3 Surprising Places I Shop for Rehab Supplies

Christina El MoussaRehabbing0 Comments

If you are trying to save money on your flip, then quit shopping for brand new rehab supplies and try looking at these 3 places instead.

When it comes to finding a great deal, I’ve become a real master. After all, the key to fixing and flipping houses is to get a great deal upfront and then avoid paying too much for your rehabs. You don’t want to do poor work. You want to really bring the house up to its true market value with renovations … Read More

3 Tips for New Moms Investing in Real Estate

Christina El MoussaFlipping Houses, Real Estate Investing0 Comments

Whether you’re a single mom, a stay-at-home mom, or you’re a new mom on a maternity leave, these tips for moms investing in real estate are for you!

I love seeing women—and especially moms—come to our Success Path Education seminars to learn about real estate investing. Whether you’re a single mom, a stay-at-home mom, or you’re a new mom on an extended maternity leave, house flipping could be the best option for making a great living without missing out on any time with your kids. Tarek and I … Read More

How to Build a Reputation With Investors and Lenders

Tarek El MoussaBlog, Flipping Houses, Marketing, Real Estate Business, Real Estate Investing0 Comments

A man in blue holds a sign that says "Reputation"

If you’ve watched a few of the earlier episodes of our show, Flip or Flop, you know that Christina and I did a lot of work with our friend Paul to finance some of our earlier flips. As we’ve grown our business, we’ve started using more of our own earnings from flipping to continue to buy lucrative properties and get … Read More

How Important is a Good Work-Life Balance?

Tarek El MoussaBlog, Flipping Houses, Real Estate Business, Real Estate Investing0 Comments

A drawing of a see-saw, with "work" on one side and "life" on another, indicating a work-life balance

When you work a 9:00–5:00 job, work-life balance is probably the most important thing in the world, especially if you’re not in love with what you do. Basically, you have to make sure that you don’t spend so much time at work that you burn out, causing your mental and physical health to suffer. Maintaining a good work-life balance takes … Read More

What Does Financial Freedom Really Look Like to a House Flipper?

Tarek El MoussaBlog, Budgeting, Real Estate Business, Real Estate Investing, Rehabbing0 Comments

Financial Freedom on Red Road Sign.

“Financial freedom” is one of those buzz phrases that you hear business experts and motivational speakers use a lot. It’s also a phrase that means different things to different people, so it’s hard to really nail down a hard definition. Everyone can basically agree that being financially free means that you’ve gained enough wealth that you can have the lifestyle … Read More