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Finding Houses For Flipping

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 Finding Houses For Flipping

There are a few things that hinder people when getting into flipping houses. One is the fear of the unknown. This is true of almost any activity that is new to us as humans.

However, the difference here, is that fear is also enhanced by the thought of risking and losing money. Worrying about that risk involved may always be there, but when it is something being done for the first time it becomes magnified. Another obstacle is finding how to fund while still another is finding the houses to flip.

You can attend real estate investment meetings and may also look for training manuals and books. But you cannot start if you lack confidence. There are several ways to obtain houses, but you want to obtain properties that can be flipped for a profit. This means the combination of purchase price along with holding, rehabbing and selling costs must obviously be less than the amount that you can resell the house for.

To begin with, we are looking for houses that are usually in ill-repair. This means you want houses that usually need, at a minimum, upgrading and cosmetic work. Better yet, you want houses that are a wreck. Any house that is obtained for flipping must be acquired at a price that is well below market. We will discuss how to determine whether you will make a profit on a house that you want to obtain in a later article. But for now, we must figure out how to get that house. Read More...


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