Flipping a Car One More Time…What Could Go Wrong?

flipping a car

“What did I just get myself into…?” I murmured to myself as I rumbled away in my newly purchased piece of crap 2001 Honda Civic…

Here’s the story in a nutshell:

We were saving up money to buy either a rental house or a flip house An opportunity came up sooner than expected on a flip house that would have left us a paper-thin emergency fund I thought, “Why not find a flip car to make a quick $1,000?”

….and that’s what led to this next car flip.

Flipping a Car One More Time: The 2001 Honda Civic

So here’s the idea with any car flip.

Buy a car for a ridiculously good deal (this is the most important part) Fix it up to look good enough for a quick sale (fix any mechanical repairs and clean both the inside and outside) Put on your sales hat and sell it . . . → Read More: Flipping a Car One More Time…What Could Go Wrong?

How I Made Another $650 by Flipping a Car


Have you ever thought about flipping a car? That is, buying a car with the intent to resell it and make money? This isn’t something that I intended to do on a regular basis, but when you never lose it makes it kind of difficult to stop!

Flipping a Car: 2008 Chevy Malibu

If you remember, I purchased a 2008 Chevy Malibu LS for $4,900 at the end of February. Instead of listing it for sale right away, I spent some time cleaning it up and then decided to drive it and enjoy it for another week. This car is one of the nicest I have ever owned and it was a blast to drive. But, as with most cars, the high of the initial purchase wore off soon, so after one week I was ready to put this thing on the market and make a few bucks.

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