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Flipping Houses For Dummies

Roberts, Ralph R. / Kraynak, Joseph / Roberts, Kyle


4. Edition May 2022
416 Pages, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-86101-0
John Wiley & Sons

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Go head-over-heels for house flipping!

Flipping houses profitably may not be easy, but it's far from impossible. With the right guide, you can avoid the risks and reap the rewards like a seasoned expert. Flipping Houses For Dummies is that guide.

The perfect blueprint to property resale, this book walks you through the absolute necessities of house flipping. You'll learn how to confirm that you have enough time, energy, cash, and resources to be successful. You'll also get an inside look at the house flipping process that'll show you how to minimize risk and maximize profit in a highly competitive market.

Flipping Houses For Dummies offers:
* Proven negotiating techniques to close real estate deals faster
* House flipping laws and regulations for every state in the union
* Strategies to successfully complete a big renovation, on-time and on-budget
* House flipping tips for both investors and contractors
* Comprehensive content on hiring and working with reputable contractors

So, if you're ready to start revitalizing your community by turning neglected properties into prize homes, Flipping Houses For Dummies is the first and last resource you'll need to navigate your way around the exciting and challenging world of real estate investment.

Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with House Flipping 5

Chapter 1: Brushing Up on the Basics 7

Chapter 2: Devising an Effective Flipping Strategy 19

Chapter 3: Building Your Dream Team 31

Chapter 4: Securing the Funds to Fuel Your Flips 47

Part 2: House Hunting with an Eye for Flipping 69

Chapter 5: Scoping Out a Fertile Neighborhood 71

Chapter 6: Hunting for Houses in Your Target Area 87

Chapter 7: Closing In on Foreclosure Properties 103

Chapter 8: Scoping Out Properties in Special Markets 125

Part 3: Evaluating Properties and Crunching Numbers 141

Chapter 9: Researching Distressed Properties 143

Chapter 10: Inspecting the Property and Estimating Rehab Costs 163

Chapter 11: Calculating Your Profit and Best Offer 181

Chapter 12: The Art of Haggling: Negotiating a Price and Terms 193

Part 4: Fixing Up Your Fixer-Upper 207

Chapter 13: Building and Managing Your Rehab Team 209

Chapter 14: Prioritizing and Planning Your Renovations 221

Chapter 15: Giving Your Property a Quick Makeover 235

Chapter 16: Perking Up the Curb Appeal 249

Chapter 17: Dazzling the Crowds with Updated Kitchens and Baths 265

Chapter 18: Tackling Moderate Makeovers 281

Chapter 19: Reconfiguring Spaces and Other Structural Overhauls 291

Part 5: Cashing In: Realizing Your Profit 303

Chapter 20: Considering Your Options: Cash or Cash Flow? 305

Chapter 21: Marketing Your Home 317

Chapter 22: Negotiating the Sale to Maximize Your Profit 331

Chapter 23: Trudging through Some Taxing Issues 343

Part 6: The Part of Tens 353

Chapter 24: Ten Ways to Find Dontwanners 355

Chapter 25: Ten Signs of a Great House Flipping Opportunity 363

Chapter 26: Ten House Flipping Blunders 369

Index 375
Ralph R. Roberts is a real estate expert, investor, and author. He has sold over 10,000 homes, and focuses on affordable housing. He wants to help everyone become a homeowner! Ralph is the author of the previous edition of Foreclosure Investing For Dummies, as well as many other publications.