Find it, buy it, fix it The insider's guide to fixer-uppers

Robert Irwin, 1941-

Book - 2006

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Chicago, IL : Kaplan Pub c2006.
3rd ed
Physical Description
iii, 215 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Main Author
Robert Irwin, 1941- (-)
  • Profits in fixers
  • Where to find fixers in any market
  • Fixers in foreclosures
  • What kind of fixer is it?
  • Getting to the right price
  • Accurately calculating costs
  • Three critical steps to success
  • Put together your "dream team"
  • Get your financing ducks in a row
  • Getting sellers to accept lowball offers
  • Turn the seller into a partner
  • Fixing up multiunit, commercial and office buildings
  • Quick fixes
  • Solving impossible problems
  • What you can and can't do on your own
  • Sell quickly for big profits
  • Get started!.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Looking for a cost cffective way to join the real estate boom? Although it's not for everyone, for those willing to accept the challenges of fixer uppers, buying and fixing up less than prime properties can be one of the most lucrative opportunities available. This is a one stop guide for anyone considering buying or investing in houses, apartments, and commercial properties that work. You'll find loads of money saving and money making advice on how to find the best fixer uppers, inspect the properties to avoid ""money pits,"" identify ugly duckling properties that need only quick cosmetic fixes, and structure deals to achieve win-win outcomes.