Scott Yancey - Real Estate Investor, Star of Flipping Vegas

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Deck Your Halls for Fall

September is now in full swing, and that means October is on deck. Can you believe it’s almost fall, y’all? Although it may still be hot as Hades and some of us are having an especially hard time letting go of the final rays of summer, it’s impossible to deny the flutter of excited anticipation that is felt whenever phrases like “pumpkin spice” or “fuzzy socks” are mentioned. I cannot wait to whip out my favorite mug, unpack my cozy sweaters from their summer vacation storage bins, and embrace all […]

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Mistakes That Can Make You Flip Instead of Your Property

Do The Math Flipping is a game of numbers. The obvious numbers are: the cost (what you pay for a property) plus the total expenses (what it cost you to repair, prepare, and market the property for sale) equals gross profit. Also if you are borrowing money learning how to calculate interest on loans is imperative. However there are a few more numbers you need to be familiar with that can make or break your project. You need to know:   how to correctly measure square footage   a breakdown […]

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The 3 Secrets to Give Your Closet a Celebrity Makeover

I’m sure we’ve all found ourselves scrolling through Buzzfeed slideshows or articles with the latest photos of Hollywood’s hottest closets…Oh, that’s just me? I’m the only closet closet fan?? Well I’m not hiding anymore! I am always so blown away by the grandeur, the sophistication, and the exquisite beauty that celebrities (with the help of their designers) bring into a space that is typically the smallest room—if it can even qualify as a room at all—in most people’s houses. Some may say that the degree of attention to detail and […]

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Building a Brand for Flipping Real Estate

Investing in real estate and flipping houses can be done by remaining fairly anonymous. However if you want the deals to come to you and have more people wanting to do business with you, you need to market yourself or business. In order to optimize marketing you need a brand for flipping real estate. Branding helps you build established respect and trust. Authenticity is how you will be judged. When people sense you are authentic and consistent, they value your passion and identify with you. You do not have to […]

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3 Simple Ways to Make Your “Kids’ Area” More Sophisticated

Whether you’re planning for your first baby, you have lots of little ones, or you’re a grandparent, you likely have a room or section of your home that has come to be known as “The Kids’ Space.” And I’m willing to bet that it is not always the most pristine, let alone the most approachable area. (Images of scattered Lego blocks and Barbie dolls with matted hair come to mind) If this sounds familiar, you are not alone. It can be tricky to maintain a kids’ room that is fun […]

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What Can You Do with All Your Flipping Waste?

As you can see on a number of our ‘Flipping Vegas’ shows, renovation can generate a lot of ‘flipping waste’. Not only do past residents sometimes leave behind truck loads of garbage, but renovation generates hundreds and even thousands of pounds of scrap and debris. Start by estimating and classifying the waste you will have before you begin a renovation. Some articles left behind by previous home owners or tenants are usable. So are some items that will be replaced such as bathtubs, light fixtures, doors, kitchen cupboards, windows, etc. If […]

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