What is the Difference Between Wholesaling and House Flipping?

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Wholesaling and house flipping are drastically different from each other. The path you take will depend on your real estate investing goals.

A lot of people will tell you that you can dip your toes into real estate investing by starting out as a wholesaler. And, when you first look into it, it seems like a good idea. It’s a lot like flipping houses, but instead of doing all the rehab work and taking all the time to get the house in … Read More

How I Prepare for the Holidays

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It's officially time to prepare for the holidays (if you haven't already)! Don't feel overwhelmed this December, by following these tips!

Happy Thanksgiving! I can’t believe it’s that time of year again. The past year has been so busy and wonderful, and now it’s time to prepare for some celebrations. Tarek and I always enjoy the holidays. Here’s how we like to prepare! Finding Balance We don’t like to make too many commitments at this time of the year and risk feeling … Read More

Why You Shouldn’t List Your Flip Too High

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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

Why Lighting Makes or Breaks Your Flip

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To best improve your chances of turning a home over quickly and easily, make lighting a priority and see the difference that some new fixtures can make.

When it comes to reselling homes for a profit, it is all about putting that home in just the right kind of light, in all possible ways. While we might not think of lighting as the first thing we notice when we walk into a house, it inevitably is. Lighting has the ability to create special effects, make major positive … Read More

What Color Should You Paint Your Bathroom?

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Choosing a color to paint your bathroom can feel overwhelming, but you can't go wrong with light and airy tones or deep neutrals.

When it comes to designing, finishing or remodeling the bathrooms in your home, paint color is one of your most important choices. Whether you choose a light or a dark shade, a bright or a neutral tone, a color that will pop or one that will blend in with the rest of your home, your color choice will make a … Read More

How to Determine What Financial Freedom Means to You

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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

5 Surprising Garage Rehabs That Sell Houses

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These garage rehabs will give your garage a more finished look, plus they don't cost an arm and a leg! You can find room for any of these in your budget.

When you read about home renovations and rehabs that sell flip houses, you’ll always hear about the kitchens and the bathrooms. And while those are some of the most effective rehabs for selling homes, they’re not the only ones you should pay attention to. I’ve actually been thinking a lot lately about one of the most neglected “rooms” in the … Read More

3 Tips for New Moms Investing in Real Estate

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Whether you’re a single mom, a stay-at-home mom, or you’re a new mom on a maternity leave, these tips for moms investing in real estate are for you!

I love seeing women—and especially moms—come to our Success Path Education seminars to learn about real estate investing. Whether you’re a single mom, a stay-at-home mom, or you’re a new mom on an extended maternity leave, house flipping could be the best option for making a great living without missing out on any time with your kids. Tarek and I … Read More