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Tanisha A. Sykes

Donald Olhausen Jr., a 34-yr-aged real estate flipper in San Diego, did a main home transforming task on his 2,200-square-foot Mediterranean-fashion home in 2018.

“We absolutely renovated the kitchen area and loos, replaced carpet, upgraded electrical and plumbing fixtures, and did carpentry work on the interior and exterior of the property,” claims Olhausen. “We also extra sod and new fencing to the front lawn to help with suppress charm.”

The task was pretty an undertaking, but extra than worth it for Olhausen and his wife, Gabrielle, 25. To pay out for the renovation, Olhausen, who was sole owner of the household at the time, borrowed $25,000 from his future father-in-regulation.

“It was dangerous because I experienced only acknowledged him considerably less than a year, and he was going out on a limb for me,” he says. “It was definitely value it due to the fact the home seems to be attractive.” Olhausen has because repaid his father-in-regulation in whole.

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