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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

bloomberg.com | 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...

Home Depot Customers Getting Stingier, Profits Sinking

AP | ASHLEY M. HEHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO — The Home Depot Inc. said Tuesday that its second-quarter profit sank 24 percent and reiterated its downbeat outlook for the year amid ...