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flip

1. verb To purchase and then repair and/or remodel a house for sale, ideally in a short period of time with the goal of maximizing one's profit on the sale. A: "Beige is so boring. Can't we use a bolder color?" B: "No. We're only flipping this house, and neutral colors will appeal to most prospective buyers."
2. noun A house that is being or has been flipped. A: "Beige is so boring. Can't we use a bolder color?" B: "No. This house is a flip, and neutral colors will appeal to most prospective buyers." Look at the cheap cabinets and flooring they used in the kitchen. This place was definitely a flip.

flipping

mod. damnable. (Euphemistic for fucking. Usually objectionable.) Get this flipping dog out of here!
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The share of home flipping reached new all-time highs in nine cities during the first quarter of 2016: Baltimore, Buffalo, Huntsville, Ala.
Our research suggests that flipping is best suited to a curricular approach that integrates the method with many other research-based strategies.
Miami topped the list of hot flipping cities followed by Los Angeles, Phoenix, New York then Tampa.
Furthermore, she comes at it from a school librarian's viewpoint, since she also firmly believes that "the library or media center is a perfect place for flipping.
com began tracking flipping, the practice of buying and then quickly selling a home, it accounted for 2.
Flipping one bit, for instance, requires the equivalent of 5 million amperes of current per square centimeter.
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But the reverse side also offers ample padding, should flipping be desired.
Some 179,778 single family homes and condominiums were flipped in 2015, the company said in its Year-End and Q4 2015 US Home Flipping Report.
The major metros with a population of at least 1 million that saw the biggest increase in flipping from one year ago as a share of all sales were San Antonio, Texas (up 52 percent); Nashville, Tennessee (up 50 percent); Indianapolis (up 47 percent); Austin, Texas (up 35 percent); Providence, Rhode island (up 33 percent); and Oklahoma City (up 33 percent).
The documentary-style series will follow the moms as they juggle soccer, car-pooling and bake sales with buying, renovating and flipping a house or apartment.
Principals Gary Fuller from Hart and Bill Bolde from Saugus ended up flipping a coin.