7 Things I Desperately Wish I Had Known When I Started Flipping Houses


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When I first decided to flip houses… I was a bit arrogant.

I thought, “how hard could this really be? I mean… it’s just like the TV shows, right?”


I’ve spent the last decade buying both rental properties and doing house flipping, and I’ve learned a LOT. Sometimes I wish I could go back and give myself some advice. But I can’t. However – i can do the next best thing: I can share that advice with you.

Therefore, in this video I give you: seven things I desperately wish I had known when I started flipping houses.

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  1. have not hired a contractor yet. I've hired roofers and found a helper who knows a lot about everything. I pay him 16.00 an hour and I help him. 5 doors so far. I had framing experience years ago and had built a lot of furniture and cabinets. I've learned a lot since I started this and I love it.

  2. your very encouraging. I haven't flipped a house yet but I do have rental and owner finance homes. I'm older and just trying to create retirement income. keep up the vids.

  3. So true contractors are the biggest headache. Actually I've wholesaled properties from homeowners who attempted a flip and contractors left them with a job unfinished and they didn't know what to do.

  4. You should be standing 2 feet to the right, in front of the book case. You would have 8000 more views if you were 2 feet to the right. STOP STANDING ON THE LEFT!
    for your health!


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