5 Things You Shouldn’t Forget About Rehabbing, But Probably Have

Tarek El MoussaBlog, Budgeting, Flipping Houses, Real Estate Business, Real Estate Investing, Rehabbing0 Comments

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When it comes to house flipping, there are most likely a million things going on in your mind all at once. What paint will look best in the bathroom? What time is the team coming to work? When do the kitchen countertops need to be installed? With so many things to think about, it can be so easy to overlook … Read More

5 Cheap Upgrades I Wish I’d Known About When We Started Flipping Houses

Christina El MoussaBlog, Budgeting, DIY, Flipping Houses, Real Estate Business0 Comments

I have saved a lot of money and have done some really impressive rehabs that buyers have loved, just by following these tips.

Sometimes, when I look back at our early house flips, I just want to kick myself! Tarek and I thought we were old real estate pros, so we didn’t think that we had that much to learn about rehabbing distressed houses. While even our earliest rehabs had beautiful results, I can’t help but think about all of the things we … Read More

Why You Shouldn’t List Your Flip Too High

Christina El MoussaBudgeting, Real Estate Business, Rehabbing, Staging and Design0 Comments

It is all too easy to get into the trap of listing your flip too high, but buyers won't even touch it if they feel the price you are asking is too steep.

The dangers of purchasing a property, taking the rehab initiative (and the investment) to make any improvements to turn it into a highly desirable home and then listing the property back on the real estate market at too high a price are clear. Faced with a flipped home that seems to be inflated compared to its market condition, property condition, … Read More

How to Determine Sell Price

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While pricing your home accurately at a good market value can feel like a guessing game, we have some pointers to get you started on the right track.

For many sellers, calculating the price that you want to list a home at is such a complex and multi-faceted task that it can become overwhelming. We see many sellers who start out with a certain figure in mind and quickly find themselves dropping or bumping up that figure significantly after reconsidering a particular factor or learning a new piece … Read More

5 Upgrades That Won’t Make You Money

Tarek El MoussaBlog, Budgeting, DIY, Flipping Houses, Real Estate Business, Rehabbing, Staging and Design0 Comments

You may be considering these upgrades, but they aren't necessary and will end up costing you more time and money than they are worth.

Homeowners who are carefully considering resale value when working on a home generally want to know if a certain upgrade is a good investment or not. Will adding a pool to my backyard be a huge bonus if I ever decide to sell? Could this kitchen customization make or break my resale value? What kinds of rehab options should I … Read More

How to Determine What Financial Freedom Means to You

Christina El MoussaBudgeting, Real Estate Business, Rehabbing, Staging and Design0 Comments

Financial freedom means something different for everyone. Determining your goals will help you figure out what it means to you and how you can achieve it.

I love talking to new house flippers about the real estate investing business. Whether we’re teaching a seminar for Success Path Education or talking with people at a real estate networking event, Tarek and I get the chance to meet so many different people with so many interesting goals for their real estate businesses. After talking with some students at … Read More