19 Percent is the volume of house-flipping that has increased year-over-year when the first half of 2013 is compared to the first half of 2012. Profits from flipping have also increased – by 246 percent. Investors earned an average gross profit of $18,391 per home flipped during the first two quarters of 2013. In the first half of 2012, they earned an average gross profit of $5,321, and in the first half of 2011, they lost an average of $13,206[1].


[1] http://www.dsnews.com/articles/flipping-on-rise-in-most-markets-as-profits-skyrocket-2013-07-19