Not only is that particular project chronicled in the first season of Flipping 101, HGTV even highlighted the catastrophe in its announcement for the show, capitalizing on the inherent drama of "a property that catches fire mid-reno. "It's my business, my career. "I think because our divorce was so public and there were so many stories and false stories and so much going on, that for us, actually including some of our real life into the show is important," she explained.

"I'm sharing every lesson I've learned to help novice flippers survive their projects unscathed," said El Moussa in the announcement for the show. ", While he expressed his satisfaction that HGTV's Flipping 101 w/ Tarek El Moussa showcases "a much different version of me and who I am as a person and as a businessman," at the end of the day it's all about the quality of what winds up onscreen. But the cherry on top is the new gate El Moussa installs for extra privacy. Curious as to why they split?

"I'm very confident people will like the show," he added, "not because of me but because it's a really good show.". Since the company pays sellers in cash, they're "able to close quickly." The key message he wants to get across is that while the process of house-flipping can be fun, "people forget that it's also a business." With Tarek El Moussa busy with his own show, HGTV's Flipping 101 w/ Tarek El Moussa, and with ex-wife Christina Anstead focusing on her own show, Christina on the Coast on the same network, fans of Flip or Flop could be excused for worrying about the fate of the former couple's original house-flipping show. Perhaps his most important tip is to keep an eye out for bargains. Around the same time that Tarek's Flip Side debuted, El Moussa also launched his own podcast, Life by Design with Tarek El Moussa.

"One of the biggest lessons I try to teach rookie flippers is that flipping houses isn't a hobby," he added. As El Moussa told Us Weekly (via MSN), this is an example of one of the many ways he'd grown to become a different person. One thing that surprised him while filming Flipping 101 was how many of the aspiring flippers ignored his sage wisdom.

"Flipping houses is flipping houses; there are deals in every city across this nation," he said, explaining that a successful flip can fund further flipping: "You can refinance that asset, you can borrow against that asset, [and with the profits] you can buy more assets.". ", While the success of Flip or Flop propelled Christina Anstead to stardom and placed her on a path leading to HGTV's Christina on the Coast, she admitted that she felt some serious pressure when launching her own show. It looks like Cookies are disabled in your browser.

"We're just taking it season by season," El Moussa told the New York Post of Flip or Flop.

It's for this reason, he told SheKnows, that he believed his solo HGTV series Flipping 101 w/ Tarek El Moussa would show a side of him that viewers hadn't yet seen.

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The problem with Christina on the Coast is it's trying to be something else, a little bit "Keeping Up with the Kardashians", Christina's new life, new hair, flashy house and car. Then, it's TV gold! After the Flip or Flop stars divorced, they continued to work together on their HGTV series — even as Anstead launched her own series Christina on the Coast.El Moussa followed the same path with the February 2020 launch of his own solo show, Flipping 101 w/ Tarek El Moussa, in which he mentors first-time flippers. ", The renovation did not come without surprises, such as the discovery of termites in the floors, and Zebisch insisted that she wasn't told about any of it until the cameras were rolling in order to capture her authentic reaction. This time, she wouldn't be flipping houses, but taking on challenging design projects for clients. So I'm a big believer in buying income-producing assets. The online series, noted HGTV, takes viewers "behind the scenes with Tarek El Moussa when the Flip or Flop cameras stop rolling," allowing the opportunity to see "what his life is like and how he's reinventing himself today.". One is dark, which he warns can make a space feel smaller. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the, Sorry, we were unable to share this article. She shared even more about her hopes and dreams for Christina on the Coast with HGTV.

", Ahead of the premiere of HGTV's Flipping 101 w/ Tarek El Moussa, Tarek El Moussa appeared on CNBC to discuss how international trade wars and increased tariffs were affecting the United States real estate market by driving up the costs of construction. Will El Moussa be able to save this flip, or will his students turn their investment into a money pit? The flippers end up installing the lighter flooring—and the results are incredible. I've completely rebuilt myself and it's a very, very good feeling. According to El Moussa, each of the people he works with in Flipping 101 face their own unique challenges, but he's insistent that all of them take the house-flipping process seriously. He shared, "Even before [Flip or Flop], Tarek and I would go all day doing houses." When the 2007 recession caused the housing bubble to burst, he and then-wife Christina Anstead turned to "flipping." There's much to learn about El Moussa's first solitary series, so you'll want to read on. This is one of the flips from my new series, Flipping 101. While El Moussa, Deanna, and Victor chose one colorful tile for the backsplash, Victor goes behind their back to choose a plain, white backsplash instead. "I mean, it's all good things that were going on, so it was fun getting to do it on camera.". The key benefit for sellers, says the site, is the speed of the transaction. The solution he finds is rather genius: Create a back entrance to the garage so that the new owners can enter without bothering their neighbors. With hundreds of profitable sales under his belt, El Moussa is ready to lend his expertise to those who want to win big in the competitive real estate game. ", When things like that happen during a house-flipping home renovation, it can spell disaster — unless it's being captured by TV cameras for an HGTV reality series. ", Flip or Flop follows a fairly specific format from episode to episode, as Tarek El Moussa and ex-wife Christina Anstead purchase run-down houses, redesign and renovate them, and then put the new transformations on the market. It's fun to see the house-hunting process, and what gets you a house on the water versus inland.".

"HGTV knew Christina on the Coast would be a winner and the series absolutely delivered," said HGTV president Jane Latman in the announcement. ", Zebisch's long relationship with her BFF may not have resulted in a free reno, but it did provide her with an added level of trust. As she explained, when launching something new there are always concerns about whether viewers will embrace it. “This is beautiful, this is really nice,” one potential buyer says when she walks outside. Plus, it gives viewers the chance to learn some of the things most people don't know about Christina Anstead.

When Tarek El Moussa spoke with SheKnows in July 2019, he had recently finished shooting the pilot for the then-untitled series that would become HGTV's Flipping 101 w/ Tarek El Moussa. He points out that no one wants to share a driveway with their neighbor, and is determined to fix this problem before listing the house. For the floor, El Moussa shows these flippers two samples of laminate. So he tells Deanna and Victor to remove only part of the wall.

While there were understandable concerns about Flip or Flop after the couple's divorce, viewership actually grew as curious viewers tuned in to witness the new dynamic of ex-spouses working together. One of his websites,, explains that the company won't be listing the home like a realtor, they're actually buying it from the homeowner. It's my first solo venture and if the world hates it then that's not a good thing.

During a May 2019 chat with People, Christina Anstead couldn't contain her excitement over the launch of HGTV's Christina on the Coast. While the two are no long married, they continued their professional partnership on Flip or Flop as if nothing had ever happened — or at least that was how it was meant to appear to viewers. For fans of HGTV's Christina on the Coast who want more, the show's network offers an online companion series, Christina on the Coast: Unfiltered. Speaking of profit, El Moussa said he looks for a typical rate of return of between 10 and 12 percent per flip, which he tries to turn around within four months. Christina Anstead wasn't the only familiar face from Flip or Flop to appear on HGTV's Christina on the Coast.