Nessie the Flip House: Week 12

October 20, 2017 | Flipping, nessie the fliphouse

I hope you enjoy these weekly updates as I navigate through the business of flipping houses one house at a time!!  Check in each Friday to see weekly update of how this house progresses!  To catch up on the progress on Nessie, check out her previous posts here.  If you’re new here (Hello!!!),  or just enjoy walking down memory lane, you can see my 6 previous flip houses here.  Thanks for coming along for the ride!!


More plumbing and electrical and framing happened this week.  Have a great weekend!

Just kidding!  Yes, more plumbing and electrical and framing happened this week, but so did landscaping.  I won’t bore you with interior pics this week… “look, more electrical wire than last week!”  Rough inspections should be happening any day now (plumbing, electrical, and insulation so the inspector can approve what we’ve done before drywall blocks it all).  Once those happen, I can get drywall, floors, paint, tile, etc.  I’m really hoping that the interior stuff flies.  I’d like to actually sell this house some time. 


This week, the outside finally got cleaned up.  Beautiful hydrangea bushes now flank the front door and the dead arbor vitae is gone at last.


The dead areas of grass got new dirt and grass seed and the planting beds got fresh edges, new mulch and some pops of color with mums.



We also finally got a post mailbox installed and maybe they’ll finally deliver mail!



No drastic landscape changes, however just cleaning it all up made a huge difference.  Now I’m just waiting for a few things to get repaired on the exterior to schedule painters!  If I can’t improve the curb appeal with a porch or portico, the least I can do is paint.  I think I can work it into my budget….  Also on the exterior list is new gutters, house numbers, trim on a few windows, still waiting on a new window on the front, and of course new lights.  At least something is starting to look more polished!


Onword and upward!

Have an amazing weekend!

7 thoughts on “Nessie the Flip House: Week 12”

  1. Outside improvements are amazing! ant wait to see the kitchen and bathrooms etc…Wondering if you have thought of putting something up in that big space on the right with no windows – just a piece of trellis or some other inexpensive architectural to balance out the left side of the house? I don’t have a clear vision of the floor plan of this house so I can’t picture what room is there on the right side of the house? (Maybe you addressed this in a previous post – can’t recall!)

  2. Looking good! And I bet the new window will make a world of difference in amping up the character/charm of the house. πŸ™‚

  3. Oooh…what colors are you considering for the exterior? Looking at the pictures it seems that most of the houses surrounding are also yellow, or white. Definitely make Nessie stand out. πŸ™‚

  4. This house is really turning out lovely. I absolutely adore the hydrangea bushes in the front. Those will create a nice visual appeal! I have been hunting for some this late in the season but coming up empty handed. Would you mind sharing which nursery you might have bought them from?

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