First American edition.
xv, 320 pages ; 24 cm.
"Flipping houses can be a dream--or a nightmare. You have to know what you're doing. Idiot's Guides: Flipping Houses takes a practical, real world look at the process by presenting the risks and rewards of flipping real estate. This book will help determine if you have the necessary time and cash, and guide you through the process of successfully purchasing, rehabbing, and profiting from their investments"--Amazon.com.
Part 1: Laying a solid foundation. What is house flipping? ; Getting started flipping ; Getting yourself organized ; Securing financing ; Building your flipping team ; Planning your first flip -- Part 2: Selecting the right property to flip. Location, location, location ; Finding houses to flip ; Identifying your target audience ; Foreclosures: yes or no? ; Buying your first property ; How much are you willing (and able) to do? -- Part 3: Demolition and renovation. Permit or perish ; The quick makeover ; The demolition ; The renovation ; The power of curb appeal -- Part 4: The flip. To stage or not to stage? ; Price and marketing strategies ; Gathering offers ; Preparing for the act of sale ; After the flip is over.
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