The 15 most profitable metros for home flipping

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Profits from home flipping more than tripled in the first half of this year compared with the same period last year. These 15 metro areas (which correspond to federally defined metropolitan statistical areas) have seen the biggest gross profits by percentage, RealtyTrac reports. They're arranged from least to greatest profit percent: the difference between price the flipper originally paid for the home and the amount the home later sold for, divided by the original purchase price.

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