Invest or Save? What Should You Do with Your Nest Egg?

Tarek El MoussaBlog, Flipping Houses, Real Estate Business, Real Estate Investing0 Comments

Determining whether you should invest or save your nest egg can be a difficult decision. Here's some tips for what you should do.

When Christina and I started flipping houses, we really didn’t have much in the way of savings. To get our real estate investing business off the ground, we started working with investing partners and private lenders. Just like you, we were looking for ways to invest in real estate with no money, so we put in the sweat equity while … Read More

3 Rehab Mistakes That Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

Christina El MoussaBlog, DIY, Flipping Houses, Real Estate Business, Rehabbing0 Comments

These rehab mistakes may seem like a good idea at the time, but could end up costing you more time and money than you had planned for.

Over the years that Tarek and I have been running our house flipping business, we’ve learned quite a lot about what to avoid when rehabbing. In fact, I was thinking just the other day about how many mistakes we made on our first few house flips, especially when it came to rehabs.The thing about home renovation mistakes is that they almost … Read More

Investing Mistakes That Are Eating Your Profit Margins

Christina El MoussaBlog, Flipping Houses, Real Estate Business, Real Estate Investing0 Comments

If you want to be successful and make every flip go farther, avoid making these investing mistakes that can eat your profit margins.

The path to real estate success is definitely filled with potholes and twists and turns. If you’ve been investing in real estate for a little while now, then you probably already know that house flipping in general is actually a lot simpler and easier than a lot of people think. If you can find a good deal on a distressed … Read More

5 Reasons to Make Email Marketing a Priority for Your Real Estate Business

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Lead generation isn’t just about driving for dollars, bird dogging, or cruising through the listings on the MLS. Over the years, Christina and I have found that with the right lead generation techniques, you can actually get a lot of motivated sellers to come to you. Instead of combing your town and nearby areas for potential flip houses, you can send … Read More

5 Remodeling Projects to Instantly Increase Your Flip’s Value

Christina El MoussaBlog, DIY, Flipping Houses, Real Estate Business, Rehabbing0 Comments

A woman on a ladder paints a white wall with orange paint in a cover image of "5 Remodeling Projects to Instantly Increase Your Flip's Value"

Many people believe house flips need to be complicated and cost thousands of dollars, and while some houses will naturally need a bit more care, there are a couple of painless projects that will instantly boost your flip house’s value. Over the years, Tarek and I have found that these projects have made the most of our budget and they … Read More

3 Kinds of Social Media Posts That Get Great Engagement

Christina El MoussaBlog, Flipping Houses, Marketing, Real Estate Business, Rehabbing0 Comments

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Social media marketing has really taken off over the last few years. I’m always amazed when I think about how, just a few years ago, you never would have thought to have a Facebook page for your business. Today, it’s almost more important to have a social media presence than an actual website for your real estate investing business. Of … Read More