Finding Your First House Flip – Have Faith and Use Our Formula!

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A businessman walks up a staircase above a city.

Whenever we hold a real estate seminar, people always want to know how to get started. After all, finding your first house flip is arguably the most intimidating and difficult challenge you’ll face! You get a glimpse of how we do it when you watch our show, Flip or Flop, but you might not get a real feel for the … Read More

And Baby Makes Four!

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Tarek, Christina, and their daughter Taylor.

Yes, the baby rumors are true! Tarek, Taylor, and I are thrilled to announce that we’re expanding our family! I’m just over 20 weeks pregnant, which I can tell you is nothing short of a miracle. We’ve been through some really rough times these last couple of years with Tarek being diagnosed with thyroid cancer and undergoing radiation treatment. We … Read More

5 Reasons Why I Love Ugly Houses (Really!)

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This is an ugly home. It needs love, too. That's why we flip it!

I love ugly houses! Really, it’s true. When you see the really crazy projects that we get on Flip or Flop, you probably think something like, “Tarek and Christina must be nuts to take that on!” Then, by the end of the episode, you see this amazing transformation from a real ugly duckling to a beautiful house that’ll make its … Read More

6 Essential Questions You Must Ask Sellers to Find Out if Flipping Makes Sense as an Exit Strategy

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Success Path Education real-estate sign

If you want to get serious about flipping houses for a living, you’re going to have to do some legwork, and that includes talking with sellers and determining whether or not a house is a good flip or not. As a real estate coach, I give a lot of advice on how to make this decision with as little wasted … Read More

How to Work with Home Improvement Contractors—3 Tips to Make Flipping Houses More Profitable

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Painting is part of rennovating a home when flipping.

The term “flipping houses” is relatively new and not everyone understands what it means. Simply put, it means getting a house under contract, doing the repairs, and reselling it to a new owner as quickly as possible—for a profit. That means you can’t afford to waste time thinking about the design options too much or debating which kind of countertops … Read More

When to STOP Rehabbing –Important Tips for Flipping Houses

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Tarek during the construction phase of flipping a home

If you stay in the flipping business long enough, you’re going to run into a house that’s just a total flop. As much as you research the property, the neighborhood, and everything involved with finding great deals, statistically speaking, you’re going to have at least a couple of nightmares along the way. So, how can you tell when you’ve reached … Read More

Think Flipping a House Is as Easy as It Looks on TV?

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If you’ve watched our show on HGTV, Flip or Flop, you know that Tarek and I have dealt with a few really crazy situations. While we make it look easy in front of the cameras, flipping houses is never straightforward, and it can be really hard. Don’t get me wrong—I love what we do. I wouldn’t change our decision to … Read More