A guide to renovating and reselling investment properties offers expert advice on how to choose a profitable property, cosmetically or structurally improve a house for maximum resale value, and sell effectively, offering additional guidelines on tax issues, financing, rental properties, and more. Original.
Buying, improving, and reselling single-family homes for profitCountless investors and do-it-yourselfers are eager to profit from buying, improving, and reselling homes. In Fix It and Flip It, two of America's leading home improvement authorities provide expert advice on how to maximize profit and minimize turnaround time on any remodeling-and-resale project.Featuring unique, step-by-step project time lines for three types of investment properties, this comprehensive "fixer-upper" guide covers everything from the day-to-day workload to tips on tax issues, financing, and more.Katie and Gene Hamilton present guidelines for choosing an investment property, leveraging investment dollars, and finding investment money. Readers will find clear explanations of the rehabbing-for-profitprocess and learn how to schedule work for:The 60-Day Fast Fix-Up--for quick resale or easy rental The Makeover Conversion--A 180-Day Wonder that expands living space and resale value The Live In, Fix Up, and Sell Later House--occupied by the investor for one year or more, which features architectural restoration and modernization