Hilary’s 10 Rules of Renovation to Impress Buyers

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Follow these 10 rules of renovation on your next remodel to impress your potential buyers! Everyone who steps through the front door will love the home.

Buying a house is one of the largest decisions you can make in life. Not only is it a large financial investment, but it is an emotional decision as well. When you are renovating a house, you need to find ways to make the house worth the investment for your buyers. Ultimately, your goal is to create a space that … Read More

February 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 February 2018 Student Stories.

We have talented and successful students all across the country! Hear about their experiences with Rules of Renovation below, and then register for an event to find out how you can change your life through real estate investing too! Kyle, Brooklyn, New York Ronnie and Amy, Seattle, Washington Feeling inspired to start your own real estate investing journey? Register for one of … Read More

4 Tips for Finding a Great Web Designer

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Hiring a great web designer for your real estate business will help you achieve the professional online presence you need to set you apart.

You already know that if you want to be a successful real estate investor, you must have a solid social media presence. But, did you know that it is also a wise idea to have a professional website as well? With so many content management systems and services to choose from (WordPress, Wix and everything in between), you might think, … Read More

January 2018 Student Stories

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

Rules of Renovation has changed the life of so many of our students. And we want to share their stories, testimonials and reviews with you each month to encourage you to start real estate investing too! Here’s what just a couple of our students have to say about their experience with Rules of Renovation. Martha and Maggie, North Hollywood, California … Read More

3 Rehab Projects Every Real Estate Investor Can Do

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If you have ever watched Love It or List It or you’re familiar with my work, you already know that I love to work with my skilled remodeling team on projects. But, that doesn’t mean that I don’t enjoy getting my hands dirty too. That’s one of the reasons I’ve been so successful in this business – I’ve gotten really … Read More

3 Home Upgrades That Are Worth Paying For

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Want to maximize your return on investment? These home upgrades are worth paying for as they impress buyers and they will always give you the best results.

Renovating houses is an ambitious pursuit that can be rewarding if you have the proper tools, expertise and patience to see the project through to completion. I am always searching for ways to maximize my investment, implement effective design strategies and get the most out of every rehab project. What’s the best way to do this? There are plenty of … Read More

Don’t Forget About the Importance of Lighting

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Lighting is one of those things that is often overlooked in renovations, yet it is one of the most important things to include!

You probably already know about the importance of curb appeal when renovating a house, but are you aware of the next most important factor in house staging? If you have great curb appeal, people will want to come inside and see your house, but what do they see when they step in the front door? Do they see a bright, … Read More

Picking the Perfect Neighborhood for Renovations

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When searching for a fixer-upper, always take the neighborhood into consideration. Properties will sell faster if they are in a desirable location.

When I search for a house to renovate, I always take the neighborhood into consideration. If you find a house that’s set at a really low price, you may think, “Great! We’re just going to remodel it. It shouldn’t cost too much money, and we’ll make a profit in no time!” Essentially, that’s how it’s supposed to work with real … Read More

How to Increase Your Property’s Curb Appeal

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It's easy to forget the importance of curb appeal when it comes to real estate investing. Follow these tips to make your property more appealing to buyers!

Any good real estate investor knows the importance of beautifying a home’s interior AND exterior, but many people still seem to forget about curb appeal. If you aren’t aware, curb appeal is one of the biggest factors that gets potential buyers in the door during an open house. Spending time on a home’s curb appeal is equally as important as … Read More