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Vanilla Ice to share house flipping tips in the new season of DIY show

The Vanilla Ice Project premiers this Friday
Posted: 5:28 PM, Jul 24, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-25 11:55:27-04

Wednesday morning, Robert Van Winkle, the rapper known as Vanilla Ice, took WPTV's Taste and See South Florida on a tour of his estate located in the Village of Wellington.

Full Tour Video of Vanilla Ice's Home

There he talked about the debut of his ninth season of "The Vanilla Ice Project", which takes place in Palm Beach County, and premiers this Friday night at 9.

The DIY star says this season will be different because he will share with viewers tips from his almost 25 years of experience in flipping houses.

Including this one, "No short sells, no foreclosures; I never by them, never have. They're just hard to get, and there is nobody at the bank to answer the phone call," says Van Winkle.

He also says unlike most seasons he will share DIY tips that most people can afford. "A lot of the stuff we've been showing on the TV show for the past 8 years is very, extremely, expensive. And most people can afford it, they love watching it, they love seeing it. This season I'm taking a home in Wellington, here in Palm Beach County, and I'm turning it into a mini-mansion. It's under a million," says Van Winkle.

"I'm a professor this season. I have seminars and everything around the world that I go and I speak about real estate, and I have a degree in design so I'm not just some rapper that comes out here flippin' homes. This is 25 years for me," says Van Winkle.

Jokes Winkle, I think a lot of these folks that sell [flippin' houses] seminars are going to be really mad at me because I'm giving away all their secrets."

Full Interview with Vanilla Ice