5 Setbacks Homeowners Face When Hiring an Agent in Los Angeles

As with any critical business decision, it is essential to making the best decisions to ensure that you’ve chosen the right professional in the real estate industry. While there are many benefits to working with a typical real estate agent, you may wish to be aware of some snags with this home sales method. Did … Continued

Why Investors Make “Low Ball” Offers

Why Investors Make Lowball Offers Video Transcription, Click on title for video By: Bruce Bartlett Hi everybody, Bruce Bartlett with FlipGreat. Today’s question – today’s topic by request is Why Do Investors make lowball offers. First, why the heck listen to me, I was one the founding managing partners of Sequoia Real Estate Partners where … Continued

Why Do-It-Yourselfers should never, ever buy a “fixer” house.

Why DIYers Shouldn’t Buy Fixer Houses Transcription from video By:  Bruce Bartlett Bruce Bartlett with FlipGreat.   Today’s presentation, “Why Do-It-Yourselfers should never ever buy a Fixer House.”  Pretty straight forward! So as always why listen to me, I was one of the founding managing partners of Sequoia Real Estate Partners.  We aggregated together a lot of private money … Continued

6 Signs You Need to Downsize Your House in Los Angeles

While typically not considered by first-time homebuyers, downsizing homes is a normal process in homeownership evolution; understanding this from the outset can help you plan your moves and look forward to this phase. By recognizing the signs early and knowing when to begin taking steps towards downsizing, you can be ahead of the game. Additionally, … Continued

The “Realities” of the home flipping industry.

(CLICK ON THE TITLE TO WATCH THE VIDEO) Where the money comes from and goes, costs for debt and equity along with an explanation of many of the inefficiencies in the market. Video Transcription Realities of The Multibillion-Dollar Home Flipping Industry By: Bruce Bartlett Hi everybody, Bruce Bartlett with FlipGreat, coming to you today with … Continued

Home Renovation ROI: Why Homeowners Fail and Investors Succeed?

Home Renovation ROI: Why Homeowners Fail and Investors Succeed? (despite everything the billion dollar DIY industry is telling you) Here’s the Remodeling Magazine 2019 Los Angeles Cost vs. Value report for renovations. This is based what the average consumer would experience paying retail prices for materials and labor. You’ll notice only six have a positive … Continued