Considering A Fixer Upper

Dated: 08/15/2018

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Do it yourself (DIY) is becoming quite common, especially when buying a house. Whether you are seeking a bargain or have a long list of requirements for your new home, there are a few things to consider: 


1). Time - Renovating a home can be time consuming, therefore, you must make sure you are able to devote all if not must of your time to complete the renovation process. 

2). Whats wrong? - It is imperative to take a good look at everything that is wrong is with the house and make a list before moving forward. Take time to see what changes can be made on your own,  and which ones require outside help, and if they are within your budget. 

3). Structure/Major Systems - Roofing, foundation and drainage systems can be expensive. You may want to re-consider if the house requires a lot of structural repairs. 


Consider your options along with the pros and cons of purchasing a fixer upper, and you will be well prepared to make the best decision for your new home! 

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Shawn Winstead

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