Tips on Buying a Fixer Upper
There are many people that are opting to purchase a home that, in it’s current state, would make Bob Vila cry.
For starters, fixer uppers could be purchased for a price so low it’ll make you giddy, while other benefits include being able to create a uniquely designed home suited to your own taste and potentially making a handsome profit if/when it comes time to resell.
Before you start scouring around for the perfect fixer upper, here are a few things to keep in mind.
The ideal fixer upper is the one that has mostly cosmetic issues. Remodeling tv shows everywhere make us think that turning a home from a dilapidated mess into a space befitting a king is as easy as building a LEGO set, but, in reality one should be honest about what they can actually do themselves. In the end, a bad DIY job could become a serious financial, physical and emotional burden.