Outlines a process for generating cash flow, with or without a good credit record, a large sum of cash, or a real estate license, for both experienced investors and beginners. Gives background on real estate transactions, then offers strategies for finding and buying bargain properties and reselling
"Julie and Brad Evans are house flippers. They buy low, clean out the old occupants junk, and try to make a profit. Enter Hemmings House on Bedlam Street in scenic Cold Spring Harbor, an ominous secret. The old Victorian mansion has dwellers that do not want to be dispossessed. As the house reveals it's past, will the couples marriage survive The flip?."-- Page 4 of cover.
The ultimate how-to guide to fixing-and-flipping properties Judging from the number of reality TV shows devoted to home renovation, it's easy to think that fixing-and-flipping is a sure-fire, straightforward way to make money, fast. But there's a lot more to the real estate business than a little hard work and some basic DIY skills. Just like every other business venture, to be successful you need to understand the potential pitfalls as well as the possible profits before diving in, and Fix and Flip: The Canadian How-To Guide for Buying, Renovating and Selling Property for Fast Profit is designed to help you do just that. Putting everything you need to know about how the business of fix-and-flips work right at your fingertips, authors Mark Loeffler and Ian Szabo are the perfect pair for the job, bringing you both the financing and contracting expertise that has made their own renovation business a huge success. Offering step-by-step guidance on exactly how to effectively renovate and sell, Loeffler and Szabo walk you through the skills you need to get started, how to identify properties with potential, saving money on materials, preparing to sell, and much, much more. Packed with expert advice on both the financing and contracting aspects of fixing-and-flipping properties Filled with checklists and practical techniques to help you get to work right away Explains the pitfalls to avoid and the profits to be made in the fix-and-flip business Packed with invaluable tips, handy checklists, and time- and cost-saving techniques to help you make the most money you can from distressed properties, this is the only book you need to start fixing-and-flipping like a pro.
Attention: Disgruntled 9 to 5'ers, underachievers and wannabe real estate investors. You're about to uncover the secrets to making thousands and thousands of dollars flipping houses, with risk free, recession-proof strategies that anyone can use! If you can read, you can implement this amazing blueprint and unlock your money-making power today! Stop allowing these so-called gurus to talk over your head. Finally breakthrough with a simple, step-by-step blueprint to quick cash through real estate investing! No risk. No money out of pocket. Unlimited income potential. Recession-proof. Wholesale real estate is simply the fastest cash of any real estate transaction. Stop sitting on the sideline. Get in the game today with the insider secrets the pro's use with Quick Flips and Fast Cash.
"I am finishing up your excellent book Fix & Flip Your Way to Financial Freedom. I have probably read 6 fix & flip books over the past 6 months and your book is one of the best I have read."-ArtAre you ready to start an exciting career or side job flipping houses? Fix and Flip Your Way to Financial Freedom is written by Mark Ferguson, who runs Investfourmore.com a real estate blog with 300,000 views a month. Mark is also an active flipper, having flipped over 100 homes and is currently flipping multiple homes in today's hot market. Mark is also a real estate agent, a rental property owner and a trusted authority when it comes to real estate investing. This book contains all the details need to start flipping houses from scratch or to build your current flipping business bigger and better.In this book you'll discover how to:Finance your flips with banks, hard money, private money and moreFind killer deals that make it possible to make a lot of money flipping housesAccurately predict the costs and repairs that will come with a flipFigure out what houses you should buy and which houses you should stay away fromStructure offers and negotiateFind contractors and keep good contractors working hardSell your houses for top dollar quickly!Scale your business to get to the point of doing ten or more flips at one time (like Mark)Fix and Flip Your Way to Financial Freedom is a wealth of information on flipping houses. It will help you know what it takes to make it big in real estate and avoid many of the costly mistakes most new flippers make. Table of Contents (Chapter Level)About the Author Introduction 1. How Much Money Can You Make Fixing and Flipping Homes? 2. Why I Like to Fix and Flip Homes; Money, Time, Enjoyment...3. What are possible downfalls involved in flipping houses? 4. Why it is Risky to Buy Old Houses to Flip 5. How Much Money Do You Need to Fix and Flip a Home? 6. What are the Costs Involved in Flipping? 7. How much does it cost to fix up a house? 8. How to Determine What to Repair on a Rental Property or Fix and Flip 9. How Long Does it Take to Fix and Flip a Home? 10. How to Finance Fix and Flips 11. How to Finance Fix and Flips with Hard Money 12. How to Find a Portfolio Lender Who Will Finance Multiple Investment Properties 13. How to Make More Money Fix and Flipping Homes 14. What Is the 70 Percent Rule? 15. Should you use a contractor to repair a fix and flip or do the work yourself? 16. How to Find a Great Contractor 17. How to Make Sure the Contractor you Hire Will do a Great Job Repairing Your Home 18. Fix and Flip Case Study Part 1 19. Fix and Flip Case Study Part 2 20. How and Why I Lost Money on a Flip 21. How to Buy Real Estate below Market Value 22. How Can You Get a Great Deal on a House on the MLS? 23. Why You Should Become a Real Estate Agent if You Want to Buy Fix and Flips 24. How to Determine Market Value on Investment Properties 25. How to Sell a House for the Most Money 26. How Much Does it Cost to Sell a House? 27. Why You Should Always Use a Real Estate Agent to Sell a House 28. How to Find an Investor Friendly Real Estate Agent 29. How Can an Investor Get a Real Estate Agent to Find Them a Great Deal? 30. How to Determine Whether to Fix and Flip or Buy and Hold a Property 31. Is it better to Fix and Flip Houses or Buy and Hold Rental Properties? 32. How to Make One Million Dollars a Year Flipping Houses33. Bonus Chapter; How I Bought My Last 20 Houses
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.
Provides advice on purchasing undervalued properties, fixing them up, and selling for a profit, discussing such topics as putting together a flipping strategy, securing funding, house hunting, and evaluating properties.
Billions of dollars flow through Jason Dunn’s banking office each year. When he suffers a series of career setbacks and his marriage begins to crumble, he and his attractive new assistant devise a plan to disappear with a slice of the bank’s cash flow. The unwelcome appearance of his brother on the scene, just released from prison, threatens to sidetrack Jason’s plans. But Jason’s brother “Flip” has his own problems with a parole officer who isn’t fooled by this dangerous parolee. In the race to the jackpot between Jason and Flip, and the unwinding of their troubled history, the question soon becomes, Who will get burned?
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.
WRITTEN BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT PROFESSIONAL FOR OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL IN THE TRENCHES This book examines the workings of organized criminals and criminal groups that transcend national boundaries. Discussions include methods used by criminal groups to internationally launder money; law enforcement efforts to counteract such schemes; and new methods and tactics to counteract transnational money laundering. A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO FACETS OF INTERNATIONAL CRIME AND MEASURES TO COMBAT THEM Intended for law enforcement personnel, bank compliance officers, financial investigators, criminal defense attorneys, and anyone interested in learning about the basic concepts of international crime and money laundering, this timely text explains: money laundering terms and phrases an overview of relevant federal agencies, transnational criminal organizations, and basic investigatory techniques the intricacies of wire transfers and cyberbanking the phenomenon of the "World Wide Web"
A clear and comprehensive guide to financial modeling and valuation with extensive case studies and practice exercises Corporate and Project Finance Modeling takes a clear, coherent approach to a complex and technical topic. Written by a globally-recognized financial and economic consultant, this book provides a thorough explanation of financial modeling and analysis while describing the practical application of newly-developed techniques. Theoretical discussion, case studies and step-by-step guides allow readers to master many difficult modeling problems and also explain how to build highly structured models from the ground up. The companion website includes downloadable examples, templates, and hundreds of exercises that allow readers to immediately apply the complex ideas discussed. Financial valuation is an in-depth process, involving both objective and subjective parameters. Precise modeling is critical, and thorough, accurate analysis is what bridges the gap from model to value. This book allows readers to gain a true mastery of the principles underlying financial modeling and valuation by helping them to: Develop flexible and accurate valuation analysis incorporating cash flow waterfalls, depreciation and retirements, updates for new historic periods, and dynamic presentation of scenario and sensitivity analysis; Build customized spreadsheet functions that solve circular logic arising in project and corporate valuation without cumbersome copy and paste macros; Derive accurate measures of normalized cash flow and implied valuation multiples that account for asset life, changing growth, taxes, varying returns and cost of capital; Incorporate stochastic analysis with alternative time series equations and Monte Carlo simulation without add-ins; Understand valuation effects of debt sizing, sculpting, project funding, re-financing, holding periods and credit enhancements. Corporate and Project Finance Modeling provides comprehensive guidance and extensive explanation, making it essential reading for anyone in the field.
This comprehensive book is a guide to help circumnavigate the estate-planning world and specific changes EGTRRA has brought and will sensitize lawyers to the estate planning needs of their clients in a legal environment that is in transition. To assist in the navigation process, many of the nation's top estate-planning experts and practitioners have been assembled to participate in the production of this book
It is my goal to inspire you through my real life story as well as teach you real-world strategies about how to flip houses and grow rich. Investing requires passion and knowledge. You cannot have success without inspi- ration, and you cannot turn inspiration into profits if you do not have a business system. That’s why this book is set up to appeal to both. The left side of the book tells you my personal story — how I started from nothing and grew into a multimillionaire real estate investor. You share in the hope, despair, fear and excitement I have experienced on my road to success. The right side of the book explains how to succeed in real estate investing — how to condition your mind for success, find hot deals, secure money, manage contractors, reinvest profits and enjoy true wealth. You learn the secrets to my business without going through the school of hard knocks. Each chapter is complete. You can jump around and read the sections that seem most relevant at the moment.
It doesn't matter how old you are or where you're from; you can start a profitable business. The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business will show you how. Through stories of young entrepreneurs who have started businesses, this book illustrates how to turn hobbies, skills, and interests into profit-making ventures. Mariotti describes the characteristics of the successful entrepreneur and covers the nuts and bolts of getting a business up, running and successful.
A message from the author: These are methods that I am using right now to find qualified buyer leads for investment real estate. This blueprint is easy to understand & implement. It can be used by real estate investors, Realtors, property managers and anyone else looking to make money in real estate. If you are a Real Estate Professional who needs more buyer & seller leads, this report will teach you how to use the newest social media technology to achieve that goal. So buy this book and get started - It's almost free!!
Free yourself from all financial worry with zero initial capital... Are you ready to start investing in your future and your retirement, but fear that you don't have enough money to get started? Have you heard of the various investment opportunities out there but just aren't sure which one to pursue, or even where to begin? Planning for your financial future doesn't have to be some big scary process that too quickly becomes over-complicated and leaves you feeling stressed. Indeed, it can, and should, be the exact opposite. Are you ready to break free from that boring 9 to 5 lifestyle and truly invest your energy into something that could make you millions? Actually, did you know that 90% of millionaires become so as a result of real estate? It's the #1 most guaranteed market there is for continual growth on return, and now more than ever before the market is primed and ripe for the pickings. Within your first year of buying and flipping homes, you could earn yourself more money than you have in any year prior. And the best part is, you can do it all with no upfront cash in hand. In Flipping Houses With No Money Down, you'll discover: The 5-phase process of flipping any home The top 7 ways to save money without any extra effort on the turnaround How the 70% rule will save you both time and money 8 of the biggest mistakes all early investors make, and how you can avoid them Why focusing on developing your own individual character could save you thousands of dollars Scientifically proven methods and strategies for generating profit, even if you don't have any previous experience in house flipping A play-by-play guide from making your first purchase to establishing your first sale ... and so much more. Real estate investments aren't just for the big-shot billionaires and lucky inheritance trust fund children. Buying and flipping homes in this market is not a complex ordeal that only the most astute of brokers can manage to figure out. No, flipping houses is something anyone can become good at, and with the right tools and techniques, that somebody could be you. With absolutely no money down, you can turn your first investment property into profit, use that profit to generate even more profit, and then continue on this road towards financial freedom. Stop waiting around--every minute lost is another investment opportunity out the window. It's time to make money! Are you ready to launch yourself into a whole new financial reality of abundance and true freedom? Then scroll up and click the "Add to Cart" button right now.
A simple straight forward guide to buying and selling used cars for profit. Written from experience and tried and tested methods that are sure to get you consistent results. Use this guide on flipping cars for cash to help you get started on one of the easiest ways to make your money work for you.
Now with SAGE Publishing! Timothy S. Hatten’s Small Business Management: Creating a Sustainable Competitive Advantage, Seventh Edition equips students with the tools they need to navigate the important financial, legal, marketing, managerial, and operational decisions to help them create and maintain a sustainable competitive advantage in small business. Strong emphasis is placed on application with Experiential Learning Activities and application of technology and social media throughout. New cases, real-world examples, and illuminating features spotlight the diverse, innovative contributions of small business owners to the economy. Whether your students dream of launching a new venture, purchasing a franchise, managing a lifestyle business, or joining the family company, they will learn important best practices for competing in the modern business world. New to this Edition Experiential Learning Activities provide students with hands-on opportunities to practice their small business management skills. Tech in Action boxes highlight how small business owners can leverage technology, big data, and social media. Issues in Small Business boxes prompt critical thinking on current issues. Small Business in Action videos showcase stories and interviews from a wide variety of small business owners. How To. . . videos provide students with instructions and examples of basic business tasks such as performing a breakeven analysis, understanding income statements, and forecasting demand.
More fortunes are built in real estate on borrowed money than in any other business. And you can build your fortune in real estate using borrowed money too-if you follow the advice and tips in this book. Whether you're making your first foray into real estate investing or have invested for a number of years, 209 Fast Spare-Time Ways to Build Zero Cash into 7 Figures a Year in Real Estate will show you how to acquire income-producing real estate and build your wealth by using borrowed money. Long-time real estate advisor Tyler Hicks offers proven strategies and real-world examples to illustrate how much MIF-Money in Fist-you can realistically earn by investing in real estate. A valuable guide for new, experienced, or affluent real estate investors, 209 Fast Spare-Time Ways to Build Zero Cash into 7 Figures a Year in Real Estate covers all the bases, from finding loans to hiring an accountant and an attorney to help with the business. Letters from individuals who have successfully followed the strategies outlined in this book are also included to help you understand exactly what you must do to make this plan work for you. Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, 209 Fast Spare-Time Ways to Build Zero Cash into 7 Figures a Year in Real Estate discusses important real estate topics-including creative financing, acquiring single-family homes, and becoming a private lender client-to allow you to make the most of your investments in real estate.