What is the Difference Between Wholesaling and House Flipping?

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

4 Things to Consider When Researching Your Local Real Estate Market

Consider these 4 things when you are researching your local real estate market. Get as much information as you can before you buy a house.

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: house flipping is basically recession-proof investing. Getting into real estate investing by flipping houses is a great way to leave the 9:00-to-5:00 world and live a life of financial freedom. Of course, just like any other type of investment, there are always some risks involved with house flipping. That’s why I … Read More

How Often Do Flips Turn Into Flops?

Flips turn into flops when you don't do your due diligence when looking for a property. Avoid these properties to guarantee your flip is successful.

Often as a house flipper, it’s easy to get caught up into thinking that any old house will be able to return a good profit, but this isn’t true for every house. While house flipping can be a profitable business and can provide a steady source of income, many flip deals can end up turning into flops if you aren’t … Read More

Is It Really Possible to Start Flipping Houses with No Experience?

While many people believe you have to have a background in real estate, it is possible to start flipping houses with no experience.

Many people get caught up in the mindset that they have to have experience in real estate before they can start flipping houses. While previous experience is always helpful, no matter what field you are pursuing, house flipping is one thing that you don’t have to have a background in. Like many careers, you aren’t going to have a lot … Read More

Will I Need to Quit My Job in Order to Begin Flipping Houses?

While it may seem impossible, flipping houses with a full-time job is easier than it seems and you don't have to lose your sanity!

Investing in real estate when you have a full-time job may sound like quite the feat by itself, but top that off with family, friends and hobbies and you may be wondering how balancing everything is even possible without pulling your hair out. Tarek and I were full-time real estate agents before we stared flipping, which meant we didn’t have … Read More

What is the Best Way to Research the Housing Market in my Area?

Learning how to research the housing market and find the best properties to flip will help you become a more successful house flipper.

Every successful house flipper knows that they should constantly be on the lookout for new properties to flip. After all, flipping houses is how they make their money! But, even though finding properties may sound pretty straightforward, there’s more to it than just looking for a cheap deal. Christina and I are asked quite often how we look for the … Read More

Is There a Chance That I’ll Lose Money Flipping Houses?

While it is always possible to lose money flipping houses, you'll be able to increase your chances of making a profit if you avoid these mistakes!

Is there a chance that I’ll lose money flipping houses? It’s the question that troubles all new real estate investors, after all no one wants to lose money! Investing is risky, there’s no doubt about it. If you decide to invest in the stock market, you are always going to be at risk of losing money. Returns on stocks aren’t … Read More