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Flipping Houses: Turning a Wreck into a Gem


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Flipping Houses: Turning a Wreck into a Gem

Five years ago, I decided to start my own side business. Along with keeping my job as a construction worker, I decided to use my savings to purchase an older residence. The plan was to fix up the place and then sell it at a profit. It didn't take me long to figure out that while my side business would take up most of my free time, it would make me a lot of money. Today, I still flip three or four houses a year. My strategy developed through trial and error, and I've learned how to evaluate the potential of a property first, then buy second. I know what must be done in the way of exterior painting, making the place secure, and ultimately finding the right buyer. If you are thinking about trying this kind of sideline, read on. What I've learned will help you a lot.

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Hydraulic Crane Rental: 5 Benefits Of Renting Vs. Purchasing

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Top Signs You Should Choose A Frontlit Banner Vs. A Backlit Banner

If you want to purchase a large banner that can be used to advertise your business, you might already know that you want the banner to be lighted so that it can be easily seen. However, you might not realize that there are different types of lighted banners. Likewise, you may not know which type of banner you should purchase. Fortunately, there are both frontlit and backlit banners available for you to choose from. Read More 

Consider a Mountain Bike for Your Daily Commute

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Bail Bond 101: Why It May Be Revoked

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Keys to Using an Auger on Residential Plumbing

Eventually, you may have trouble getting water to go down a drain. An effective solution is using a toilet auger to break up and remove whatever is causing water to go down the drain slowly. Before you get started with this device, review these things.  Make Sure the Auger Is Long Enough A smart first step when using an auger to snake through residential plumbing is ensuring the auger can effectively reach the clog, to begin with. Read More