Lessons Learned After 150 Fix and Flips: Part 1

Lessons Learned Fixing and Flipping

In the last four years, we fixed and flipped 150+ projects in two states.  And while we had many more successes than failures, it was the failures that taught us the most valuable lessons. It opened our eyes to the undeniable truths of this business.  We’re here to help you avoid making the same mistakes we made.  As Will Rogers said, “Good judgment comes from …

Technology is Eating Every Industry – Why Not Fix & Flip?

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Technology has made detailed and involved processes such as Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and taxes much much easier. Companies such as SalesForce and Intuit are worth billions of dollars because of this simple idea. The team at Fixters recently attended the International Home Builders Association Tradeshow in Orlando. One of the meetings was held on the topic of scaling your business and growth. The main …

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 …

Introducing Fixters.com

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You can now move beyond spreadsheets with our step-by-step platform for mastering your next fix and flip project! Our fix and flip software, coaching, and additional tools will walk you through your project, calculate a budget, and handle contractor bids all from your computer or device. Fixters Software We created Fixters Software to make your fix and flip project as simple, easy and straightforward as …