When you are in real estate, things are always changing and evolving. That is why it is so helpful to identify things that you notice as new or trending. Being mindful of these shifts can help you find new opportunities or learn how to navigate when you are negotiating. As 2019 comes to an end, here are a few of the top things I've learned (or confirmed) this year, that may help you on … [Read more...] about 5 Things I Learned in 2019 about Real Estate
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This is a topic I could talk endlessly about. Having been an investor who used realtors for the first six years of business, I have learned a lot. Since I got my real estate license in 2013, I have been able to do many of the tasks myself. So I decided to put together a list of the items that are important for an agent to be on board with that will make them investor friendly. 1. … [Read more...] about What Makes a Realtor “Investor Friendly”?
With the average kitchen renovation costing more than $60,000, its no wonder that buyers appreciate walking into a house with a new kitchen space. When designing the kitchen layout there are some very specific details I include to make the most of the budget. Open Concept Which walls can come down? The trend for open kitchen spaces is one that is not going anywhere anytime … [Read more...] about Kitchen Layout Tips to Create Top Dollar Value
This week I went through a house sent to me by a wholesaler. In case you haven’t heard this term before, a wholesaler is someone who works with sellers and negotiates a purchase price for the property. The wholesaler will then find a buyer to purchase the property for an amount higher than the price they negotiated for the house with the seller. The difference between those two … [Read more...] about What is Wholesaling and What Does it Have to Do With Flipping Property?
Have you ever seen a house and thought yourself that you could flip this for a profit? As we are nearing the end of the year I am looking to find just a couple of more projects. Last week I had another investor reach out and ask if I was interested in a house in the same neighborhood as the Harriet House we completed this summer. So we co-ordinated a time and day when I could walk through … [Read more...] about Watch me flip this house!