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

Why Should I Take the Success Path Real Estate Investment Workshop?

The Success Path real estate investment workshop is the only program endorsed by Tarek El Moussa and Christina El Moussa.

Success Path Education is the premier real estate education investment program developed in conjunction with real estate investors and television reality stars Tarek El Moussa and Christina El Moussa. Using the El Moussa’s own real estate investment methodologies and systems, the Success Path Education Program is one of the most in-depth and comprehensive training programs available in North America & … Read More

Do You Need A Lot of Money to Flip Houses?

You don't need a lot of your own money to flip houses, but you do need to find sources of money who will help you invest in flip houses.

Real estate funding is a big concern with house flippers. Christina and I are always asked by our Success Path students whether they need a lot of money to start flipping or even how they can find money. After all, most people don’t have $200,000 or more lying around in liquid assets that they can spend on a flip. Since money … Read More

5 Things That Can Kill Your ARV

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 Warning Signs to Watch Out for When Looking for a House to Flip

No flipper wants to break even. Watch out for these warning signs if you want to make a profit off of your time and hard work.

Finding a good house to flip can feel like a hassle when you don’t know what to look for, but it is extremely important if you actually want to make a profit off of your flip. The last thing you want to do is purchase a house that has foundational issues, a bad roof, or anything else that you will … Read More

Invest or Save? What Should You Do with Your Nest Egg?

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

3 Rehab Mistakes That Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

These rehab mistakes may seem like a good idea at the time, but could end up costing you more time and money than you had planned for.

Over the years that Tarek and I have been running our house flipping business, we’ve learned quite a lot about what to avoid when rehabbing. In fact, I was thinking just the other day about how many mistakes we made on our first few house flips, especially when it came to rehabs.The thing about home renovation mistakes is that they almost … Read More

5 Reasons to Make Email Marketing a Priority for Your Real Estate Business

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Lead generation isn’t just about driving for dollars, bird dogging, or cruising through the listings on the MLS. Over the years, Christina and I have found that with the right lead generation techniques, you can actually get a lot of motivated sellers to come to you. Instead of combing your town and nearby areas for potential flip houses, you can send … Read More

5 Finishing Touches You Shouldn’t Forget in Your Flip

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When you’re remodeling your flip, it is easy to get distracted by all of the obvious things such as the flooring, paint, light fixtures, appliances, etc. I know Christina and I are guilty of getting caught up in all of the large projects, but it’s important to not overlook the smaller details. When we are almost finished with a flip, … Read More