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The Complete Guide to Flipping Properties



The Complete Guide to Flipping Properties

Steve Berges

ISBN: 978-0-471-48139-3 December 2003 240 Pages


Fix and flip single-family houses for quick profit--and long-term prosperity

The Complete Guide to Flipping Properties offers proven, straightforward guidance for anyone interested in flipping properties for quick profits. This comprehensive guide to flipping will help any real estate investor design a detailed plan for achieving their financial goals as quickly as possible. Steve Berges, creator of the value play strategy, shows you step by step how to flip properties and lock in profits. With in-depth explanations of every aspect of the art of flipping--from finding properties and closing the deal, to repairing houses and reselling at the best price--this book is the ultimate resource for novice investors and real estate pros alike.

The Complete Guide to Flipping Properties includes:
* Time-tested strategies for flipping
* Ten proven methods for locating great properties
* Property valuation methods--and which one is right for you
* Financial analysis and modeling techniques
* How to create value and maximize your profits
* Seven steps of successful negotiation
* How to close the deal
* Foolproof exit strategies for getting rid of properties
* How to assemble a winning team of professionals
* Three keys to maximizing your potential as a real estate investor

With tips on writing business plans, investing on credit or with OPM (other people's money), and creative financing methods, The Complete Guide to Flipping Properties gives any investor the tools they need to build wealth safely and reliably.

Chapter 1. Introduction.

Chapter 2. Flipping Properties Defined.

Chapter 3. The Value Play Strategy.

Chapter 4. Ten Ways to Locate Properties.

Chapter 5. Valuation Methodologies.

Chapter 6. Financial Analysis.

Chapter 7. Seven Steps of Successful Negotiations.

Chapter 8. Financing and Closing Considerations.

Chapter 9. Assemble A Winning Team of Professionals.

Chapter 10. Three Keys To Maximizing Your Potential.

Chapter 11. The Three Principles of Power.

Appendix A: Property Inspection Check List.

Appendix B: Owner and Subcontractor Agreement.

Appendix C: Sample Real Estate Forms.

Appendix D: Sample Personal Financial Statement.

Appendix E:

Appendix F: