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How much does it really cost to flip a house? In this new second edition, get all the updated costs, upgrade details, and associated values when it comes to estimating your next renovation!
Determine how to accurately estimate all the costs you are likely to face during renovation—and get all of your rehab questions answered in a single place! In The Book on Estimating Rehab Costs, expert real estate investor and fix-and-flipper J Scott reveals the tried-and-tested steps of his professional framework and his methodology for precisely evaluating renovation costs from hundreds of his own successful rehab projects. Learn every detailed tip, trick, and tactic you need to accurately budget any house flipping project or investment property renovation.
You don't need to be a contractor to flip houses, but you do need to know the fundamentals of budgeting and pricing your renovation—including everything from cosmetic renovations to complex installations and upgrades. Whether you are preparing to walk through your very first rehab project or you’re an experienced home flipper, this handbook will be your guide to identifying renovation projects, creating a scope of work, and staying on budget to ensure a timely profit!
Inside, you will learn how to:
Entirely revised and updated, with more than 60,000 first edition copies sold! Learn how to find a great investment property, fix it up, and walk away with a profit.
Are you inspired to leave your 9-to-5 job and start flipping houses? In The Book on Flipping Houses, expert real estate fix-and-flipper J Scott details a step-by-step plan to succeed in your first—or next—house flip. This revised edition of the bestselling book includes new explanations on the ins-and-outs of flipping real estate in any part of the economic cycle, more options on how to finance your flips, and a focus on larger renovation projects not previously discussed.
This no-fluff book contains a detailed flipping blueprint perfect for both the complete newbie and seasoned real estate pro. If you’re looking to build a profitable, efficient house flipping business, let this easy-to-follow book act as your guide!
In this book, you'll discover how to:
A priceless read during times of economic turmoil—use negotiation skills to get the best deals no matter what the housing market throws your way.
Learn how to close more real estate deals . . . and make more money in the process!
Three expert investors and bestselling authors come together to show you how to get the most deals—and the best deals—on all of your investment property. With more than 1,000 successful real estate deals between them, J Scott, Mark Ferguson, and Carol Scott combine the science of negotiation with real world experience to dive into all aspects of the real estate negotiation process. From the first interaction with a buyer or seller, to renegotiating the contract after unexpected issues arise, to last-minute concessions at closing, you’ll learn everything you need to reach optimal agreements every time.
Along with a step-by-step guide to the negotiation process, this book also contains dozens of true-life stories that highlight how strong negotiation can result in more and better deals. Real dialogue examples will teach you what to say and how to say it, effectively strengthening your ability to close profitable transactions. Whether you’re a real estate investor, agent, beginner, or veteran, you can use these expert strategies to create dynamic end results!
Inside, you will learn:
Take any recession in stride by learning to modify your investing tactics—not only to survive an economic downturn, but to also thrive! You'll never be intimidated by a market shift again.
The 2008 Great Recession was a time of economic turmoil and disruption, and many real estate investors lost everything they’d worked so hard to achieve. However, not every investor suffered that fate: Even during the worst parts of the downturn, some real estate professionals were able to grow and scale their businesses. Not only did they come out the other side unscathed, but they also created a better financial situation than ever before.
In Recession-Proof Real Estate Investing, accomplished investor J Scott dives into the theory of economic cycles and the real-world strategies for harnessing them to your advantage. With clear instructions for every type of investor, this easy-to-follow guide will show you how to make money during all of the market’s twists and turns—whether during an economic recession or at any other point in the economic cycle. You’ll never look at your real estate business the same way again!
In this book, you’ll learn: