There are several ways to get involved into the world of real estate, rehabbing properties is a fun way to get in. Nevertheless it is not about the world of decorated and open houses; at times, a home needs most important structural upgrades to make the environment livelier. At the same time, it is advised to not get stuck with a home that’s in need of serious repair. The following tips will let you know some idea and how to find a structurally sound property.
- Cracks and crevices
- Exterior view
- Basement checking
- Windows and doors
Most importantly, above said points play a major role in finding a structurally sound property!
Large cracks and crevices running down the walls may be a sign of terrible things to crop up. Since this issue is a sign of foundation trouble it is good to avoid properties that are damaged to the core because they are quite expensive to be rehabbed.
Exterior view in the sense, a property should be taken a step outside look in order to check the entire look of it. Is the house leaning or upright? It’s about the shape!
Windows and doors should be checked for its gliding ease use. If they are stuck or not good then changes has to be done for it has well. Since stuck doors and windows are a hint of structural problems which could get worse over time the best has to be seen.
Give it a quick perusal (basement). Major cracks or standing water may be an indication that the home has serious (and expensive) problems.
After all these checking is done, a coat of painting will do for flipping the property.
Jeff Adams, best-seller author, speaker and mentor has been helping thousands of regular people reclaim their lives and create personal financial freedom by implementing his real estate systems for success.