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Why a Weakening Housing Market Could Be Good News for Fix and Flip Investors

Business Development, Upcoming Trends & Changes

A recent BiggerPockets’ blog post carried the headline “Why I’ll Never Fix and Flip Houses Again.” The writer lamented about the HGTV factor: How “reality” TV has made flipping houses glamorous and has misled viewers about potential profits. These TV shows aren’t revealing the true costs of flipping a house, the author says, citing national […]

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What Seismic Retrofit Requirements Mean for Lenders and Investors

Business Development, Upcoming Trends & Changes

As seismic retrofit programs on the West Coast begin a new phase of migrating from voluntary programs to mandatory...

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Charles Towle: Industry Spotlight

Industry Spotlight

Q: How did you first get into this business? A: Interestingly enough, at an ashram in India. I was taking a...

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