Surprising places to find real estate flipper properties

Part 2: How to profit from fixer-upper homes

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As longtime readers know, I've been buying fix-up single-family houses and writing about earning profits from these homes for many years. In this three-part series I will share my tips on how to find the perfect flipper properties. (See Part 1: Fast fix to make a real estate buck and Part 3: Being nosey may snag real estate bargains.) OPPORTUNITY #2 – 26 SOURCES OF BARGAIN-PURCHASE-PRICE FLIPPERS. Whether you want to "buy and flip" or you are a long-term investor, bargain-purchase-price properties are a great source of flippers. By bargain-purchase-price property, I'm talking about property that can be bought at least 25 percent below full market value. Purchase Bob Bruss reports online. If the property needs extensive fix-up work, then discount the purchase price further to compensate. Although I refer to single-family houses, please be aware there many additional types of bargain properties. Here are the 26 key sources that work best for finding flipper properties: 1. Driv...