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Flip vs Flop: How To Sell in a Seller's Market

Posted by Residential Capital Partners on Apr 26, 2021 11:50:32 AM

Your inbox: it’s overflowing. Your desk: it’s piled high. Your mind: it’s scattered, to say the least.

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Topics: Fix and Flip Financing Tips, House Flipping Market Insights

Defer Taxes—Not Profits—With a 1031 Exchange

Posted by Residential Capital Partners on Apr 23, 2021 11:31:31 AM

The purpose of flipping houses — or any property — is to realize a profit. Period. From the minute you secure a property with a hard money loan, your focus is turning your property into a tidy profit that you can take to the bank.

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Topics: Fix and Flip Financing Tips

Struggling To Differentiate Your Fix-And-Flip Program?

Posted by Residential Capital Partners on Mar 9, 2021 9:59:40 AM

You’re not alone. Nearly one year ago, lenders across the United States froze their fix-and-flip lending programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, the market is strong and a resurgence of programs abounds—with one pesky problem: they’re nearly all the same.

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Topics: Fix and Flip Financing Tips, Fix and Flip Lenders

ARV Doesn’t Affect Your Bottom Line. It IS Your Bottom Line.

Posted by Residential Capital Partners on Feb 25, 2021 1:18:24 PM

Correctly calculating ARV (After Repair Value) is no cakewalk. The market changes daily – by city, neighborhood, and street. To be a great ARV calculator, you must be equal parts historian, detective, and fortune teller. Perhaps Zen master, too, because the stakes are high: calculating ARV incorrectly can literally cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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Topics: Fix and Flip Financing Tips, Fix and Flip Lenders

How to Choose a Fix-and-Flip Lender During a Recession

Posted by Residential Capital Partners on Aug 26, 2020 4:39:24 PM

Panic is the enemy to your investment strategy. Choosing the right hard money lender might just be the antidote.

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Topics: Fix and Flip Financing Tips, Fix and Flip Lenders

3 Ways to Spot Trustworthy Fix and Flip Lenders

Posted by Residential Capital Partners on Feb 26, 2020 12:55:12 PM

Finding a trustworthy fix and flip lender can be the start of a beautiful, mutually beneficial business relationship.

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Topics: Fix and Flip Financing Tips

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

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