Dave Clabeaux | Does House Flipping Work Near You?

Dave Clabeaux is a real estate investor. David lives in Northern Kentucky with his wife and son. Dave enjoys many aspects of real estate investing, including rehabbing, offering rental-to-own properties, and building a retirement portfolio by acquiring properties with no money down using

One of the most common questions I
get via email goes something like this:

"Coach Dave, that's great that you
live in Florida, where the real estate
market is booming.  But I live in
Nowheresville, Nebraska. Are there
any good deals near me?"

I can't tell you how many times I have
heard someone say something like this.

For some reason, there is a false belief
that in order to make money in real estate,
you must live in either Texas, Florida, or

But that couldn't be farther from the

The fact is, there are opportunities to flip
houses in every city and town in the US.

I'm sure your friends and family are
among the naysayers telling you that you
don't live in the "right market" to flip

The fact is, while I get emails from people
who seem to be stuck on believing that there
are no deals near them, I also get emails
from people who are completing amazing
deals and sharing their success story
with me.

Just this past weekend alone, I received
at least a half-dozen emails from people
landing deals and selling houses netting
anywhere from $19,000 to $120,000
in profit.

In fact, 2 different people emailed with
questions this weekend about how to
legally tax shelter $90,000 and
$110,000 from the sale of their recent

These are not real estate gurus.  These
are common folks just like you and me.

They simply found a good deal near them,
made an offer, rehabbed it, and sold it
for an honest profit.

Does this excite you?  I hope it does.
My goal in writing this email was to give
you that "nudge" you need to get out
there and flip your first house.

I want to let you know that if other
people can do it, so can you.

Common folks all across America
are successfully flipping houses every