Ultimate House Flipping

The idea of flipping houses is often appealing to people from all walks of life, whether they want to do it for pure profit, to re-build their community — or both. If this is you, it’s important to keep in mind that while purchasing a fix and flip can be exciting, it can also be risky, and your profits are determined by:

  • Your ability to beat out other investors in finding the good deals
  • Your knowledge
  • Your ability to properly assess the risk, costs, and profit potential of a deal

That said, if you want to learn how to lay the groundwork for a great flip, or just spare yourself some pain by learning from my flipping mistakes, you’re in the right place.

In this guide on how to flip a house, you’ll find the nitty gritty details, “hard knock” tips and aha! moments that you need for a smooth and profitable flip, whether this is your first flip or your tenth.

Start Here Webinar Replay: How to Fail at Flipping

The newbie mistakes to avoid when first starting out. In this free webinar we’ll go over:

    • 2 critical mistakes that will sink your deals
    • 5 lessons learned to improve your flipping business
    • In-depth comps training that I wish I had 3 years ago



Guide to Flipping Houses

I will go into extensive detail on the seven major aspects of a real estate fix and flip project.

You can start from the beginning and work through to the end or go straight to what you need:


How to find houses to flip

This three-part series has over 117 methods and techniques you can use to uncover properties online, without the  internet, and by creating relationships.

You’ll discover everything from what to look for when driving for dollars, to online government auction and real estate surplus websites you can surf in your pajamas.

Online Real Estate Deals

55 Resources to Find Real Estate Deals Online

In this post, I list over 55 ways to find wholesale real estate deals online. You know that traditional lead ...
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35 Relationships To Help You Find More Houses To Flip

Facebook ads, landing pages with funnels, and Craigslist posts may be some of the first methods that you reach for ...
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27 Ways To Find Off-Market Wholesale Real Estate Deals Offline

29 Ways to Find Off-Market & Wholesale Real Estate Deals: Offline

It can be understandably difficult to find off-market deals on real estate properties that have enough of a spread between ...
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How to come up with an accurate real estate After Repair Value (ARV)

To properly calculate a true ARV for a potential flip, you must understand how to find real estate comps and adjust them for features. Learn how to do this and you’ll never be forced between leaving money on the offer table, or losing it on the sale of the flip.

ARV Real Estate Meaning: How to Calculate It Quickly & Accurately

When it comes to investing in real estate, whether a fix and flip, wholesale deal, or rental property, knowing the ...
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How to estimate your flip rehab construction costs accurately

Getting targeted construction cost estimates for a flip is challenging, even for pros. The good news is, it does get easier with practice.

In this post, I break down costs for 29 common rehab projects along with a rehab walkthrough checklist to get you started.

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Estimating Rehab Costs: A Detailed Guide for Investors

This detailed guide helps with estimating rehab costs accurately for a number of common home improvement items in your house ...
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How to schedule rehab construction tasks in the right order

When flipping a house, time is money, whether yours or your lender’s. Execute your house construction tasks in the fastest, least costly order by following the scheduling guidelines in this post.

Construction Project Management

How to Order Your House Flip Construction Tasks

One of the keys to a profitable flip lies in careful scheduling to tightly manage time. If you're flipping your ...
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How to find investor-friendly contractors

How to find investor-friendly contractors, understand the two major traits that separate the good from the bad, and ask the qualifying questions that will make sure your choices are the best ones for the job.

Eight ways to find investor-friendly contractors for your fix and flip.

Top 8 Ways to Find and Vet Investor-Friendly Contractors

In this post I list 8 ways that you can use to find and vet contractors for your house flipping ...
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Making sure you have accounted for all of your holding, purchase and sale costs

Did you know that there are up to 29 possible holding, purchase, and sale costs associated with a flip? Understanding where your money is going before it’s spent is a major key to profitability.This guide gives you the information that you will need before you can know how to flip a house.

House Flipping Project Costs

What is the Cost to Flip a House? Purchase, Sale, & Holding Costs

If you're wondering how much it costs to flip a house, this post goes over the lengthy list of purchase, ...
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23 Tips For Saving Money When Flipping a House

Making money on house flips is getting harder and harder as margins get squeezed due to increased competition. To overcome ...
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How to use house flipping formulas to analyze your deals

Find out the math behind the most important formulas, such as how to calculate your Maximum Allowable Offer, or what the 70 percent rule is when it comest to analyzing a fix and flip.

House Flipping Deal Analysis

Essential Fix and Flip Formulas for Deal Analysis

The purpose of this post is to help you understand the deal analysis math behind the most important house flipping ...
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How to find creative funding options for your strategy

There are often two camps of investors, those that are overwhelmed by all of the possible funding options available for a flip, or those who think the only method available to them is cash only. If you’re in either, check out this article that clearly explains different ways to locate funds for a flip…and some that might be right under your nose.

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How to Find Funding for Flipping Houses – 14 Creative Ways

One of the most important parts of your house flipping business is to figure out how to find funding for flipping ...
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This guide on how to flip a house is meant to springboard you towards success through education and in being able to identify opportunities around you.

Disclaimer: Real estate in general, and flipping especially is very risky business. None of the information in any article within the House Flipping Guide or within the site Blog is deemed advice, your mileage may vary, and you have the potential to lose all of your money.  We will not be held responsible for your use of this information in any way.