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FlipBlog 5

The story of the 5th Flip Blog is that of a property we picked up in Stillwater, MN. This one had challenges that started at the time of the acquisition. The first challenge being it was bank-owned. This, unfortunately, means a lot of bure...

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Flipblog 4

FlipBlog 4

Welcome to the Blood Bath! It wouldn’t be a blog on flips if it was just all sunshine and roses all the time...This isn’t HGTV folks... I have to be honest about my first major setback. I recently added a project manager to my team, i...

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5 Best things about doing a FLIP

5 Best things about doing a FLIP

Everyone thinks its super cool - Thanks to HGTV, Bravo, Lifestyle and probably a few others I am forgetting the business of flipping has never been made to look more glamorous then it does today. Its a bit of a double edge sword because its...

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FlipBlog 3 - First SOLD Property

FlipBlog 3 – First SOLD Property

Thanks for coming back for the 3rd edition. Today is a happy day for me as its "PAY DAY" meaning the team and I pulled off a successful flip. Now I haven't sent it off to NASA for the exact calculation of the profits, but it's definitely go...

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FlipBlog 2

FlipBlog 2 - So fast, who knew? Alright folks, it is time to tell the tale of flip number 2. Before I get into it though, I feel like I forgot an important detail as to how I find properties. Let me start by telling you, it ain’t easy....

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FlipBlog – First Edition

FlipBlog - Picture it with the inflection of the Star Trek’s “Captain’s Log” as I say it please. Alright, I promise to refrain from too many nerdy references for my blog, but I have to stay at least a little true to myself. The pu...

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Are there Companies that Respect their People?

The great sage of the later part of the 20th century, Rodney Dangerfield, was known for saying “I get no respect!” Now this is partly in jest (he was a comedian rather than philosopher), but part of the reason for his popularity ...

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Company Culture - What and Why

Company Culture – What and Why

Culture. Dictionary.com defines culture as “the attitudes and behavior characteristics of a particular social group.” When we hear the word, our minds automatically go to things like “American Culture”, “Southern Culture” ...

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Home Inspections - What to Look For

Home Inspections – What to Look For

Most home buyers, whether its your first home or an investment property, choose to have a home professionally inspected. Though many never actually ask themselves why, and what is the benefit. For one, the sellers are required to provide...

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Looking for a better career in real estate?

Do you know who VSM Real Estate is yet? Where have you been hiding? We’re looking for diverse thinkers, tinkerers and strategic culture hackers to join our team. More specifically, we are seeking a Entrepreneurial Licensed Real Estate A...

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