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Crucial Factors to Consider While Flipping a House

William Morrow | Posted 10.10.2016 | HuffPost Home
William Morrow

Notice that I didn't give you any tips about dealing with contractors, closing your first deal, how to negotiate a deal, or even how to fund one. I purposely chose to write about what I have felt was crucial to the success of the most successful real estate investors that are currently flipping houses: mindset.

Skipping the Middle People in Real Estate Investing

Scott Yancey | Posted 05.26.2016 | Business
Scott Yancey

Let's start this idea with an analysis of the benefits of real estate investment, as well as how it's funded in most cases. First we'll take a look a...

What's Your Strategy Going Into Your Real Estate Investment?

Scott Yancey | Posted 05.03.2016 | Business
Scott Yancey

One of the greatest things about real estate investing is that there are so many ways in which you can be involved. Whether you're wanting short term...

Can You Really Make Money Flipping Houses?

Bob Lotich | Posted 02.16.2017 | Business
Bob Lotich

You see the stories on TV infomercials -- make millions flipping houses! The very thought is both enticing and exciting -- but is it even possible? The short answer is yes, but as you might expect, it isn't nearly as easy as infomercials make it seem.

What It's Really Like to Buy One of Those Cheap $6,500 Houses in Detroit | Posted 11.22.2016 | Detroit

When Justin Craig heard how much homes were selling for in Detroit, he knew he couldn't pass up the opportunity.

Buffalo Native Brings New Life Into Community Through Real Estate

Nadine Cheung | Posted 07.30.2015 | HuffPost Home

Aol's BeOn group creates custom editorial content that is sponsored by marketing partners. The sponsoring partners do not exert editorial influence ov...

You Need to Know Your Foreclosure Laws

Marko Rubel | Posted 06.12.2016 | Business
Marko Rubel

Let's say you're in California and you met a seller who is willing to sign over the deed. Would you take it? If you do, the seller can come back and void the transaction within two years from that date because you violated the "California Civil Code."

Sharks Bite, But Can't Kill Real Estate Crowdfunding

Jorge Newbery | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
Jorge Newbery

The sharks ate Aaron McDaniel for lunch, but he lived to swim again, in less bloody waters.

Moving Up? Should You Keep Your Old House or Sell It?

Cindy Tansin | Posted 05.16.2016 | HuffPost Home
Cindy Tansin

More people today are buying up and keeping - or at least contemplating keeping - their old homes. In fact, 65% of investors are renting their properties instead of flipping? Does this make sense for you? Here are some things to consider:

5 Reasons to Take On a Project House

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 05.02.2015 | HuffPost Home
Kali Kasprzyk

I am not talking about a house that simply needs a kitchen remodel or to fix up a bathroom or two. No, when I say project house I am talking a complete rip and replace of every room because we are dealing with the mold, rot and rodents type of project house.

The Great Twinkie Caper -- How U.S. Workers Get Flipped

Lawrence J. Hanley | Posted 02.02.2015 | Politics
Lawrence J. Hanley

So next time you're deciding whether to buy a Twinkie or Hostess cupcake, take a moment to think about the outrageous exploitation of hardworking Americans by the privileged wealthy "Ding Dongs."

Investors Not As Encouraged With Home Flipping As Television

Toni Haber | Posted 10.13.2014 | New York
Toni Haber

With the superfluous demand for television shows exposing the business of house flipping, it comes as a surprise that in the "real world" the demand is not there.

RANKED: The 10 Best Areas In The Country To Flip A Home

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 05.08.2014 | HuffPost Home

As any DIY or home improvement fan knows, flipping a home looks either like the greatest investment in the world or the renovation disaster from hell....

Nonprofit That Flipped Homes To Investors Faces Scrutiny

Reuters | Matthew Goldstein and Emily Flitter | Posted 11.24.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. housing regulator has been investigating the activities of a small California not-for-profit that bought hundreds of forec...

The Hip Flip: L.A. Story, Part One

Bonnie McCarthy | Posted 12.29.2013 | HuffPost Home
Bonnie McCarthy

The ReInhabit philosophy: bigger, newer, shinier is not always better. Instead, the team is hanging their shingle on individual style --and an uncanny knack for knowing intuitively what elements should stay and what needs to go.

PHOTOS: Two New Grads Renovate A Home With Impressive Results

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 06.14.2013 | HuffPost Home

Many things could have gone wrong in this scenario.

Million Dollar City

Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.31.2013 | San Francisco

Earlier this month, San Francisco reached a potentially dubious milestone--the median price of a home in the city topped $1 million. To give a sen...

'Flip Men': Hoarded House Explodes With Team Inside

Posted 08.13.2012 | TV

On the latest episode of "Flip Men(Sun., 10 p.m. ET on Spike) Mike and Doug thought they had a steal when they shelled out $67,000 for a home that loo...

Spike TV's Flip Men: Secrets to Turning a Profit

David J. Cross | Posted 10.06.2012 | Money
David J. Cross

In preparation for the show's new season, we reached out to star Doug Clark to learn how budding house flippers can get into the game without losing their savings.

Here's Where To Buy Up Foreclosed Homes

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 07.27.2012 | Money

A growing number of savvy investors are profitting off of the volatile housing market by buying foreclosed homes from big banks and turning them into ...

Foreclosure Foul-Up Wins Florida Man a Free Home

AOL Real Estate | Sheree R. Curry | Posted 06.14.2011 | Business

Amid all the foreclosure horror stories, every now and then we hear about a good outcome, whether it's by winning a lawsuit through a homestead loopho...

10 Fads From The Last 10 Years

Wallet Pop | Aaron Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's hard to say if any of the fads of the past decade will be as memorable as, say, the Hula Hoop or Frisbee. But like every decade, the 2000s (which...

5 Areas Where 'House Flipping' Is Booming Once Again (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At least one of the risky money-making schemes from the pre-crisis era has resumed in full force. As Bloomberg noted yesterday, house flipping -- the...

House Flipping Is BACK: Sales Of Foreclosed Homes Booming In Crisis Hotspots Like Las Vegas, Arizona | Phrashant Gopal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In Phoenix, 4,661 foreclosed homes changed hands within six months of being purchased in 2009, an increase of 81 percent from the year earlier, accord...