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The Art of Fix 'n Flips - Step 4 - Cleanup / Preparation - 04/28/11 11:20 AM
Once you have purchased the perfect property in a great location, found the right contractors to complete all the needed work to make your home marketable and ready to put it on the market, you will definitely want to get maximum value for the new home. Your goal is to improve the neighborhood by bringing in a great neighbor, and it order to do this you have to properly prepare the home for sale.The first thing is to make sure it is clean inside out. Hiring any good cleanup crew should take care of this, but you will also need to walk (0 comments)
The Art of Fix 'n Flips - Step 3 - Repair bids/estimates and project management - 04/22/11 12:09 PM
On to the third section of the fix 'n flip process. In my opinion this is the most crucial element of it. Although every step is important throughout the process, this is the make or break one. Beginning investors have many things to watch out for. When the cost of remodeling can cost you 10-20% of the property value this has a substantial impact on the bottom line.Depending on what contractors you are working with will also make a major impact on your bottom line. When interviewing contractors, ask them about experience with flipping properties. If they have not done any (1 comments)
Why Buy with Team Hybrid? - 04/19/11 08:25 PM
Our team has some of the most diverse and strongest delivery mechanisms in place for assisting our buyers. We often have access to properties that would be considered “off-market” as well as properties on the market due to our relationships with other power players in this region as well as numerous investors that we work with daily. This concept allows us to manage and deliver very powerful opportunities to our buyers as well as accelerate the locating the properties and buying process.
We measure success one transaction at a time by transferring the benefits to you, the buyer. We understand (0 comments)
Sacramento Region - The City of Trees and the soon to be Emerald Valley - 04/19/11 11:42 AM
We at Team Hybrid have a strong commitment to our local community. Our goal is to create as much wealth and prosperity in our home town as possible. Sacramento is a very unique community with many advantages. Below are some of the reasons we like to call Sacramento our home.
Sacramento continually ranks in the top ten sunniest cities in the United States with 78% of its annual weather ‘sunny’. Residents frequently cite ‘great weather’ as one of the reasons they call the City of Sacramento home. Ramping up its renewable and “green” efforts, ranking 12th best in nation (0 comments)
The Art of Fix 'n Flips - Step 2 - Cash 4 Keys or Eviction - 04/19/11 11:11 AM
Once you have obtained the perfect property for your investment needs, it is usually important to get it vacant. Depending on how you purchase your property will determine whether or not it will have tenants (or homeowners) currently living in it. A great benefit of buying a home on the market as either a foreclosure or shortsale is that it will typically be vacant upon closing. Since these have quite a bit of competition from other investors, however, let's assume that you are buying at some form of auction. If you have a property that is occupied, there are several things (0 comments)
The Art of Fix 'n Flips - Step 1 - Purchasing the Right Property - 04/18/11 12:24 PM
Moving on with your weekly topic, we shall cover the first part of the Fix 'n Flip. I forgot to mention, however, that prior to even purchasing the right property, you have to pinpoint your market area and determine your strike prices and profit margins. Typical investors today are happy with 12-25% profits per flip. As in any type of investing, the higher the profit you desire the more risk you will take on. Here is the usual breakdown: Newer, and often pricier homes have been seeing smaller returns. The upside to this, however, is that they require minimal remodeling (although (2 comments)
The Art of Fix 'n Flips - 04/17/11 02:30 PM
Specializing in investment properties and working with investors, I decided to write a post about the process for those interested. Fixing and flipping properties can be quite rewarding if properly done, but also quite dangerous for those doing it without properly knowing the market and having a solid team in place.
Here are the basic steps. Throughout this week I will be covering each one in much more detail, so check back often!
- Buy a home (either at auction, private contract or on the market) - Cash for Keys with tenants or Eviction through court (if required) - (2 comments)
Are homes really affordable in today’s market? The true price of Real Estate in 2011 - 04/16/11 11:51 PM
If you have been interested in this question and thinking whether or not to enter the housing market during these times then you have a question shared by many around the nation. Real estate prices in many cities are down as much as 60-70% from their highs only 5 years ago, but there are plenty of rumors saying that prices still have a ways to go. Does that make it a good time to buy now?
In a recent article in the New York Times quotes Federal Chairman Ben Bernanke that our economic recovery will be “moderately stronger” this year (3 comments)
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