Rehabbing Houses, Mobile Apps for Real Estate, Passive Income! … CPIA Meeting, Tues 5/15, 6 pm – 9 pm

Rehabbing Houses for Rental and Resale, and Mobile Apps for Real Estate These are just some of the exciting things in store for you at the next CPIA Meeting on Tuesday, May 15, 6 pm – 9 pm… 1. “Ask and Grow Rich” Q & A Panel Rehabbing Houses for Rental and Resale… Fun and […]

What’s the Best Way to Find Deals?

by Vena Jones-Cox Question: What is the BEST way to find good deals? – J.M., Cinci Answer: Sorry, J., but this is one of those questions that must be answered by another question, to wit: what’s a good deal? And this is not a facetious question, because the answer depends on 1) your exit strategy […]

How to Find MLS Deals

by Vena Jones-Cox Question: I would like to find some distressed single family homes that I can buy at an under-market price, fix up, and sell for a profit. But when I look at properties that are listed for sale in the local Multiple Listing Service, I find that by the time I pay the […]

Private Lenders

by Vena Jones-Cox Question: I am having problems thinking outside the box and coming up with creative means of financing a property. I made an offer on a bank-owned property, and now I’m trying to figure out a way to finance the deal without coming up with my own money. I have traditionally gone to […]

How Much Does a Renovation Cost, Anyway? (Part 2 of 2)

by Vena Jones-Cox Question: I keep hearing other members of my real estate association talking about fixing up a whole house from top to bottom for $10,000 to $20,000. When I get bids for properties I’m thinking of buying, I find that I can’t get the same work done for less than $30,000. What am […]

How Much Does a Renovation Cost, Anyway? (Part 1 of 2)

by Vena Jones-Cox Question: I keep hearing other members of my real estate association talking about fixing up a whole house from top to bottom for $10,000 to $20,000. When I get bids for properties I’m thinking of buying, I find that I can’t get the same work done for less than $30,000. What am […]

Rehabbing Houses Part 1 of 5 – Creating a Detailed Scope of Work

First off, when we talk about “rehabbing houses”, we’re not talking about small maintenance or repair jobs. We’re not talking about hiring someone to come in and stop a faucet from leaking. We’re not talking about something that can be handled in a 1-2 hour service call. We’re talking about a situation where probably $3,000 […]