Scott Yancey worked hard to become the real estate guru he is today. Before the 2007-08 market crash Yancey and his wife, Amie Yancey, had built a small empire developing land and learning the ins and outs of real estate. However, when the market crashed Yancey thought his future in real estate had come to a screeching halt.

Yancey’s first reaction was to retreat to his vacation home in Mexico and wait out the bad economic and real estate times. However, that isn’t in Yancey to just stop working. He soon realized a huge need to buy run down houses that had fallen victim to the crash, renovate them, and then sell the homes to potential buyers. As Yancey began to flip homes across the Las Vegas landscape his success captured the attention of a few large television networks.

Currently, Scott and Amie have their own hit show on A&E called, Flipping Vegas. This show not only captures this charismatic couple’s high paced-lives, but also teaches others how to successfully flip a house as well. Although the market crash gave Yancey an unexpected turn in life he was able to evolve with the ever-changing market and seize an opportunity that was just too good to be true.

Watch Scott and Amie flip the bustling landscape of Las Vegas on A&E or follow them on Twitter to see what unique situations they find themselves in this week.

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What the Appraisal is All About

The sole source for determining a property’s value is the appraisal.  Lenders will rely on a property appraisal performed by a licensed appraiser to determine a property’s current market value and nothing else.  But can a lender require two appraisals?  Three? An appraisal is completed to assess the current market value of real estate, be […]

Wood Flooring Swatches

Make an intelligent choice in flooring: Solid wood vs engineered wood

I always come across people who are confused about the type of hard wood flooring they should chose to use for their renovations. When it all comes down, there are two types of hard wood flooring materials: Solid wood planks and engineered wood planks. It is very difficult to distinguish between solid wood and engineered […]


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Do the Due

Sometimes as real estate investors, a deal come along that seems too good to be true. Whether we hear about it by word of mouth or an internet listing or by some other source, we feel like we just need to jump on it before we “miss out on the opportunity of a lifetime.” It […]


Flip it Fast or Else

Here’s the situation…  Amie and I spend weeks getting this house ‘ready’ for our real estate agent to hold an open house.  We FINALLY got it finished ready to have the open house advertised and everything!  Well, the night before the open house, some “recycling entrepreneur” decides to break into the house and steel the […]