BBB Winner of Distinction 2021

Better Business Bureau Recognizes Fast Track Remodeling with 2021 Winner of Distinction Award

In recognizing businesses and non-profits for their achievements and commitment to quality in the workplace, Fast Track Remodeling was one of 236 companies recognized at the annual Better Business Bureau Awards of Excellence on October 12, 2021. When asked what it means to Fast Track Remodeling to receive this recognition, Elijah Randall, states “We work ... Read more

With Lumber prices on the rise in an everchanging market, it is so important to know what you are getting into before diving into a rehab

“After a three-month lull that began in September, lumber prices have started rising again. This month lumber prices increased 20% to $650 per thousand board, according to data from Random Lengths and reported by the National Association of Home Builders.* Lumber prices had steadily increased since the start of the pandemic through September. From April through ... Read more

Keeping an Investor Mindset When Walking a House

There are numerous ways to view a rehab. One in particular, is from the vantage of our our own taste, our own interests, and our own living preferences. When rehabbing a house many people think of what they would want the house to have if they were to live in it. Instead, we should not ... Read more

Better Business Bureau Recognizes Fast Track Remodeling with Winner of Distinction Award

Better Business Bureau Winner of Distinction Award September 15, 2020Peary Perry832-742-9992PRESS RELEASE In recognizing businesses and non-profits for their achievements and commitment toquality in the workplace, Fast Track Remodeling was recognized by the Better Business Bureauof Metropolitan Houston and received an Awards for Excellence.When asked what it means to Fast Track Remodeling to receive this ... Read more

Looking To Get A Good ROI? Consider Improvement That Help SELL The House

When it comes to rehabbing a property, home remodeling agencies, investors, realtors, and homeowners all alike understand the need to make repairs.  One of the first steps on a home rehab is to take out our graphs, cameras, and measuring tools and do a general assessment of the property. What needs to be fixed and ... Read more

What To Expect During The Duration Of A Property Rehab

When a property needs to be rehabbed, and you are looking to find the right home remodeling company, what should you expect?  First and foremost, any home remodeling agency must understand the specific stages that occur when a home rehab takes place: ·         Initial Cleanup:  All damaged items must be taken out of the property, ... Read more

Remodeling For Realtor Clients

Are you looking for a renovation return on investment?  Interesting in flipping a house for a profit? We have been in the industry for quite some time, so not only do we know what it takes to rehab a property from the ground up, but we also understand industry trends. Thus, the questions above no ... Read more

The Proper Way to Re-Sheath A Flood House

Did you know March and April tend to be the wettest months in Texas?  This coupled with the fact that hurricane season is less than two months away – there’s a lot of potential for flooded property. While we may not have the devastation that we saw with Hurricane Harvey in Houston, it is still ... Read more

When You Hire The Wrong Person For the Job, We Can Make It Right

So, you have conquered your fears, stepped out and bought your 1st investment property. You are so excited to learn the process, tackle the challenge and experience the adventure of turning something ugly into something beautiful. The feeling of hope you get being a part of rebuilding something is exciting! You get to breathe new ... Read more

What Questions Should You Ask A Contractor?

When you do a Google Search for a house flipping company or pursue a flipping houses blog, you are going to come across a number of property rehab companies.  They are going to make you promises of how well they will get a rehab done and their rehab estimator will most likely seem too good ... Read more

Home Rehab Gone Wrong – Before & After

Property Rehab Before and After A home is an investment. Period.  So, when you are getting ready to flip a house, or invest in a property for the long term, you want to make sure that a rehab is done right. Too often, we come across real estate investors that hire a contractor that makes ... Read more

Let’s Talk About Contracting

Contractors play a significant part in rehabbing a property; from construction to noting any discrepancies that might exist. However, even if a contractor is well-meaning, oftentimes problems can occur or the contractor does not enact on a specific plan. Fast Track has a streamlined system in place that not only offers the highest quality of ... Read more

Does Anything Stand Out of the Ordinary?

When Rehabbing a property, it is suggested that you do a complete walk through to note anything that needs work. Consider what might stand out of the ordinary, or are there immediate flags that need to be addressed? For example, niceties, additional add-ons that are not necessary, but can add value, such as mosaic tile ... Read more

What Your Rehab Should Look Like After One Week

Are You Currently Stuck in a Rehab? After about a week, your rehab should have the following elements finished: Demo should be done Electric, plumbing, and AC should begin so that inspections to take place Rooms should be framed out By ensuring that these elements are complete, you can make sure that you are on ... Read more

3 Important Tips To Remember When Rehabbing a Property

At Fast Track Remodeling, we believe in three core tenants: People: The people that you work with must know their craft and be highly skillful; they must be the best at what they do. Processes: How to conduct processes in a way that can replicated over and over again; from ordering estimates to getting materials. ... Read more

Previous Rehab: What to Look Out For

When investing, there are times when you come across a property that has already been rehabbed, but additional work must be done or previous work must be corrected. We take you through one such property and point out what to look out for; from remapping a garage conversion to looking at wiring issues. Learn more ... Read more

Flood House: What to Watch Out For

There is a great deal of work to be done when a house gets flooded. When walking through a flooded property, there is a lot to watch out for; from structural support, such as columns and beams, as well as ceiling and wall damage. Watch the video below to learn more:

Is It Possible to Invest in Real Estate Without Visiting the Property?

Real estate investment can be extremely time consuming, especially if you use real estate ventures as a way to supplement your income. Thus, visiting the property and making key decisions can feel like a time and energy drain. This is why it is extremely important to have the right team. Having the right support system ... Read more

Why Accurate Rehab Quotes Are Valuable

Why Accurate Rehab Quotes Are Valuable  By Peary Perry, CFO – Fast Track Remodeling, LLC   Someone brings you a deal. A friend’s relative died or somebody from work has a house to sell. You look it over and BAM….you think that if you can get the repairs needed completed within your budget you will ... Read more

Why You May Not Be Getting Any Deals

When talking to investors, one of the foremost questions we receive is, “Why am I not getting any deals?” To this we have to respond, “Are you putting in any offers?” It is paramount that you do. Whether you are utilizing HAR or another avenue, there is something to be said of making an offer ... Read more

10 Day Rehab Property Walkthrough

We break down what to look out for when rehabbing a project; from beam installation to relocation of the AC. Fast Track Remodeling offers the perfect solution for your real estate rehab needs.

Finished Property Rehab Walkthrough

After about 27 days, this house displays a world of difference! Rehabbing consisted of putting in a LBT, cutting back granite, and more!

Finished Rehab Property

Can you get your property to the finish line?

What To Look Out For When Walking an Investment Property

What to look out for when walking a property rehab..

Is it Important For your rehab contractor to have insurance?

Insurance for contractors? Why?

Finished Property Rehab Walkthrough

All done! Finished property rehab.

1 Week In – Property Rehab

What a home rehab looks like after 1 week - check it out

Time on The Job: What does it Mean?

Ok, so you have taken your hard earned money and bought yourself an investment property. You are intending to either do one or two things with your purchase. You intend to fix it up and put it into rentable condition…

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Why the need for a contract?

Contracts are in your best interest As a remodeling investor, you’re often in a hurry to make decisions. You care about what goes into readying your investment property for lease or sale, but time is money. No one wants to fuss over what every dollar is going to be used for to complete your project. ... Read more

Must-Ask Questions for contractors

Read these must-ask questions crucial to every property rehab.

Why Fast Track Remodeling?

Investment properties should be fun. Ensure you get a good return on your investment and save time.

The One Thing Every Real Estate Investor Must Know

The One Thing Every Real Estate Investor Must Know One of the things that comes up a lot when we’re talking to investors is ARV and ARV is just “after repair value” of the house. And one thing that we teach and try to help people come across is when they’re looking at the property ... Read more

Why the need for a contract?

As a remodeling investor, you’re often in a hurry to make decisions. You care about what goes into readying your investment property for lease or sale, but time is money.

No one wants to fuss over what every dollar is going to be used for to complete your project. You want to get it done and on the market to drive home some profit or rental income.

“Proposals? We don’t need no stinking proposals.”

So, let’s see how this works.

You are an investor who has just scored on a really great, no let’s make that a fabulous investment property. This is a sweetheart of a deal and not one that comes along with any sense of regularity.

The meaning of ‘THAT’

Anyone who has been in business for any length of time understands the importance of concise, legible and fully understandable agreements between the client and the vendor, contractor or entity providing a service...