How much does it really cost to flip a house? In this new second edition, get all the updated costs, upgrade details, and associated values when it comes to estimating your next renovation!
Determine how to accurately estimate all the costs you are likely to face during renovation—and get all of your rehab questions answered in a single place! In The Book on Estimating Rehab Costs, expert real estate investor and fix-and-flipper J Scott reveals the tried-and-tested steps of his professional framework and his methodology for precisely evaluating renovation costs from hundreds of his own successful rehab projects. Learn every detailed tip, trick, and tactic you need to accurately budget any house flipping project or investment property renovation.
You don't need to be a contractor to flip houses, but you do need to know the fundamentals of budgeting and pricing your renovation—including everything from cosmetic renovations to complex installations and upgrades. Whether you are preparing to walk through your very first rehab project or you’re an experienced home flipper, this handbook will be your guide to identifying renovation projects, creating a scope of work, and staying on budget to ensure a timely profit!
Inside, you will learn how to:
Inspect every aspect of a property to create your renovation scope
Decide which upgrade options provide the biggest bang for your buck
Identify the 150+ most common renovations you'll likely encounter
Recognize big problems (like mold and termites!) and quickly fix them
Assign accurate prices to every rehab task to build a detailed budget
Determine which contractors are best for certain repairs or projects
Break down the top 25 basic components of a renovation
And so much more!