What Permits are Required to Flip Houses in Maryland

What Permits are Required to Flip Houses in Maryland

Whether you’re new to real estate investing or an experienced house flipper looking to do your first project in Maryland, you’re going to need permits. Below you’ll find each of the permits currently needed to flip houses in Maryland as well as some frequently...
Underpinning Foundations – What You Need To Know

Underpinning Foundations – What You Need To Know

What is Underpinning? When adding new stories to a property or repairing a faulty foundation, “underpinning” is the process used to improve and strengthen an existing foundation and allow for more load-bearing capabilities. It is common in restoring old buildings,...
What To Know About Your First Condo Conversion

What To Know About Your First Condo Conversion

Getting Approval For Your Condo Conversion When doing a condo conversion for the first time there are some things you will need to do differently than your standard fix and flip. Because you will have to underpin the home, the permitting becomes more difficult....
Hottest 2019 Renovation Trends in the DC Metro Market

Hottest 2019 Renovation Trends in the DC Metro Market

One of the keys to successfully flipping a house is knowing what trends local buyers are looking for in a renovated property. Not only do these popular choices in materials and design typically translate to fewer days on market, but they are proven to deliver a solid...
5 Ways to Turn Under-Stair Space into a Showpiece

5 Ways to Turn Under-Stair Space into a Showpiece

In many historic homes, access to the basement is not located under the main staircase, leaving an empty, underutilized space. This is especially prevalent when the basement was built as or will be converted into a separate unit with its own exterior entrance. These...
Should You Rehab or Rebuild a Single-Family Home?

Should You Rehab or Rebuild a Single-Family Home?

If you’ve just bought an investment property that needs a lot of work, you might be wondering if you should fix it up or just tear it down and start over. That is a common occurrence when purchasing a single-family home that has significant damage, leaving you on the...