5 Reasons Your Direct Mail Campaigns are Failing

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All a house flipper, you'll want to try several marketing methods. If you decide to try direct mail, your campaign will fail if you do these things.

When it comes to real estate marketing, there isn’t a single “best” platform or medium that will magically get you more leads so you can sell more flip houses. In my experience flipping houses for the past eight years, I’ve found that you really need to do a little bit of everything, and that includes direct mail. At the same … Read More

Home Shopping? Walk Away if You Spot This in the Kitchen

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When home shopping for a flip, make sure to pay special attention to these 4 things. You'll want to walk away if you spot any of them in the kitchen.

Over the years, Tarek and I have bought a lot of houses, and we’ve seen every nightmare possible. From vandalism to faulty foundations — and even cement mix in the toilets — we’ve somehow made it through all of our house flips without going completely nuts or losing our shirts in the process. From all of our crazy experiences, I’ve … Read More

4 Reasons Millennials Should Love the Real Estate Investing Business

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The real estate investing world is perfectly suited to the next generation of investors. Millennials should take advantage of this and get started!

If you’re in your 20s or early 30s, you might think that real estate investing is something that older people do when they’ve saved up some extra cash and they want to keep making money after retirement. That might be true for some people, but there’s nothing holding you back from getting started in the real estate investing business now. … Read More

The Difficulties of Flipping Houses: How Much Work It Takes

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Flipping houses does a lot of hard work and trial and error, but most mistakes can be avoided as they typically happen when people are unprepared.

Fixing and flipping real estate correctly for a large profit is work. Even knowledgeable and experienced investors may have a “gotcha” situation they did not expect or see coming. This is not a common occurrence once you have completed a couple of successful fix and flips. Most investors cause their own troubles when rehabbing a property. Their mistakes can be … Read More

Flipping Houses Successfully Takes Work, but It’s Not Rocket Science

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Every week I have the pleasure of hearing from our students who have had a profitable pay day. This is one of the highlights of my week. The students share the good, the bad and the ugly of their transactions and the solutions they implemented to solve the problem they created in the process. When a student follows the direction of … Read More

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

4 Things to Consider When Researching Your Local Real Estate Market

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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?

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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