How to Make a Decision on a Home Sight Unseen

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Making a decision on a home sight unseen can be stressful and risky. Here are some great tips for deciding whether the home is worth your time and money or not.

When you read advice about home renovations — from myself or any other expert on the subject — you’ll hear that the worst mistake you can make is not doing your homework. If you don’t research the local market trends, market prices for nearby comps, potential liens on the property, etc., you’re asking for problems. You don’t want to buy … Read More

How to Choose the Right Toilet for Your Remodel

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Choosing a toilet for your remodel requires more thought than you may think. Follow these tips to help you make the best toilet purchase for your remodels.

Choosing toilets might seem like a straightforward and simple thing before you start remodeling houses. In fact, you might think that you can get away with just using the toilets that are in most of your houses to begin with, right? Wrong. Once you start rehabbing houses and shopping for appliances, fixtures, and materials, you’ll find out that there’s a … Read More

When is the Best Time to Buy a Property?

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People are always wondering when the best time to buy a property is. The answer is always right now. The worst thing you can do is wait around for the "right time" to come along.

Whenever people find out about what I do, they always have questions about real estate, usually pertaining to tips for remodeling a house, etc. I love answering these questions. I could talk about real estate investing all day long. Although, I’ve noticed that there is one question that tends to come up more often than others. People want to know … Read More

3 Huge House Remodeling Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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Avoid making these remodeling mistakes if you'd like to be able to stay within your budget and sell your flip house fast.

When I look back on the many remodels I’ve worked on over the past few years, I realize how much I’ve learned about what to do and what not to do when flipping a house. Here are some of the biggest mistakes that I recommend you avoid the next time you are remodeling. Estimating Your Measurements You know that old … Read More

How to Write a Great Real Estate Ad

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Learning how to write a great real estate ad will help you sell those properties that you've worked so hard on remodeling and rehabbing.

When people come to the Rules of Renovation events, they usually expect to learn about how to start real estate investing. They often don’t consider all of the things that go into creating and running a successful real estate investing business. For example, many Rules of Renovation students expect to hear about tricks and tips for finding and building a … Read More

3 Habits of Successful Home Renovators

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These 3 habits are important for home renovators to adopt if they want to be successful in the real estate investing business.

Being a successful home renovator is about more than just finding great deals, getting rehabs done on time, and selling the homes at a decent profit. Yes, those are the bare bones of renovating, but to be truly successful in this business you have to embrace the fact that you’re not just a renovator—you’re a real estate entrepreneur. You are … Read More

4 Surprising Staging Tips You Need to Know

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I like to think of staging as the finishing touch on a job well done with my house remodels. When I buy houses, they’re almost always wrecked. There’ll be rotted floorboards, destroyed bathrooms, and even graffiti inside and out. Then within a few weeks of hard work, I have a beautifully rehabbed house that almost anyone would love living in. … Read More

March 2018 Student Stories

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We've had so many successful students complete the Rules of Renovation program, and we've featured some in our March 2018 Student Stories.

It’s time for another round of student success stories! Find out how Rules of Renovation has changed our student’s lives, and register for a FREE event to find out why real estate investing is the best way to gain financial freedom! Leslie Sanchez, West Orange, New Jersey Barry, Spencer, Matthew and Chris, San Antonio, Texas Are you ready to start … Read More