#173: Flipping 100+ Houses in an Expensive, Competitive Market with Steve Jones
Published May 5, 2016
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    House flipping can be incredibly profitable and fun — but for many people, trying to make it work is next to impossible because of the high cost of homes. That’s why on this episode we’re excited to chat with Steve Jones, a house flipper from Southern California who has flipped over 100 deals in his neighborhood. Steve’s advice is rock solid for anyone looking to grow their real estate business — and you are going to love his advice about open houses. Steve’s perspectives just might change how you do real estate forever. In This Episode We Cover:Thoughts on investing in Southern CaliforniaHow Steve got started in real estateThe first home he flippedWhat exactly a “condo conversion” isHow he’s done over 100 flips so farHow Steve finds his dealsWhat you should know about looking for hidden valueSteve’s formula for evaluating a dealHow he flips a dealWhat he typical spends on a normal rehabThe worst flip he’s ever doneHow to think with the buyers in mindTips for getting an A-team contractorHow to learn from contractorsThe importance of developing a thorough scope of workWhy deals are relationship basedHow to calculate land valueWhat happens when people lose their moneyThings that he loves about flipping housesThe “slow flip”Becoming an expert on your neighborhoodAnd SO much more!Links from the ShowFake F***ing Flowers (video)BiggerPockets CalculatorsBooks Mentioned in this ShowRich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. KiyosakiWhy We Buy: The Science Of Shopping by Paco UnderhilTweetable Topics:“We always bring the indoors outdoors — and bring the outdoors in.” (Tweet This!)“You have to have an appetite for risk.” (Tweet This!)“Your best price is always going to be your first price.” (Tweet This!)Connect with SteveSteve’s BiggerPockets ProfileSteve’s Company WebsiteSteve’s InstagramSteve’s Twitter
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