The Top 3 Books on House Flipping Modest MoneyLeave a comment

by Andrew Black

Successful house flipping is an art and a science. Some investors perfect it and go on to flip dozens of houses a year. Others have more modest goals, but make a profit on each house they sell. Whatever your ambitions, it’s important to make that first investment profitable. If your first flip is a flop, your career as a real estate investor will be over quick. Luckily, the house flipping community is a generous crowd, and many investors have shared their experiences (and their financial details) for the next wave of flippers. I’ve picked out the 3 most helpful books on the subject, ones that have saved me a lot of mistakes during my own first flip.

The Book on Flipping Houses: How to Buy, Rehab, and Resell Residential Properties by J. Scott

If you peruse the real estate section of a bookstore, you’ll see a lot of celebrity real estate barons boasting of their prolific success flipping houses. These tend to be stuffed with fluff and braggadocio. In contrast, it’s hard to get more down to earth than Mr. J. Scott and his simply titled Book on Flipping Houses. I love this book, because Scott guides you through…

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