House Flipping.

What is House Flipping ??

House flipping is essentially buying property with the intention of selling it for profit, but the logistics can get complicated , There are a lot of decisions to make from the beginning but first let’s understand the process of flipping , In order to gain extra profit we will buy a house, apply a fresh of coat of paint on it, trim some bushes and then resell the home.


Where should you buy the house ? This is an important serious question that a lot of factors will be dependable on, If you purchase a house in a  up – and – coming neighborhood , you are banking on the neighborhood increasing in value and if you purchased in a new development area you will want to attract higher-end home buyers who want the good facilities and the luxury features and space offered in the suburbs.

What kind of Risk a Flipper can face ??

The decision of where to buy the house and that the neighborhood is the factor that you are moving upon, If you decided to buy in a new development neighborhood and you attracted a good higher-end home buyers then this went well and you made a good profit but if you didn’t then you will face faulty budgeting, timing issues a crime spike in that up- and – coming neighborhood , you need to be wise or else you will get stuck with a house you don’t want.

5 Major Mistakes that make flipping house a flop:










  • Not enough Money:  The first expense is the property acquisition cost, While Low money or down financing claims abound, and also finding these deals from a legitimate vendor is so hard.


  • Not enough Time: flipping houses is a time consuming business venture, It can take quite a time to find the right property to buy and sell and once you own the house you will need a time to fix it up, so you will need to schedule inspections to make sure the property compiles with applicable building codes. Also you will need to invest time to sell the property and If you show it to a particular buyers yourself  you will spend a lot of time commuting to and from the property and meeting with the right potential buyers.


  • Not enough Skills: Professional builders and well skilled professionals often take the process of flipping houses as a part tie job for them, they have the knowledge,skills and experience to find and fix a house, The real money in house flipping comes from sweat equity. If you’re handy with a hammer, enjoy laying carpet, can hang drywall, roof a house and install a kitchen sink, you’ve got the skills to flip a house. On the other hand, if you’ve got to pay a professional to do all of this work, the odds of making a profit on your investment will be dramatically reduced.


  • Not enough knowledge: To be successful, you need to be able to pick the right property, in the right location, at the right price. In a neighborhood of various prices of homes, do you really expect to buy at £60,000 and sell at £200,000? The market is far too efficient for that to occur on a frequent basis. Even if you get the deal of a lifetime, you need to know which renovations to make and which to skip.What kind of mistakes that also can make flipping a house flop ? Come on !! Share your opinion.

 To be Continued


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