The Book On Estimating Rehab Costs


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ENTIRELY REVISED AND UPDATED! Over 40,000 first edition copies sold. How much does it really cost to renovate your investment property? Learn detailed tips, tricks, and tactics to accurately budget nearly any house flipping project and investment property renovation from expert real estate investor and fix-and-flipper J Scott. Discover the tried-and-tested steps of his professional framework and methodology for precisely evaluating renovation costs in hundreds of his own successful rehab projects. 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! 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: -Inspect every aspect of a property to create your renovation scope -Decide which upgrade options provide the biggest bang for your buck -Identify the 150+ most common renovations you'll likely encounter -See big problems (like mold and termites!) and quickly fix them -Assign accurate prices to every rehab task to build a detailed budget -Determine which contractors are best for certain repairs or projects -Break down the top 25 basic components of a renovation -And so much more! 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. This book gives you the estimation tools needed to produce the income you desire on your first--or next--investment deal!

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Author by J. Scott
Genre eBook Business & Economics
Read Book 195
ISBN Number 1947200127

The Book On Estimating Rehab Costs


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Author by J. Scott (Real estate investor)
Genre eBook Flipping (Real estate investment)
Read Book 217
ISBN Number 0988973715

The Book On Flipping Houses


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This no-fluff book contains detailed, step-by-step training perfect for both the complete newbie or seasoned pro looking to build a killer house-flipping business. In this book you'll discover: --How to get financing for your deals, even with no cash and poor credit! --How to evaluate a potential market or "farm" area! --What types of properties you should buy, where and from whom! --How to find great deals from motivated sellers! --How to evaluate deals quickly and accurately! --How to make competitive offers and complete your due diligence efficiently and effectively! --How to create a Scope of Work, a Budget and a Schedule! --How to hire the best contractors and manage your rehab to completion! --How to get your properties under contract for top dollar! --How to get your property to the closing table as efficiently as possible so you can collect your check!

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Author by J. Scott
Genre eBook Business & Economics
Read Book 320
ISBN Number 1947200100

Fixing And Flipping Real Estate


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Let’s face it—fixing and flipping houses is sexy. Who doesn’t love the idea of buying a rundown, mold-infested shack and transforming it into someone’s dream home for massive profits? Reality TV shows make it look so easy. A little paint here, some new kitchen cabinets there, and presto! The house is sold for big bucks and everyone lives happily ever after. If only it were that simple. Fixing and flipping houses is a business. In order for a business to survive, prosper, and grow, systems must be put in place. Fixing and Flipping Real Estate: Strategies for the Post-Boom Era is a book that breaks down the four essential components of a fix-and-flip business, giving you the building blocks to efficiently buy and sell 1 to 20 properties a month in today’s post-boom era housing market. You’ll learn about each of the boxes: Acquisition—How to find and buy a profitable real estate deal. Rehabbing—How to systematically remodel a house and how not to underimprove, or overimprove, your property. Sales—How to sell your flip for the highest possible price in the shortest possible time. Raising Capital—How to get the capital you need to grow your business, including using other people’s money, for your real estate deals without getting sued or going to jail. In the post-real estate boom era, fixing and flipping is again a solid business--especially in the “sand” states—Arizona, California, Nevada, Texas, and Florida, among others. It’s also a good bet in states as diverse as North Carolina and Washington State. And with the real estate market projected to bottom out nationally in 2012 (this time for real), there are plenty of houses to be renovated and plenty of money to be made by the enterprising in all fifty states. This book shows real estate investors everything they need to know to get started fixing and reselling houses either as a substantial sideline or a full-on business.

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Author by Marty Boardman
Genre eBook Business & Economics
Read Book 240
ISBN Number 9781430246459

Estimating Building Costs For The Residential And Light Commercial Construction Professional


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How to succeed in the construction business—step-by-stepguidelines for estimating To be competitive, contractors and homebuilders need to know howto generate complete, accurate estimates for labor and materialcosts. This book guides readers through the entire estimatingprocess, explaining in detail how to put together a reliableestimate that can be used not only for budgeting, but also fordeveloping a schedule, managing a project, dealing withcontingencies, and ultimately making a profit. Completely revised and updated to reflect the new CSIMasterFormat 2010TM system, the Second Edition of this practicalguide describes estimating techniques for each building system andhow to apply them according to the latest industry standards. Costconsiderations and quantity takeoff and pricing are included forvirtually every type of work found in residential and lightcommercial projects, from demolition, concrete, and masonry towindows and doors, siding, roofing, mechanical and electricalsystems, finish work, and site construction. Complete with many new graphics and references to professionalconstruction cost databases, the new edition provides experiencedcontractors and novices alike with essential information on: How to correctly interpret plans and specifications, reflectingupdates to contract documents since the first edition Computer estimating techniques and new estimating software forperforming quantity takeoff The best methods for conceptual estimating as well as theextremely useful topic of parametric estimating How to allocate the right amounts for profit and contingencies,and other hard-to-find professional guidance How a unit price estimate is built along with labor issues andbudgeting for subcontractor work

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Author by Wayne J. Del Pico
Genre eBook Technology & Engineering
Read Book 528
ISBN Number 9781118243541

The Book On Negotiating Real Estate


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With over 1,000 successful real estate deals between them, the authors 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. Aimed at real estate investors and agents at any level, this book not only covers all aspects of negotiating real estate deals, but also contains dozens of true-life stories that highlight how strong negotiation can result in more and better deals, as well as dialogue that will teach you what to say and how to say it, strengthening your ability to close profitable transactions.

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Author by J. Scott
Genre eBook Business & Economics
Read Book 263
ISBN Number 1947200062

How To Be A Real Estate Investor


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ISBN Number 9781476427898

Find It Fix It Flip It


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“Shows us how to turn passion into profit."—Tony Robbins, bestselling author of Awaken the Giant Within Michael Corbett—host of Extra’s Mansions and Millionaires—shares his strategies, tips, and never-before-revealed insider techniques that have helped him make a fortune in real estate. This book is for aspiring flippers, first-time home buyers, or any homeowner who wants to create big profits and own their ultimate dream home—mortgage free! Starting with the essentials, Corbett shares how to crunch the numbers to instantly determine a house’s profit potential. He then covers every step from purchase to sale: • Get the profit-making house at the price you can afford • Make the improvements that make you millions • Insider secrets that save you thousands • Take advantage of the market’s ups and downs • Sell your home tax free and pocket the profits Filled with practical tips, illustrated with before-and-after case studies and easy to use charts and worksheets, Find It, Fix It, Flip It! offers the insider expertise needed to tap into an exciting—and potentially limitless—new source of income and financial independence.

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Author by Michael Corbett
Genre eBook Business & Economics
Read Book 224
ISBN Number 9781101219409

Flip


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FLIP, the third book in the National Bestselling Millionaire Real Estate Series (More than 500,000 copies sold!) FLIP provides a detailed, step-by-step process to analyze each investment, identify the best improvements, accurately estimate the costs and intelligently oversee the construction. It takes out all the guess work and almost all of the risk. Here's what industry experts are saying about FLIP: "Read this book before you flip that house! FLIP is an indispensable step-by-step guide to flipping houses that you will refer to again and again." -Carlos Ortiz, Executive Producer, "FLIP That House" (TLC's most popular real estate TV show) "At HomeVestors, we're in the business of buying and selling homes for profit and I can attest that there are few, if any, who can rival Rick's and Clay's expertise when it comes to fixing up houses for profit. This book is a must-read for any investor." -Dr. John Hayes, President and CEO of HomeVestors of America (the largest homebuyer in America) "FLIP is a must-read book for everyone in the real estate business. Every agent should have this book. They should read it and master its contents. Why? Because it is the best guide ever written on how to evaluate real estate and how to add value to a house." -Gary Keller, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Keller Williams Realty International and author of bestselling The Millionaire Real Estate Agent and The Millionaire Real Estate Investor "For anyone looking to build wealth in real estate, FLIP provides a step-by-step approach that really works in any market." -Loral Langemeier, bestselling author of The Millionaire Maker FLIP extends the national bestselling Millionaire Real Estate series with a step-by-step guide that is quickly becoming "the model" for successfully finding, fixing and selling investment properties for profit. Based on their involvement in over a 1,000 flips, Rick Villani and Clay Davis walk you through the proven five-stage model for successfully flipping a house: FIND: How to select ideal neighborhoods, attract sellers, and find houses with investment potential ANALYZE: Identify which improvements to make and analyze the profit potential of any house BUY: How to arrange financing, present the offer, and close on the purchase FIX: A 50-step, easy-to-follow plan for fixing up houses that keeps you on time, in budget and assures top quality SELL: How to add finishing touches to quickly sell for maximum profit Woven through the book is an entertaining narrative that follows the flipping adventures of Samantha, Ed, Bill, Nancy, Amy and Mitch as they find, buy, fix and sell their first investment houses. With all this plus the experience of over a thousand flips condensed into one book, FLIP gives new investors the tools they need to avoid common pitfalls, make a profit, and enjoy the process of house flipping. Rick Villani and Clay Davis are senior executives at HomeFixers, North America's leading real estate rehab franchise. HomeFixers has been involved in more than 1,000 flips nationwide.

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Author by Rick Villani
Genre eBook Business & Economics
Read Book 288
ISBN Number 007154514X

Long Distance Real Estate Investing


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Live where you want, and invest anywhere it makes sense. "It is a common misperception in real estate investing that you should buy only where you live. David Greene has put that myth to rest... This is a must-read for investors who want to expand their real estate empire nationwide." --David Osborn, bestselling author of Wealth Can't Wait Are you interested in real estate investing, but you live in a hot market that is not suited for buy and hold investing? Do you want to take advantage of wealth-building opportunities, but that seems impossible until the next market crash? Real estate investing is one of the greatest vehicles to build wealth, but it doesn't make sense in every market. Some locations provide incredible returns, while others make it almost impossible to find a single property that profits. Traditionally, investing out of state has been considered risky and unwise. But the rules, technology, and markets have changed: No longer are you forced to invest only in your backyard! In his book, real estate investor and police officer David Greene shows you exactly how he's built a multi-million dollar portfolio through buying, managing, and flipping out-of-state properties, often without ever even seeing the properties in person. David shares every tip, trick, and system he has put in place for over twenty rental properties, so you can avoid making mistakes and shorten your learning curve immensely! What's inside: How to assemble an all-star team to handle each aspect of a deal from A-Z. How to find great deals in any state, regardless of where you live. How to rehab a project from thousands of miles away without worry or complication. How to speak the language of the agents, contractors, lenders, and property managers you will use. How to quickly and easily know which neighborhoods to buy, and which to pass in. How to choose the best materials for your rehab projects and pay the least amount of money. ...And more! Don't let your location dictate your financial freedom. Get the inside scoop to invest--and succeed--anywhere!

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Author by David Greene
Genre eBook Business & Economics
Read Book 287
ISBN Number 0997584750