I wonder if the reality TV show “Flip this House” will be making a comeback? I sure hope not!

(Source: Wall Street Journal)

During the housing boom, millions of Americans tried to make money by buying and then quickly reselling new houses and condominiums. That kind of flipping stopped several years ago as home sales stalled amid a surge in foreclosures and curtailed lending.

Now, a different breed of flipper is proliferating: one who seeks bargains at foreclosure auctions. Unlike the boom-time flippers, the latest generation needs cold cash, lots of local-market knowledge and strong nerves.

Read James R. Hagerty’s full article “House Flipping Makes a Comeback” in the Wall Street Journal (December 8, 2009).

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