Flipping Fixer Upper Homes

Buying Your First Home? 4 Things Not To Do

If you are ready to purchase your first home, there are a few things that you need to make sure that you do in order to avoid some classic mistakes that can derail the process. #1: Don't Start Looking for a Home Before You Apply for a Mortgage You can look online at real estate for sale before you get pre-approved for a mortgage. However, you shouldn't book actual physical viewings with a real estate agent until you are pre-approved for a mortgage. Read More 

Tips To Help You Select The Right Townhome For Your Residence

The real estate market is booming and growing rapidly in many markets across the US. And, as a result, many home prices are rising faster than your personal budget can allow you to afford one. Fortunately, not all real estate comes in the form of a single-family detached home, as there are townhouses that provide you with your own private indoor and outdoor space where you can have all the benefits of owning a home. Read More 

3 Major Mistakes to Avoid When Renting an Apartment

While renting an apartment does not come with the same type of permanency as purchasing a home, most apartment complexes and landlords require a tenant to sign a lease of one or more years. Thus, selecting the right apartment is essential. Signing a lease on the wrong apartment will lead to nothing but headaches, so it is well worth your time to explore your options before making a decision.  If you are planning on renting an apartment soon, avoid these major mistakes: Read More 

How To Find Ranches For Sale When You Live Out Of State

Buying a home from out of state can be difficult enough. Shopping for an entire ranch from across the country can be even more of a challenge. Your first step will be to even find ranches for sale. They're not always advertised as widely as traditional real estate. Here are a few ways you can go about finding ranches for sale in your dream locale. 1. Call a real estate agent who specializes in selling ranch properties. Read More 

Stop It Before It Starts: How To Get A Headstart On The Springtime Ant Control

Temperatures might be on the frosty side right now, but spring will be here before you know it. When it arrives, you can bet that the ants won't be far behind. You can usually expect to experience your first ant encounter of the season as soon as the temperatures start to warm up. Unfortunately, the infestations seem to occur shortly after that initial sighting. The best way to stop the infestations and to keep ant activity under control on your property is to get a head start. 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.