Zen and the Art of Real Estate Investing with Jonathan Greene

Episode 007: Learning How To Flip Houses From Scratch with Jenny Burke


If you’re thinking about getting started with house flipping or house hacking, budget is everything, especially in today’s market where margins are so tight. In fact, this is probably the worst time to flip because the construction costs are at an all-time high. But it doesn’t mean you can’t learn a thing or two about what it takes to be in this house-flipping industry. 

In today’s conversation, real estate investor and agent, Jenny Burke, shares how she learned how to flip houses from scratch. She first started flipping her first home six years ago and has flipped and project managed around 20 properties since. Jenny is also the project manager for Streamlined Properties. 

Learn the things Jenny learned over the years of house flipping and how you can apply them to your business, once you finally decide to jump into the house-flipping pool and get your feet wet.


In this episode, you will hear:

  • The biggest lesson as a flipper
  • Why this is the worst time to be a first-time flipper
  • Dealing with the towns
  • Listing and pricing
  • Some reasons flips fail 
  • What modern buyers are looking for
  • How to enhance your margins on deals

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