Flipping Houses For Canadians For Dummies

Flipping Houses For Canadians For Dummies

by Ralph R. Roberts
     
 

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Lay the foundation for successful flipping and bring home the bucks

Want to flip houses? This no-nonsense guide gives you the inside scoop on buying, renovating, and selling property, with plenty of time- and money-saving tips to keep you on budget and on schedule. You get savvy strategies for negotiating deals, modernizing for maximum profit, marketing your

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Lay the foundation for successful flipping and bring home the bucks

Want to flip houses? This no-nonsense guide gives you the inside scoop on buying, renovating, and selling property, with plenty of time- and money-saving tips to keep you on budget and on schedule. You get savvy strategies for negotiating deals, modernizing for maximum profit, marketing your home, avoiding common blunders, and staying afloat in a slow market.

  • Make money in any market — discover simple guidelines that will help you to profit no matter what the economic climate

  • Secure funding for your flip — explore all your options for the capital you need

  • Build a budget — understand all the costs you may face and avoid any costly surprises

  • Maximize your tax savings — get valuable tips on what expenses you can deduct

  • Find buried real estate treasures — learn how to spot homes with untapped potential and how to buy homes from foreclosures and tax sales

  • Buy property at the best price — find out negotiation secrets that will add thousands of dollars to your bottom line

  • Renovate your property for maximum profit — make renovations that add real value to your home

  • Market your home — dazzle prospective buyers with through marketing materials and home staging

Open the book and find:

  • Who you need on your team

  • How to determine a realistic resale price

  • Creative financing options

  • What questions to ask before you buy

  • How to buy foreclosure properties in the U.S.

  • Which quick fixes enhance a home's value

  • When to take on major structural enhancements

  • How to negotiate the sale to maximize your profit

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470677285
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/26/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
400
File size:
3 MB

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Meet the Author

Ralph R. Roberts's success in real estate sales is legendary. He has been profi led by the Associated Press, CNN, and Time magazine and has done hundreds of radio interviews. Ralph is a seasoned professional in all areas of house fl ipping, including buying homes, rehabbing, and reselling them quickly and at a handsome profi t. He has penned several successful titles, including Sell It Yourself: Sell Your Home Faster and for More Money Without Using a Broker (Adams Media Corporation), Walk Like a Giant, Sell Like a Madman: America's #1 Salesman Shows You How To Sell Anything (Collins), 52 Weeks of Sales Success: America's #1 Salesman Shows You How To Close Every Deal! (Collins), and REAL WEALTH by investing in REAL ESTATE (Prentice Hall). In Flipping Houses For Dummies, Ralph reveals the tips and tricks he has hammered out and nailed in his over-30-year career.

Joe Kraynak is a freelance author who has written and coauthored dozens of books on topics ranging from slam poetry to computer basics. Joe teamed up with Dr. Candida Fink to write his fi rst book in the For Dummies series, Bipolar Disorder For Dummies, where he showcased his talent for translating the complexities of a topic into plain-spoken, practical advice. In Flipping Houses For Dummies, Joe teams up with legendary real estate pro Ralph Roberts to produce the ultimate guide to profi table real estate fl ipping — flipping the right way.

Camilla Cornell is a Toronto-based freelance writer and three-time National Magazine Award recipient. Along with two partners, she and her husband have slow-fl ipped two properties (okay, what that means is that they opted for Plan B — rent, then sell!). Camilla is the author of How to Pay Less for Just About Anything (Reader's Digest) and spokesperson for Uniroyal Canada's More Mileage for Your Money campaign offering money-saving tips for Canadian families. This is her first book in the For Dummies series.

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