203k Video Series
Our 2-minute video helps you understand how 203k Services can provide you with all the FHA 203k loan information, property inspections and cost estimates you will need for a successful 203k rehab project. Realtors and Lenders can share this with their Buyer and Seller clients so they can put the FHA 203k guidelines to work for them using our 203k Services anywhere in the USA.
Choosing a Contractor
The Fha rehab guidelines and the Home Path Renovation programs require the use of licensed contractors. As a HUD 203k Consultant, I can help you evaluate and negotiate effectively with contractors, prepare bid specifications and a 203k Worksheet to help identify your renovation solution. Take a few minutes to get tips on talking to a contractor and ask us for a referral in your area!
203 Tips & Tricks
Here are some tips on how HUD rehab loans work. Use the Fha rehab guidelines on Fha 203k Streamline and full 203k loans. Ask about our 203k Worksheets and 203k Consulting fees. FREE 1-Hour Consultations available if you are trying to rehab a house with the home path renovation program, HUD fha 203k program or any other rehab loan.
Buying foreclosures without a Rehab Consultant makes no sense at all. Learn how to assemble your team of home improvement experts to rehab a house. Negotiating the best deal, working with your Realtor and Lender are just a part of what 203k Experts can do for you.
Renovation Consultant – They can make or break your remodeling project A Renovation Consultant for Bathroom remodeling can really add value IF you don’t miss anything and IF you pay attention to your ‘finishes’. After all – looks matter or is it just what can be “seen”? Setting a budget from the start is key [...]
203k Cost Estimate for repairs (or any cost estimate for repairs) can vary widely. Just checking back with you to see how your home buying is going. I am attaching some information about our PRE-Purchase Feasibility Inspections/Reports and 203k Cost Estimate that can be very useful in helping you understand your renovation options. Even if [...]
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Investor Buyers can make your market this year … (or WASTE a whole lot of your time if you’re not careful) Investor buyers come in all sizes, shapes and colors. And just like the choices your find at The Rack at Nordstrom’s, you have to know what YOU are looking for (in an investor client) and you [...]
203k Renovation Loan – an FHA Program and secret weapon for Buying Short Sales A potential client contacted me the other day asking for some help understanding the FHA 203k renovation loan program. Of course I explain that it is a government loan that covers the cost to purchase the home plus any home renovations [...]
Can the labor on my home renovation really be that much? My client asked to reduce the scope of work from about $90,000 to under $50,000. As you might expect this 70 year old home (that was very well maintained I might add) certainly did need some updating, maintenance and renovations. Since you cannot eliminate [...]
203k Services is your one stop for the renovation expert services you need. 203k Services can help you with quick and cost-effective renovation projects from large jobs rehabbing whole houses to small jobs focused on kitchens, bathrooms, landscapes, facade restoration, and much more! Learn everything you need to know about renovating a home in Maryland [...]
Home Renovation using FHA 203k, Home Path and other rehab financing: Tips and Tricks for success Home Renovation sound like a great idea until you hear the horror stories of 203k loans or contractor problems. You might be either someone who is sure “that won’t happen me” or someone who decides, “no way, it’s just not [...]
Ask a Rehab Expert
I am a Realtor and I work in Foreclosure. Vito Simone has years of experience working with investors and owner-occupants buying and renovating properties, and is a true expert in using FHA 203(k) loans to finance these projects.