This is a very important question and having a solid answer to this question would make you confident as long as you are a beginner.
If you want to start your career with this business or just want to try it, you must know that you have to spend some money in the beginning.
No successful business can start without a small investment at least. It also makes sure that you are serious about it.
I am not telling you that you are going to waste your money.
What do you think flipping is all about?