Ask Brian: What are the Key Concerns for Fixer-Rental Investors?

Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to [email protected] Question. Les from Tampa, FL writes: I’ve been a landlord before but out of the business for about five years. As I

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Memphis – The Place to Flip Houses

In several posts, I’ve mentioned Memphis as the best metropolitan area to invest in turnkey rentals (it’s still accurate). However, getting from distressed foreclosures to turnkey rentals presents a great opportunity for those that prefer flipping houses instead of being landlords.

Estimating Rehab Costs in 30 Minutes or Less

It’s a great time to flip houses in many of the markets across the country. Inventories are lean and prices are going up fast. Flipping a house fast means having what buyers are looking for. Having what buyers are looking for means having a sparkling remodeled house at market price. Getting to market price means accurately estimating the cost of the rehab.

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