Money Scene


Investor’s Scenarios: Buy a Home, then Sell it
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enter value  Your home’s projected purchase price

Money Scene

Tool Wheel: 18 Tools

Tool box included in HomeToHome

Plug in your investing criteria. Money Scene does the complex calculations.

  • Explore the scenarios that you’d like to play out. Interest rates, market conditions, purchase terms, repairs and remodeling expenses, and carrying costs impact your decisions.
  • Compare the approximate costs of your buy & sell transactions, the financing and cash that you’ll need or receive.
  • Term Sheets: Detailed breakdown of your Purchase Terms and Operating Terms for each home’s scenario. The Term Sheet becomes your blueprint for the deal & improvements.
  • Scenario Summary: A snapshot of every scenario’s  INPUT (from you) and OUTPUT  including your key results: Cash In, Time Invested, and ROI (annum).
  • Graph: A quick visual of your scenarios, shown according to their projected ROI’s (per annum return on investments).
  • Table: A summary of your scenarios’ sub-worksheets.

When using Money Scene

Optimize your Return on Investment when you “flip” a home


A “flip” is a home that is bought and sold for profit, generally in a short period. Use Money Scene to help qualify homes that you are considering. Examine the scenarios that you’d like to play out.

Money is made by a combination of buying a marketable home at a discount and selling after making judicious improvements.

Money Scene asks you how much profit you are projecting to make. It returns a Purchase Price for you based on all of your inputs. This feature helps you to qualify which homes fit your investment criteria.

MoneyScene will help you to determine your best course of action.

Home Leverage : Prepare/Review your Offer

Align your financial options to your Market Frame.

Your skilled agent negotiates (Negotiating Frame) the contract price for your home sale.

Your agent’s profile: 6 qualities that influence your home’s price

Strategically choose your Agent. Your Agent’s Profile (below) affects all stages. Use HomeToHome’s Agent AQ Search to choose your agent. Review their Agent Service Plan and use your Guide’s checklist to evaluate.

  • Client Preparation: Educate client for each stage, strategically prepare clients.
  • Market Alignment: Align client to inventory, pricing, timing, and opportunity.
  • Property/Purchaser Acquisition: Identify best properties/buyers for client’s needs.
  • Negotiation: Maximize value for client: negotiate & execute purchase.
  • Vendor Management: Coordinate inspectors, appraisers, lenders, contractors, etc.
  • Execution: Orchestrate all elements of a purchase agreement to protect client’s interests.
($) Client Preparation
($) Market Alignment
($) Property/Purchaser Acquisition
($) Negotiation
($) Vendor Management
($) Execution

6 key factors that effect a home’s value

Home Leverage Profile reflects property characteristics, the seller’s timing & motivation, and the market. Use HomeToHome’s MarketPrice and RateThisHome to maximize Home Leverage.

  • Home condition : Size, location, age, structural integrity, upgrades, staging, curb appeal
  • Market Conditions : Comparables: active, pending, recently sold. Local economy
  • Marketing : Price strategy, media creation, target buyer type, advertising campaigns
  • Market Timing/Buyer Pool : Maximize demand of qualified buyers
  • Seller Position : Timing, motivation, & equity position
  • Title condition : Clean, encumbered, restrictions, CC&R’s, liens, etc.
($) Home condition
($) Market Conditions
($) Marketing
($) Market Timing/Buyer Pool
($) Seller Position
($) Title condition

Your value profile: 6 key factors that effect your home’s price

The 6 factors of Buyer or Seller “readiness” qualifies the client’s option to act decisively and favorably. A strong buyer is more attractive to a seller. They’re more likely to close the sale on the home. Similarly, a strong seller is already prepared and aligned with the market. Use your Lender’s Finance Plan and Profile, LoanSense and CashToClose tools to sharpen your negotiating position.

  • Representing Agent: Expertise, competence and integrity
  • Home: Expectations, location, condition, and list price
  • Finances: Loan(s), cash position, equity, tax considerations
  • Motivation: Readiness and desire to execute
  • Execution: Client’s ability to cooperate with trust and honesty
  • Credit: Client’s understanding of significance, qualification process, and true cost of credit
($) Agent
($) Home
($) Finances
($) Motivation
($) Execution
($) Credit

Home’s Price Profile: 4 key factors that determine a home’s value

After you have optimized your Home’s Leverage Profile, your Agent influences the Home’s Price Profile in your favor. The Home’s Price Profile is determined during negotiation between the Buyer & Seller. The Price Profile is described by these 4 factors:

  • The List Price is the advertised price of a home. It should not be confused with a Market Price or Sold Price.
  • The Home’s Market Price is the expected sales price of what a ready, willing and able buyer will pay.
  • The Home’s Appraised Value, conducted by an independent professional on the Lender’s behalf, may affect the buyer’s ability to purchase.
  • The Home’s Sold Price is the negotiated price that the seller is willing to accept and a buyer will pay.
($) List Price 70% correlation (est.)
($) Market Price 90% correlation (est.)
($) Appraised Value 80% correlation (est.)
($) Sold Price 100% correlation (est.)

Use HomeToHome’s HomeScene tool to generate different Term Sheet scenarios when negotiating for your most favorable Sold Price.

How to use Money Scene

One tool calculates flip – buy then sell 

1. Answer questions in your Money Scene form

Compare up to 30 scenarios

Money Scene input form
Money Scene input form

2. Money Scene does the work

Money Scene Term Sheets & Cost Sub-sheets
Money Scene Term Sheets & Cost Sub-sheets
Money Scene ROI Graph & Scenario Summaries
Money Scene ROI Graph & Scenario Summaries
Money Scene Term Sheets detail
Money Scene Term Sheets detail