Posts Tagged 'House Rehab'

12 Steps To Rehabbing a House

Posted on: July 8, 2011

Categories: Fix, How To

Author: lbuen

12 Steps To Rehabbing a House

The Herculean Project of Rehabbing a House

Rehabbing a house can be daunting to someone doing it for the first time. To eliminate the feeling of intimidation, let’s tear down this massive piece of work into several smaller and manageable tasks.

Steps in Rehabbing a House

1. Assess the project and establish the specific jobs that needs to be done with your contractor. Ask your contractor for his ideas, then from there, set your final action plan on how to undertake the renovation project, particularly how to go about specific repairs. It is also in this stage when you decide whether or not to modify the basic layout of the house. To simplify things, have your contractor gather his own rehab team and discuss with them what has been agreed upon. It would be great to work with a… Read the rest

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Landlord’s Rehab Flooring Guide

Posted on: September 15, 2009

Categories: Fix, How To

Author: buyfixandprofit

Landlord’s flooring guide for rehabbing for cash flow

Rehabbing a foreclosure to hold as a rental property, versus selling it to a homeowner, requires a different approach to the rehab than one may be accustomed to.  Think durability.  Most tenants generally do not care for their homes as well as homeowners.  Also, many homes in rental heavy neighborhoods usually wind up having many more live-in boyfriends, girlfriends, and kids than originally accounted for on the lease.

Rehab choices for a rental house should be made with with durability and ease of maintenance in mind.  Remember that when you decide to sell your investment property down the line, you will have to clean up after the previous tenants anyway.  So at that time, invest the additional $3,000 to $4,000 to spruce up the house to make it look homeowner ready instead… Read the rest

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