How to Design and Present Your House Flip—Some of My Best Tips

Christina El MoussaBlog, Flipping Houses, Real Estate Business, Real Estate Investing, Staging and Design0 Comments

When they see some of the “after” pictures and videos of our flip homes on Flip or Flop, people always ask me, “Christina, how do you do it?” Real estate design is one of my favorite parts of the whole flipping process. With the right home-decorating tricks and techniques, you can make a house look totally gorgeous and help people … Read More

Tarek’s No. 1 Most Important Lesson in Flipping Houses

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

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“Tarek, what’s the biggest lesson you’ve learned about successful house flipping?” I get this question a lot, especially when Christina and I are conducting one of our real estate investing coaching seminars. Well, the #1 lesson I’ve learned in house flipping is actually pretty simple, and it applies across the board, from searching for leads and reaching out to motivated … Read More

Want to Become a Landlord? Avoid These 5 Rookie Mistakes

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Apartment for rent sign.

On Flip or Flop, Christina and I focus on flipping houses because that’s how we’ve made our living in real estate investing. However, there’s a lot more to real estate investment than just fixing and flipping. In fact, you can make great, sustainable, passive investment income by buying a single property (or a few properties) and becoming a landlord. If … Read More

Is Being a Real Estate Investor Really for You?

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

When Christina and I started out as real estate agents, we never thought we’d be active real estate investors. We just thought our real estate business would find good deals on houses for buyers and assist sellers in getting great market values for their houses. We didn’t see ourselves as the buyers and sellers. But then the housing bubble burst … Read More

5 Tips to Make a Husband and Wife Real Estate Team Work (Mistakes We’ve Made and What We’ve Learned)

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

If you’ve watched Flip or Flop, you can see that Tarek and I have come a long way even since the beginning of our first season. We’ve learned a whole lot about flipping houses and working as a husband and wife team along the way. We’ve had a lot of great experiences, and we’ve had a few not-so-great times, too. … Read More