In 2006, at the peak of the housing boom, a three-bedroom house in a well-established middle class area of south Los Angeles, sold for $550,000. The same property is currently in foreclosure and Rudy offers the bank $170,000 cash--offer accepted. Rudy can handle the shoddy roof and crooked foundation, but when the US Marshals show up at the house across the street to investigate a possible foreclosure scam, it doesn't bode well for the neighborhood. Add to that a misplaced gas meter that requires several weeks to negotiate city permits, late nights working at his restaurant and Rudy wonders whether the big profit potential is worth the trouble.
Scott purchases a hoarder's house that should be the easiest flip of his career, but his plan to simply clean out the junk then immediately relist the property gets foiled when Amie insists on elaborate upgrades.
Winter is approaching and Dave doesn't want to spend it flipping an old lady house with a leaky roof so he persuades Pete to take on a quick condo flip instead. Pete's jaw hits the floor when he see the tiny space--it's only 350 square feet! But once the creative juices start to flow Pete has visions of turning the boxy studio into a sleek bachelor pad with all mod cons. The boys set the clock for one week but the tight quarters prove challenging for the big personalities on Pete and Dave's crew. While Dave is busy scheming to off-load the old lady house tempers start to fray at the condo and soon the sparks are flying. Can Pete and Dave hold the crew together long enough to get their bachelor pad on the market?
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