6 Reasons to Finance a House Flip in Winter

Posted by Residential Capital Partners on Feb 3, 2020 5:13:43 PM

Conventional wisdom says that late spring and early summer is the best time to sell a home or an investment property, but real estate investors and hard money lenders alike know that winter poses its own special opportunities, and that the colder months can be an ideal time to make your move.

Aside from the fact that hard money loans or property investment loans are also available in winter, there are other reasons why the winter months could be prime time to finance a house flip.

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Topics: Fix and Flip Financing Tips

8 Common Fix And Flip Mistakes

Posted by Residential Capital Partners on Feb 3, 2020 4:45:07 PM

A large segment of today’s housing market is being fueled by flippers and real estate investors who seek to turn a hard money loan or investment property loan into a nice, tidy profit.

While it’s not unusual to see someone parlay a rehab loan into a nice five- to six-figure profit, there are definite hazards that come with flipping. Many of these hazards lie not within the investment property, but in the assumptions of the renovator.

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Topics: How to Fix & Flip

How to Find & Keep Good Contractors for House Flipping

Posted by Residential Capital Partners on Jul 18, 2019 10:22:35 AM


The Golden Rules to Hiring a Contractor for Your House Flipping Business

Your contractor can have a profound impact on almost every aspect of your real estate flip: Deadlines. Quality of work. Budget. Return on investment. And whether or not the overall experience is energizing or draining.

Whether you’re funding a flip or using a hard money lender, it’s important to keep your flip on schedule and on budget. Time is money. Not all contractors understand or care about that. Follow these steps and you’ll be able to find good contractors and build lasting relationships with the ones who come through for you.

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Home Improvements That Add Value to Your Investment Property

Posted by Residential Capital Partners on Jul 1, 2019 10:57:38 AM

You’ve found your next real estate flip, secured your hard money loan, and closed on the property. Now it’s time to make a return on your investment.

The secret to successful real estate flipping is knowing which improvements not only attract buyers, but also drive up the value of the home so that you can realize a higher return on your investment.

Here are some of the win-win improvements that make both buyers and investors happy.

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3 Ways to Get Fix and Flip Funding

Posted by Residential Capital Partners on Jun 27, 2019 1:44:30 PM

You don’t have to shake out the couch cushions to get funding for flipping houses.

Flipping a house takes a lot of money beyond the purchase price. The median purchasing price for homes in 2019 is $155,000. Add on rehab costs, appraisals and inspections, holding costs, realtor fees and closing costs… it takes a lot of money to turn a profit on your fix and flip.

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Topics: Fix and Flip Financing Tips