Profits in Buying and Renovating Homes

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Lawrence Dworin's guide covers a variety of topics essential to the purchase and renovation of homes for profit. Included are chapters on remodeling for profit, selecting the right house, using real-estate agents, buying a home, getting the appropriate financing, repairing structural and mechanical problems, decorating the interior, selling the house, and keeping rental property.
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Overview

Lawrence Dworin's guide covers a variety of topics essential to the purchase and renovation of homes for profit. Included are chapters on remodeling for profit, selecting the right house, using real-estate agents, buying a home, getting the appropriate financing, repairing structural and mechanical problems, decorating the interior, selling the house, and keeping rental property.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780934041577
  • Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
  • Publication date: 10/28/1990
  • Pages: 290
  • Product dimensions: 8.37 (w) x 10.86 (h) x 0.65 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 6, 2001

    This Book Tells All

    This book explained practically EVERYTHING about how to make a profit without using cheap-looking materials or wasting a lot of time. His techniques take relatively little effort but create eye-catching results. I particularly like his ideas about what is worth saving (wood floors, tile, etc.) and how to creatively fix it or work around a problem. For example, he recommends taking tiles from behind a toilet to fill in missing tiles (inexpensive) instead of ripping out all the tile and replacing it (expensive). No one looks at the newer tiles behind the toilet and the tiles that are visible all match. He has great ideas for making a property unique and making buyers fall in love with it without spending much money. He explains how he has added features that cost him a few dollars that have added hundreds (if not thousands) to the value of the house. An example is a stained glass window that he picked up at a flea market and attached right on top of the glass of an old boring window. I recommend this book highly.

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