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Maximizing Your Flip's Sale Price in a Cooling Housing Market: 7 Expert Tips to Get the Best Return on Your Investment

May 06, 20232 min read

Hey there, house-flipping fanatics! Nervous about selling your flip in a cooling housing market? Don't sweat it! At Bud Evans Consulting, we've got your back with 7 expert tips to help you maximize your flip's sale price, even when the market's feeling a bit chilly.

  1. Curb Appeal Crusader: You never get a second chance at a first impression, so make sure your flip looks fabulous from the get-go. Spruce up the landscaping, add a fresh coat of paint, and make your property's exterior so irresistible that buyers won't be able to resist taking a peek inside!

  2. Stage It Like a Pro: Staging can work wonders for showing off your flip's best features. Arrange furniture to create an inviting atmosphere, add a few stylish accents, and let buyers envision their dream life within those freshly painted walls. Remember, presentation is everything!

  3. Price It Right: In a cooling market, pricing your flip correctly is critical. Do your research, scope out the competition, and be realistic about your asking price. Tempt those buyers with a deal they can't refuse!

  4. Renovate Wisely: Not all renovations are created equal. Focus on the upgrades that pack the biggest punch for your buck, like kitchens and bathrooms. Keep it neutral, trendy, and functional, so buyers can see the potential in every square foot.

  5. Get Social: Social media is your best friend when it comes to spreading the word about your fabulous flip. Share eye-catching photos, create buzz-worthy videos, and let your followers know about any open houses or special promotions. The more people you reach, the better your chances of selling for top dollar!

  6. Flexibility is Key: Be open to negotiation and willing to make reasonable concessions to seal the deal. Remember, a cooling market means buyers have the upper hand, so be prepared to play ball and find a win-win solution.

  7. Hire a Rockstar Agent: Having an experienced and savvy real estate agent by your side in a cooling market can make all the difference. Choose someone who knows the local market inside and out, and let them work their magic to get you the best possible return on your investment.

There ya go! Now get out there and flip that house! Until the next time - Aim High!

For more real estate advice, follow me on Instagram @bud.evans - The Property Patriot, DM "Coach" for questions. Or book a free call through

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Bud Evans

Bud Evans is a retired military officer, retired police officer and former mayor of Cinnaminson, NJ. Bud has been heavily investing in real estate since 2018 and has recently created a portfolio that allowed him to retire early.

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