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.

Tips For Promoting Your New Company

When you open a small business, you will need to put a lot of work into getting your name out there. Once word of your business spreads, word of mouth advertising and repeat customers can be extremely helpful to your success. However, you won't yet have these things when you're just starting up, so you'll have to come up with a plan to spread the word and convince people to give your business a try. Read More 

How Does Your Credit Score Affect Employment Screenings And Vice Versa

When applying for a job, there are a wide variety of details to consider, and your credit rating is often an important one. Unfortunately, recent data has suggested that about one out of five people in the United States have extremely poor credit. Since a low credit score can keep you from getting the job or promotion that you want, it is crucial for you to know the truth about your credit score and how it can impact your employment opportunities. Read More 

3 Questions To Ask When Choosing A Security Company For Your Small Business

As a small business owner, security is obviously important to consider. In addition to the decisions you need to make about using security guards, you will also need to know specific information about the usability and feasibility of common safety features. By knowing the right questions to ask, you can be sure that your business is as safe as possible. #1-How And Where Will The Alarm System Be Connected? It is first important to remember that security systems typically use the phone and/or internet lines to record and transmit information. Read More 

Taking A Closer Look At The Significance Of Popular Modern Funeral Trends

In past years, funeral traditions here in the United States have been fairly predictable: a visitation allowed the mourners of a friend or relative to gather and console one another, the funeral service followed the visitation, and the burial service took place right after. Even though many people still follow this same routine when they are making plans for their own funeral, there are many modern ideas that are showing up in funeral homes across the country. Read More 

4 Tips For A Smooth Move Across The Country

Moving can be stressful anytime, but a move across the country can be very difficult if it is not planned properly. While it is exciting to think about your new life on a whole different coast, try to focus on the task of moving before you get ahead of yourself. Use the following tips for a smooth move across the country: Make Plans Early For a big move across the country, you will most likely need the services of a moving company. Read More