The Book on Estimating Rehab Costs
By J Scott
How much does it really cost to flip a house? In this new second edition, get all the updated costs, upgrade details, and associated values when it comes to estimating your next renovation!
Determine how to accurately estimate all the costs you are likely to face during renovation—and get all of your rehab questions answered in a single place! In The Book on Estimating Rehab Costs, expert real estate investor and fix-and-flipper J Scott reveals the tried-and-tested steps of his professional framework and his methodology for precisely evaluating renovation costs from hundreds of his own successful rehab projects. Learn every detailed tip, trick, and tactic you need to accurately budget any house flipping project or investment property renovation.
You don't need to be a contractor to flip houses, but you do need to know the fundamentals of budgeting and pricing your renovation—including everything from cosmetic renovations to complex installations and upgrades. Whether you are preparing to walk through your very first rehab project or you’re an experienced home flipper, this handbook will be your guide to identifying renovation projects, creating a scope of work, and staying on budget to ensure a timely profit!
Free Bonus Content
All the paperwork
you need to flip houses
These 10 documents include estimation templates, sample independent contractor agreements, and so much more!
Inspection Checklist Worksheet
A 10-page inspection checklist worksheet that you can start using on flips today!
How to Flip Houses Using Other People's Money
A video interview between J Scott and Brandon Turner
Free bonus ebook by J Scott
A five-chapter ebook that details what every real estate investor needs to know about economic cycles
About the Author
J Scott spent much of his early career in Silicon Valley, where he held management positions at several Fortune 500 companies, including Microsoft and eBay. In 2008, J and his wife Carol decided to quit their corporate jobs, move back East, start a family, and focus on real estate investing. In the past ten years, they have bought, built, rehabbed, sold, lent-on and held over $60M in property all around the country. J is also the co-host of The BiggerPockets Business Podcast and the author of four books on real estate investing, which have sold more than 200,000 copies and have helped investors from around the world get started with real estate.
- BP Business Podcast
- J's BiggerPockets Profile
- J's BiggerPockets Blog
- J's Website
- BP Podcast 311: Investing in Real Estate in the Coming Economic Shift with J Scott