Flipping a house is a lot of work, and can yield a big profit. But not every project is guaranteed to be lucrative. So what’s the key to successfully making over a fixer-upper and selling it for a gain? Our new series “What the Flip?” presents before and after photos to identify the smart construction and design decisions that ultimately helped make a house desirable to buyers.
The flippers who found this four-bedroom, four-bathroom home in the seaside town of Carlsbad, CA, seemed to have a good idea of the potential financial risks involved in their venture—and how to avoid them.