How to Find the Best Fixer Upper to Remodel

Hilary FarrRenovation0 Comments

A row of colorful houses in Washington DC.

You most likely know that I have a passion for real estate, and finding homes to renovate can be one of the best parts of the business. But if you don’t know where to look or how to find these properties, it can get really overwhelming and discouraging. That’s why I decided to put together a list of a few … Read More

Hilary’s Favorite Materials for Any Rehab

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Don't get stuck at the hardware store wondering what materials you should buy. Hilary's favorite materials are perfect go-to solutions for any rehab.

If you’re like me, you aren’t planning on rehabbing just one or two houses a year. In fact, once you get your real estate investing business going, you probably plan on rehabbing multiple houses in a month. If that’s the case, you can help yourself out big-time by knowing the best materials to use on all your rehabs. When you … Read More

3 Big Mistakes Every Real Estate Investor Should Avoid

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Starting a real estate business can be intimidating, but it will be easier if you learn to avoid making these big real estate mistakes from the beginning.

Starting your own real estate investing business can be intimidating and exhilarating. As you begin to get to know the real estate industry and the home remodeling business, you’re inevitably going to be over-prepared in some areas and underprepared in others. If you wait until you know everything there is to know about remodeling and investing in real estate, though, … Read More

When is the Best Time to Buy a Property?

Hilary FarrReal Estate Investing5 Comments

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 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

How to Use Pinterest for Your Real Estate Marketing

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There are hundreds of thousands of users on Pinterest, which means your business will be able to gain a lot of exposure from the platform.

When it first started gaining popularity, I never considered Pinterest to be a real estate marketing tool. Today, many real estate professionals use it regularly to gain brand awareness, build leads, and sell properties. Back in the day (not that long ago), Pinterest was a fun way to archive sites, articles, and items that users found online, using pictures and … 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