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RECENT BLOG POSTS
The (total) number of real estate transactions is down. For most realtors this means less business and less income. The number of foreclosures is way up! Combining these two realities opens up a broad new category of opportunities for agents with vision, patience, and creativity is a key to succe...
08/12/2008
FixtoFlip.com was asked to share some information for this article. We were glad to have the opportunity to work with PopularMechanics.com and they did a terrific job on the article.  The article was done by:  Joseph Truini and he was glad to share it with the ActiveRain members! 1. Enhance the C...
07/23/2008
FixtoFlip.com was asked to share our thoughts for this article. We were glad to have the opportunity to work with MainStreet.com and they did a terrific job on the article.   Here are a few thoughts from the article: Home improvements can also increase your asking price when you sell, and can res...
05/31/2008
You would be surprised how your business and personal relationships can help you find your next FixtoFlip bargain properties.  You truly get the best deals by finding the property early and discovering the real bargains.  Negotiating the selling price is truly where must flippers make their money...
05/01/2008
A home inspector can be exceptional at uncovering surprises in a potential house flip.  So, don't take a home inspection lightly!  If you are not a qualified general contractor or experienced in home inspections, we recommend you to hire a professional.  Each home inspection service will have an ...
04/02/2008
There is a pretty interesting video on a company called Condo Vultures.   It talks about how the south Florida market has stalled and prices are free falling.  But, condos are still being built, but the property values are dropping considerably.  Some condos have dropped up to a 44%.  So, savvy i...
01/09/2008
There are ton more properties for sale then there are buyers.   This is one of the best buyers markets we have seen in years.  So, what is holding you off from buying your house, investment property or next house flip?      With the excess of properties for sale, you have complete control and can...
12/27/2007
In the early part of the decade, people were flipping houses with the same ease and success as the stock daytraders of the 90s.  There was no shortage of homes to fix and flip, and in a staunch sellers market, the ROI on even a modest mid-market home could net huge investment returns for novice f...
12/17/2007
Finding the right partners may make or break your business! You may remember in one of my previous blogs I emphasized the importance of partnering with the right professionals.  You need to determine your needs or weaknesses and find someone you trust that is skilled in these areas.   We recommen...
12/11/2007
Information, Information, InformationWhile location is a huge piece in the home purchase puzzle, there are many other smaller pieces that must be addressed in determining whether to invest in a fixtoflip property.  You need to consider whether there are any other additional costs or other hidden ...
11/28/2007
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