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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.
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flip

verb

flip

in. to go crazy. Wow, I’ve got so much to do, I may just flip.

flipping

mod. damnable. (Euphemistic for fucking. Usually objectionable.) Get this flipping dog out of here!
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Among 176 metro areas with a population of at least 200,000 and at least 100 home flips in 2018, those with the highest average gross flipping ROI were Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (144.2 percent); Scranton, Pennsylvania (131.7 percent); Atlantic City, New Jersey (113.2 percent); Cleveland, Ohio (112.1 percent); and Erie, Pennsylvania (109.3 percent).
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1.664-3(d), a CRUT's governing instrument can now provide for a flip on the occurrence of marriage, divorce, death, birth of a child, date certain, achieving a certain age or sale of an unmarketable asset.
"The business of adding some superficial cosmetic upgrades to a distressed purchase and then selling for a profit is no longer an option," saidJeff Pintar, founding partner and CEO atPintar Investment Company, which flips homes inCalifornia,NevadaandGeorgia.
The report noted that among markets with at least 50 completed single-family flips in the first quarter, the ones with the highest average gross return on investment (ROI) were Baltimore (ROI of 94.1 percent); Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida (74.7 percent); Ocala, Florida (73.9 percent); Lakeland, Florida (62.5 percent); and Detroit (58.3 percent).
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single family homes and condos were flipped in 2017, up 1 percent from the 204,167 home flips in 2016 to the highest level since 2006 an 11-year high.
Gross profits on the flips -- the difference between the purchase price and the flipped price minus a 20% to 33% renovation investment -- hit almost $71,000 in Q2 2015, up from almost $68,000 in Q1 and $50,000 just one year ago, according to RealtyTrac.
The FHA announced in November that it would not extend the waiver, which allows flips within 90 days of purchase, when it expires this month.
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