3 Surprising Places I Shop for Rehab Supplies

Christina El MoussaRehabbing0 Comments

If you are trying to save money on your flip, then quit shopping for brand new rehab supplies and try looking at these 3 places instead.

When it comes to finding a great deal, I’ve become a real master. After all, the key to fixing and flipping houses is to get a great deal upfront and then avoid paying too much for your rehabs. You don’t want to do poor work. You want to really bring the house up to its true market value with renovations … Read More

5 Things That Can Kill Your ARV

Tarek El MoussaReal Estate Investing0 Comments

Pay attention to these 5 things before you start flipping a home, as they can really kill your ARV and turn away potential buyers.

One of the things I love about making money flipping houses is figuring out how much a house will be worth after we finish our rehab work. Estimating our ARV (after-repair value) before we buy gives us a good idea of what we’re in for and how much we can spend on rehabs. If we can do this accurately, Christina … Read More

4 Reasons You Should Be Going to Real Estate Networking Events

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

One of the best ways to kick-start your real estate investing career is by attending real estate networking events during the year.

As you probably already know, the real estate business is all about reputation and relationships. As you’ve started to grow your real estate investing business, you’ve created and built relationships with real estate agents, contractors, wholesalers, and others in the real estate investing industry. With each new person you meet, you get access to even more people in the business, … Read More

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