How to Get a Loan to Flip a House

If you're considering purchasing properties to fix and flip but don't have the cash, you'll need a loan to help get started, this article explains this.
By: Winston Rowe and Associates
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Dec. 28, 2023 - PRLog -- House flipping is an investment in real estate, it involves purchasing comparatively inexpensive homes that often need work, then fixing them up and selling them for more than you paid. House flipping can be lucrative but comes with significant financial risk, especially for beginners.

The Costs of Flipping Homes

While buying, fixing, and reselling properties can be profitable, it costs more money to flip a house than to buy one to live in. Not only do you need the money to buy the property, but you also need funds for renovations and then the property taxes, utilities, and homeowners' insurance for the period from the moment the sale closes to the day it's sold to someone else.

Hard Money Loans

Hard money loans are typically secured by the property, not your creditworthiness. They are usually offered by private investors or companies as opposed to banks or other traditional financial institutions. Hard money loans are characterized by their short duration, high-interest rates, and relatively high closing costs.

How Many House Flippers Make Money

For a house to be good to flip, it needs to be priced cheaply enough that you can purchase it, fix it up, and sell it for a profit. Flippers also try to complete their sales quickly, so a home needs to be in a location with a strong market, limiting the risk that the flipper will need to hold the home for long.

What Can Go Wrong When Flipping a House

There are lots of things that can go wrong when flipping a house. Running out of funds, not having enough skill or time to renovate the property correctly, and not being able to sell for the price needed to cover costs and include profits can lead to failure.

Winston Rowe and Associates specializes in commercial real estate investing financing, they prepared this article. You can contact them at 248-246-2243 or visit them online at

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