Closing can be really stressful, but fortunately there are a few things you can do to make the process just a little bit easier to manage.

3 Simple Tips to Make Closing Easier

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I’ve told new investors for years that they should never fall in love with a property until they’ve closed. I was definitely guilty of doing that when I first started real estate investing, but I quickly learned that it wasn’t a good idea. It’s also important to remember that you should never start spending the profits on a finished flip …

Using a traditional bank isn't always the best option for financing real estate deals. Instead, try these other creative ways to obtain financing.

2 Creative Ways to Finance Your Real Estate Deals

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If finding the money for your real estate deals is proving to be a giant headache and putting a damper on your real estate dreams, don’t worry. You’re certainly not alone. Of the thousands of real estate investors our team has mentored, at least half of them refer to their lack of access to funding as being a major obstacle …

Want to start a house flipping business without breaking the bank? Follow these tips and you won't have to empty out your wallet for your business.

How to Start a House Flipping Business Without Breaking the Bank

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Christina and I laugh at each other a lot because we go back and forth on the money we spend. I tend to underestimate how much our flips will cost to rehab, but then she wants to go buy a claw-foot tub for a flip that’s already over budget. Fortunately, we balance each other out, and we’ve been doing it …

Working as a husband and wife team can be hard, but it doesn't have to be! Follow these tips for making your real estate team work out.

5 Tips to Make a Husband and Wife Real Estate Team Work

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  If you’ve watched Flip or Flop, you can see that Tarek and I have come a long way even since the beginning of our first season. We’ve learned a whole lot about flipping houses and working as a husband and wife team along the way. We’ve had a lot of great experiences, and we’ve had a few not-so-great times, …

Finding the best contractor for your flip will take a lot of time and research, but doing the legwork will pay off in the end.

How to Pick the Best Contractor for Your Next Flip, Foreclosure, or Rental Property

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Whether you want to see a return on your real estate investment by flipping or as a landlord, if you’re buying a flip or REO foreclosure property, you’re going to have to do some rehab. These properties and rentals almost always require work, and for the majority of them, that work is going to be extensive. In other words, if …

Wholesale is one of the best strategies for real estate investors who are just getting started, as it isn't difficult to learn how to do.

How to Wholesale a House Successfully (Tarek’s Favorite)

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There are a lot of different ways to wholesale a house. In fact, it’s one of my favorite strategies for new real estate investors who want to get into flipping houses. Let’s dive in. First, what is wholesaling? Wholesaling real estate means selling a house “as-is” to another buyer—typically another investor who’s going to rehab it, and then rent it …