Flipping Fixer Upper Homes

3 Resale Issues You Should Consider When Buying a Condo

According to the NAHB, approximately half the people who purchase condos move out within six years. Unless you are buying the home in your retirement years and plan on staying there the rest of your life, there's a good chance you will be selling it at some point. Therefore, it's a good idea to shop for a condo with an eye on features that may be attractive to future buyers to avoid getting stuck with a home that won't move when the time comes to part with it. Read More 

Planning To Put Your Home Up For Sale? Make Sure Your Curb Appeal Is Up To Par

If you are putting your home up for sale, you have likely done everything you can to get it ready. You may have focused mostly on things in the inside of your home, but the outside is just as important. If you think about it, the exterior is the very first thing people see when they drive up, and this will give them their first impression of your home. Below are some things you need to check to see if you need to make any changes. Read More 

4 Mistakes To Avoid When Apartment Hunting

Looking for a new place to live should be a fun and exciting time. But if you're the kind of person who has trouble making decisions or easily gets overwhelmed when weighing the pros and cons, apartment hunting can feel like a steep hill to climb. Here are four mistakes to avoid so your hunt for the perfect apartment is easy and you find a place that will make you happy for years to come. 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 

Making Room At The Inn – How To Find The Right Future Bed And Breakfast Property

If you're a "people person" and are looking for a way to create a new, home-based income stream, starting a bed and breakfast business in your home might be just what the doctor ordered. However, one primary key to making it work is to find the right B&B house. What should you look for? Look for Attractions. B&B tourists are tourists first and hotel guests second, so look for an area with things to do and places to see. 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.