Residential Back Flip Review & Scam Report

residential back flip review

residential back flip review

According to Mentor Financial Group, Peter Conti and Jerry Norton the Residential Back Flip is a way to profit from real estate without owning anything. Someone might think that this could be a scam if they didn’t understand how a Residential Back Flip deal works.

Here how a Residential Back FlipTM works. Step one is to find a high end home that is underwater, Step two is you buy the loan from the lender, and then Step three is to restructure the loan amount and terms with the owner so that the existing property owner can still keep their home.

The cool thing about this is that by doing this you can help a property owner get to keep their home.

The downside to the Residential Back Flip is that it only works on high-end homes because the home needs to have a jumbo loan. These are bigger loans, usually about $417,000 or higher depending on the amount for your County.  To figure out what the jumbo loan limit is for your County you can just google “Your county, jumbo loan limit, or non-conforming loan limit, along with the current year”.

So if someone wanted to try to do a Residential Back Flip on a home that did not have a jumbo loan then they might get discouraged and claim that the Residential Back Flip is a scam. That’s why it’s important to make sure that you are only working on homes with jumbo loans.

The other reason that someone might think that the Residential Back Flip could be a scam is because they don’t understand why a lender would be willing to accept such a big discount just to get out from under a loan on an underwater property.

The first thing I can tell you is that not every lender is going to accept a discount. Of course they won’t. On the other hand, we are seeing lenders accept substantial discounts based on their own internal situation and evaluation of the risk. Sometimes lenders just need to get a bad loan off their books is another reason why they will sometimes (not always) accept a large discount which will allow you to put a Residential Back Flip together.

The final piece that helps to reveal that the Residential Back Flip is not a scam is that Jerry and I are willing to put up the money to fund these deals. The cool thing is that everyone wins because the owner cuts their loan down to size, the investors make a nice rate of return, and even the bank wins because they got a bad loan off their books.

This article is by Peter Conti – Investor, Author, and producer of the Flip Guys Podcast