Flipping Fixer Upper Homes

3 Things to Examine if Viewing a House That’s Been on the Market a Long Time

It typically takes between 10 to 70 days for a house to sell; however, this is just an average. There are a lot of factors that can affect how quickly a home sells, and there are also factors that can prevent a house from selling. If you are looking for a house and find one you like, you may want to thoroughly examine the following three things if the home has been up for sale for a long time. Read More 

Babysitting Grandkids With Severe Allergies? Make Your Home Safe Now

If you babysit grandchildren with severe allergies, it's important that you keep your home as clean, healthy, and safe as possible for them. The carpets and floor tile in your home can harbor harmful pathogens that can potentially aggravate your loved ones' allergies, including dust mites and mold. You can take several precautions to protect your grandkids from these problems, including steam cleaning your carpets and floor tile. Here's more information about the pathogens in your home and what you can do to reduce or eliminate them altogether. Read More 

7 Common Items That Will Defrost Your Frozen Locks (Or Prevent Them From Freezing)

Winter brings many nuisances. The extreme cold can cause the locks on your home and automobile doors to freeze. You can spend a lot of time out in the cold trying to unlock your doors. If you force frozen locks, they can break and cause you to sit in the freezing temperatures waiting for a locksmith. If you often deal with frozen locks where you live, here are some things that you can use to prevent or locks from freezing or defrost your already frozen locks. Read More 

3 Tips For Storing Your Motorcycle In An Enclosed Trailer For The Winter

As winter months approach, it's time to put your motorcycle away in storage until the weather warms up. If you don't have enough room in your garage or indoors, you'll find that your motorcycle will be a lot safer when stored in enclosed motorcycle trailers rather than exposed to the elements outdoors. Here are 3 tips for storing your motorcycle that will keep it looking and driving like new come warmer months. Read More 

4 Ways To Make Moving Less Stressful On Kids And Adults Alike

With all the financial and legwork planning that has to go into moving, it's no wonder why the process tends to be stressful on adults – but moving is usually just as stressful on kids and can even result in consequences such as academic problems, separation anxiety, and even decreased self-esteem. So whether you're planning a local or long-distance move, taking steps to relieve some stress from the move can benefit everyone involved. Read More 

About Me

Flipping Fixer Upper Homes

There is a lot of interest in flipping fixer upper homes, thanks in part to the various reality shows involving the subject that you can watch on TV. However, what you see on TV isn't always the reality of this type of work. My name is Mark Chavez and I have worked flipping fixer upper homes for over a decade now. While I love the work, there isn't always as much profit as they show on television and not every flip is successful. I decided to create this website to talk about the pros, cons and truths surrounding this industry. If you have been thinking about buying a home to flip, I hope my website educates you so you have a real idea as to what you can expect.