Fund That Flip flips rehabbing investment market on its head



A new investment platform called Fund That Flip is making waves by connecting qualified investors to vetted rehab projects, giving them the opportunity to invest in rehab loans on the most promising residential properties.

Real Estate Investors A Sample Rehab Timeline



The goal with every rehab is to complete it as quickly as possible while keeping it on budget and not compromising quality. Each project is different depending on the scope and magnitude of the project but with each project, you need a timeline for the order of completing each aspect of the rehab. Careful planning […]

How To Calculate Rehab Costs



Have you taken the time to accurately determine your real cost to acquire, rehab, and sell a project home? It’s incredibly important to do this so that you can determine the Maximum Allowable Offer (MAO) for an investment project. Your MAO is based on a formula you use to determine the profit you will make. […]

Understanding Your Rehab Target Area



It’s crucial you understand the different markets within a certain area. A good place to start is by breaking your market into six different price levels. What this refers to is the retail price within a certain area. Here are the different price levels you might consider: Price Level 1: under $100,000 Price Level 2: […]

7 Lessons I’ve Learned About Investing In Residential Real Estate



The best deals I’ve ever made were not to be found in the classified ads, on the MLS, or via other investors. The real deals are often masquerading as “no deal”, until you actually make an effort to look at the fundamentals…

Turn Key Real Estate Investing At A Glance



Are turn key rentals the right real estate investment for you? Turn key rentals have been rehabbed and have a qualified renter in place paying rent the day you take ownership. These also typically have a property management company in place to take care of the day-to-day operations and keep renters in the house. Turn […]

Real Estate Investing Fundamentals & Strategies For 2014, Part Two



This is part two of a two part series. Click here to read part one. 4. Interest Rates And Investing Strategy are intricately linked. Rates have been controlled by direct Fed intervention for years now. It’s difficult to predict when they will go up or what the trigger will be. I’m concerned that retail housing […]

Incidental But Important Rehab Cost For Investors



I’ve previously written about how to estimate the rehab of a house. But there are other costs beyond the repairs and upgrades. You need to account for the permits for each phase of the project. You’ll need permits to install a new furnace or electrical panel or roof. These can add up so be sure […]

Finding the Right Neighborhoods for Wholesale Purchases



Determining the best neighborhoods to purchase wholesale properties depends on your income strategy. In today’s market, it’s still a good strategy to be looking for REO unless you want the hassles that come with purchasing a short sale. There are exceptions to this but why not take the easy route with REO. The good news […]

To Flip Or Rent – Comparing Real Estate Investing Exit Strategies



When evaluating a residential property – let’s say it’s a single family home, experienced investors may choose to consider a variety of “exit strategies” when deciding what to do with that property. For purposes of this article, let’s say that an investor is considering the purchase of a 3 bedroom 2 bath residence and wants […]

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