FAQ

Below is a comprehensive FAQ from Rules of Renovation. If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact us via email at info@rulesofrenovation.com or use our contact form. For your convenience, the FAQ has been divided into multiple sections.

How do I register for an event?
Please visit The Rules of Renovation “Register  tab on the homepage or call: (800) 200-9299 to register for an event near you.

What if I have a problem registering online?
If an issue does arise please email: info@rulesofrenovation.com for instructions to resolve your issue, or to be registered manually.

May I bring a guest?
Yes. Your admission includes registration for up to four guests. Once you have registered you will be given the option to register a guest, where you will then provide the full name and email address for each guest. You may also register a guest once you have received your confirmation email. Your guest will NOT receive a confirmation email. You can forward them your confirmation email with the event details and eTicket. If you received tickets via mail, please bring them with you.

How long is the event?
The event usually lasts between 2 – 3 hours, depending on audience questions and doors will open 15 minutes prior to the start of the event.

May I reschedule my event?
Yes. If there is another date or venue in your local area that better suits your schedule, please email: info@rulesofrenovation.com or call: (800) 200-9299 so we may update your reservation.

Will there be any refreshments?
Yes. Light snacks will be provided and they typically include nuts, granola bars, and/or candies.

May I bring my children?
We encourage all attendees to make arrangements for their children. This allows you as well as other attendees to be free from distraction so you are able to get the most out of the session.

What is the attire?
Casual dress or business attire is encouraged.

I don’t see an event listed for my city; are you coming to my area?
Stay in touch with The Rules of Renovation on Facebook for the latest information on our upcoming events. We encourage you to subscribe to our newsletter so we are able to notify you once an event has been scheduled in your area.

Will Hilary Farr be at the event?
Hilary is unable to attend all events, but will attend as many as she can. She is proud to partner with trusted real estate experts who teach Rules of Renovation strategies on her behalf. Exactly which events she will attend varies, but we will always announce on Facebook when she is planning on attending an event, so just keep an eye out!

Is parking free?
Parking is determined by the hotel venue.

When do I find out if I won the Microsoft Surface Pro?
You must attend an event to register for the One-of-Twenty Microsoft Surface Pro giveaway. You will be notified by phone or mail if you have won. 5 per quarter are given away. Microsoft Surface Pro winners are posted at: rulesofrenovation.com/surfacepro/

How can I get my free gift?
All attendees will receive a token of our appreciation for attending the event. *You must be in attendance to receive the free gift.

What can I expect to learn at the preview event?
The event covers various real estate strategies that are working in your area today.

Will I be sold anything?
The event is free of charge. Additional content and resources, such as training workshops, mentoring, one-on-one coaching services, and advanced events, are made available for purchase to those who attend the event. However, purchase of additional content is not required.

How can I be added to your “Do Not Contact” list?
Please call our Customer Service department at 800-203-1402 for assistance.

Where can I hear what others have to say about The Rules of Renovation?
Please tune in to The Rules of Renovation Reviews on our YouTube channel to hear student testimonials and see verified, documented success stories.

Does The Rules of Renovation offer any resources for people interested in learning more about renovating houses?
The Rules of Renovation blog is a great resource for information on renovating homes. Additional resources include Hilary Farr’s eBook, Break Barriers and the Bank: Rules of Real Estate Investing.

What types of courses does The Rules of Renovation offer?
The Rules of Renovation offers a variety of courses ranging from an introductory 3-day weekend training in real estate investment and renovating, to more in-depth training and events, as well as one-on-one coaching.

Are The Rules of Renovation’s real estate events a scam?
No. The Rules of Renovation is based upon Hilary Farr’s real estate investment strategies and systems that she uses in her own business today. Her goal is simple – to help others achieve financial freedom like she has been able to through the hard work of real estate investing.

What payment options do you offer for your courses?
The Rules of Renovation courses can be paid for via cash, debit, or credit. Payment plans are not available at this time.

Do you offer any refunds for The Rules of Renovation program?
Yes. Refund information can be obtained by contacting The Rules of Renovation’s Customer Service at 800-203-1402.

What can I expect to learn at a free Rules of Renovation real estate event?
The event covers various real estate strategies that are working in your area today.

Will The Rules of Renovation real estate workshop be tailored for my specific state?
Yes. The Rules of Renovation has been proven to be exceptional and efficient in any state.

Will I learn specific strategies during the event?
Yes. Each Rules of Renovation event and workshop will teach you strategies for renovating houses in today’s real estate market.

Are your courses for beginners, intermediate or advanced students?
Our courses are structured to suit students of all levels in their real estate investing career.

How is The Rules of Renovation different from other real estate training programs?
The Rules of Renovation is unique in that we offer the most comprehensive real estate investment education and training program in the industry. Our methods are practiced and have a proven track record.

Do you offer any one-on-one coaching opportunities?
Yes, The Rules of Renovation offers one-on-one coaching opportunities for a heightened learning experience for its students.

Why should I attend a real estate workshop?
The Rules of Renovation 3-Day Workshop is a crash course in real estate investment training featuring an abundance of actionable information. If you are wanting to excel in the industry, this is your first stop for education.

How do I know if The Rules of Renovation is right for me?

If you’re interested in learning how to renovate homes the right way, and you want to get started soon, or the idea of one-on-one coaching support intrigues you, then The Rules of Renovation is right for you.

Do you have any success stories from previous students?
Yes. Success stories from our students can be found on our website under the Reviews tab. Additional stories are also available on our YouTube channel.

How can I get a peek “behind the scenes” of a Rules of Renovation real estate event?
Many of the videos on our YouTube channel contain on-the-spot testimonials taken directly from our events.

What should I do to prepare for The Rules of Renovation real estate workshop?
Make sure you are ready to take notes and enjoy yourself!

What types of prizes do you give away to your students?
From January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2018, The Rules of Renovation will be giving away twenty (20) Microsoft Surface Pros to registered (and in attendance) attendees for The Rules of Renovation events. Details on the giveaway can be found here.

How did Hilary Farr learn the insider real estate strategies that your course teaches?
Hilary sharpened her real estate and design skill set over several years of being in the industry. Learn more about Hilary’s story here.

Why did Hilary Farr decide to create Rules of Renovation?

Much of Farr’s success is attributed to her ability to anticipate industry trends, understand the personalities of her many unique clients, and to respond with distinctive designs and now her team is ready to teach you to do the same and achieve success.
Is it really possible to start renovating houses with no experience?
Yes. We all start somewhere. Thanks to Hilary Farr, The Rules of Renovation provides the knowledge and support necessary to gain a head start.

What is the best way to research the housing market in my area?
There are many resources for researching your local housing market, such as Movoto, Realtor.com, and Trulia. Search for your local MLS online to be connected to additional resources.

Is house renovating legal?
Yes. Not only is house renovating legal in both the United States and Canada, it is recognized as a viable income stream.

Do I need a business license to begin renovating houses?
Licensing required to renovate homes is typically state-dependent. Research your local licensing regulations and requirements.

Will I need to quit my job in order to begin renovating houses?
No. Many of our students renovate houses part time in addition to working full-time jobs.

How much time will I need to dedicate to house renovating in order to succeed?
Renovating houses comes with the flexibility to work as much or as little as you’d like. Dedicate what time you can and reap the rewards that follow.

How much time does it typically take to renovate a house for a profit?
This will vary from project-to-project and an exact time frame cannot be given.

What do I need to know before I get started with real estate investing?
No prior experience or knowledge is required.

Do you need a lot of money to renovate houses?
One of the subjects covered during our workshop focuses on how to find lenders and use as little of your own money as possible.

How much risk is involved in the business of renovating houses?
Risk varies depending on the project and the role you choose to take in the renovating process.

Is there a chance that I’ll lose money renovating houses?
There is always a chance that you can lose money with any type of investment, including renovating a house. At The Rules of Renovation, our goal is to provide you with access to the knowledge and tools to minimize that risk.

What are some of the biggest mistakes that people make when they first start renovating houses?
The biggest mistake new (and even experienced) house renovators make is not doing their homework. Many of these mistakes are covered during our events as well as how to avoid making them.

How often do renovates turn into flops?
A renovate can turn into a flop when there are unforeseen complications or costs. The Rules of Renovation recommends having homes thoroughly inspected prior to purchase.

What is the number one piece of advice you would give to someone looking to get into house renovating?
Be prepared to put in the work. House renovating is not an easy process and requires a lot of legwork and homework.

What is the difference between wholesaling and house renovating?
Wholesaling involves the purchase of a home with the intent to sell it to someone who will actually renovate the home. House renovating involves buying the home (either from an owner or a wholesaler), renovating the home, and selling the home.

What is the best way to start building a real estate network?

Network with others in your community. Meet realtors, attend events, and find a local or statewide group that shares your interests.

How do I determine the After Repair Value (ARV) of a home?
In order to determine the ARV of a potential renovate, start by looking at comparable sales in the area; Homes in similar neighborhoods, with a size, age, or floor plan similar to your finished product. The closer that home comes to what you have planned for your finished home, the more accurate of an estimate it will be.