some may say otherwise when it comes to house hunting. Based on my experience as a Realtor, I have been conditioned by real estate markets of old to take homes off of the market and the Multiple …

Flooring Types: What to Choose?

While walking through a property, one of the first things you will notice is the condition of the floors. More often than not they will need to be replaced or refinished. Floors take the brunt of the wear and tear, and even when a home is only 10 years old, the floors need attention. Several rooms of a home require a decision to be made …

10 Exterior Updates to Get Buyers in The Door

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In the wonderful world of real estate, it’s more than just what’s on the inside that counts. Whenever you’re renovating and selling a home, pay attention to the outside too. You want the exterior of the property to welcome buyers in. Here are our 10 quick tips to up that curb appeal: House Numbers – People should be able to easily read the house numbers while …