Flip Tips

Stay Out of Title Storms

One of the most common overlooked steps in the buying process is doing proper title research. Make sure any car you purchase has a clean title. Sure, it’s possible to make money on cars with clouded titles, but in my experience they just make things more complicated and typically the…

Let Your Words Do the Work

BEFORE you go to see a vehicle that you’re thinking about buying make sure you ask as many questions of the seller on the phone as possible. Getting answers over the phone rather than in person will help save you a TON of time. Here are a few great questions…

Question, Question, Question

When you are looking at the vehicle, try to ask the seller as many questions as possible. Here a few of my favorite questions to ask: Does it have a clear, in state title? Salvage or rebuilt titles can deter buyers, and you’ll want to make sure that the title…

Fall in Love with Problems

People that enjoy car flipping know that most buyers avoid cars with problems because they just don’t want to deal with the hassle of having repairs done. Lower demand usually equates to lower prices. As a result, great car flippers actively seek out cars with problems. I’ve found that sellers…

Master Your Price Range

Whether you choose to flip cars in the lower priced common car range ($1000-$3000) or higher end specialty car range ($30,000-$300,000) you’ll want to make sure that you become a master of knowing what a good deal and bad deal actually look like. What’s the difference between a $3000 Honda…

Only Trust Yourself

When you’re interested in purchasing a car to flip don’t just assume that the seller’s words are facts. Do your own research no matter what the seller says about the car. That’s not to say that everyone is trying to rip you off because they aren’t. Though you might run…

Look For Junk in the Trunk

This tip is short but sweet: When you’re inspecting a vehicle for purchase always make sure that you open the trunk and look for any empty fluid bottles. Empty fluid bottles might indicated a fluid leak that the seller is attempting to cover up.

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