Mistakes That Can Make House Flipping a Flop

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House flipping, the practice of buying homes and reselling them, can be a highly profitable trade. However, there are plenty of associated risks that you should be mindful of to make the flip successful. If you’re thinking about participating in…

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How do you Determine your Budget When Flipping a House?

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You’ve probably been sleeping under a rock for the past several years if you haven’t heard of the concept of flipping houses for a profit.  Every channel you turn to on the television seems to have a show on the…
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What are the Advantages of a Hard Money Lender?

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Maybe you’ve noticed in recent years how conventional bank loan money has dried up for certain people. The phrase “bad credit” doesn’t show up much anymore in TV commercials for big banks. Luckily there are still financial institutions that work with…
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Think Like a House Flipper

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Being a house flipper is like being in charge of a three ring circus. House flippers face countless details. They negotiate with and manage many people, and they have to handle the wide variety of contingencies that arise. They must…
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Valuations: Same House Different Numbers

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Imagine: One day, you see a foreclosure that you could envision flipping. It’s a three bedroom, two bath, 1,600 square foot dwelling. A similar house just sold for big money in the same neighborhood. You’re excited and think, “Now’s the…
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Quick Start Guide: Flipping a House for Profit

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If you’ve ever considered investing in real estate for profit, flipping a house can be a great way to get started. But buying a property for the purposes of reselling it isn’t as easy as it sounds. Some of the self-proclaimed “professionals” of…
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House Flippers’ Checklist for Real Estate Financing

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If you’re among the many real estate investors who are attracted to the idea of becoming “house flippers,” you’ll find the practice to be interesting, challenging, and potentially financially rewarding. However, the standard house flip is not anything like a 30-minute reality…
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3 Habits of Successful House Flippers

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If you follow real estate and investing, you’re undoubtedly familiar with the term “house flippers.” The people who occupy this segment of the real estate market have gained substantial visibility over the last few years due to several house flipping…
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Future of Arizona Housing Market Looks Bullish

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We are bullish on Arizona over the long haul. The Phoenix Metro area is projected to grow from 4.3MM people to 6.9MM by 2040. Barring any significant fundamental shifts in education, transportation, taxation or regulation we believe this is quite…

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Home Prices and Prospective Buyers Graph

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This is an interesting chart. A couple of points jump out at me.
1. Prospective buyers dropped off precipitous in 2006. I wish we would have been watching this statistic in 2006! It seems obvious when you look at this chart.
2. Case-Shiller has always been a tough metric for me to get my arms around.

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