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Design Options When Staging Your Flip

When staging a flip, you need to make a lot of decisions about how to present the property in the best way to attract the most potential buyers. Even small staging decisions with the decor can make the difference between a sale and a pass when you’re showing a home. Lighting When designing a home,…

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Three Things to Consider as a New Home Flipper

You’ve watched all the popular house flipping shows. You’ve decided that this is something you want to try doing. After all, they make it look really fun on television. Unfortunately, you’re not sure where to get started. If you are interested in flipping homes, there are several things you should consider if you want to…

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Demographics Matter: Choosing Interior Colors for Your Flip

When you’re flipping a house, it’s standard practice to use neutral colors for the interior to appeal to the most significant number of potential buyers. However, you can increase your chances of a sale even more by choosing colors based on the demographics of the neighborhood. For example, you can use more vibrant interior colors…

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How to Stage a Small House

When you’re trying to sell a home with limited square-footage, you want the rooms to feel and appear larger than they are to attract potential buyers. Staging such a home can sometimes become a challenge. You want it to look as if the residence can accommodate all the necessary furniture that people like to have,…

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Flip Tips: 3 Major Landscaping Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Landscaping is an impostant part of successfully flipping and staging a home for potential buyers. From the elegant curb appeal of the front yard to the unique paradise you build in the backyard, there are a lot of ways to landscape. However, while the entire yard is your creative canvas to plant buyer-attracting designs, it’s important…

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Five Crucial Fix and Flip Tips

House flipping can be a very lucrative business if it’s done correctly. It’s important to know the big do’s and don’ts of flipping before diving in. Everyone learns from mistakes and gets wiser as they go, but there are basic rules you should know going in, in order to have any success. Below, you’ll find a…

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Finding a Good Property to Flip

Many people who venture into house flipping do not succeed their first try, but why? Finding a good property to flip is one of the most important parts, and those with inexperience may just not know what to look for. There are several things you need to look for when purchasing a house to flip. You will want…

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How to Sell Your Flip Fast

Fixed and flipped properties are hot on the market because of the high demand for turn-key homes. Those same buyers are also most likely looking to obtain a mortgage for the next 30 years so they don’t want any hefty projects to tackle right after making the purchase. Once the renovations are complete and your…