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I am a licensed Realtor and DIY home makeover-er with a background in teaching everyone from 6-12, university students, and adult professionals.

I am here to empower YOU to make your design a reality! I teach you how to make the best financial and aesthetic moves for the scope of your project. We will maximize your ROI. Even if you aren't planning on selling your home, think of the equity you will gain in a short time!

Becca McLagan

If you’ve been following our crazy adventure, you already know that this past year just about killed us. I mean it. There have been so many times when we questioned if buying Camp Miller, our vacation rental cabin, was worth it. But now I’m sitting in the kitchen of our renovated cabin, writing this post, […]

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After Renovations: Our First Year as Vacation Rental Hosts

Camp Miller, Investing, Personal, Real Estate

November 13, 2021

  We Flipped Our First House— Here’s How   I have spent years obsessively watching shows about home renovation. Hometown, Fixer Upper, Rehab Addict, Grand Designs, Income Property, Property Brothers, House Hunters Renovation, Beachfront Bargain Hunt, Stone House Revival, oh my god all the things. The amount of life I’ve exchanged for this kind of […]

A Year’s Salary With One House Flip

Investing, Project Portfolio, Real Estate

June 26, 2019

“Can I offer on an “as-is” property with an FHA loan?” Sure, but you are easy to outbid. Great news! Your lender pre-approved you for an FHA loan with a surprisingly high limit. You don’t really know what FHA means, but you are excited to sign papers and lock down that charming fixer across town. […]

FHA Loans and “As-Is” Properties

Investing, Real Estate

March 8, 2019

Finding yourself scrolling Zillow, day-dreaming of ditching your out-grown home? Been there, my friend! If you feel it's time to to move on,  let's get you ready for the adventure!

Let's see if you're ready to sell. Take this short 5 question quiz to unlock  an extensive individualized plan for you!

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