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Buying a Fixer Upper as an Investment

Buying a Fixer Upper as an Investment

Buying a property as a real estate investment, fixing it up, and selling it quickly is an attractive real estate investment strategy. The potential for large profits can be a great reason to purchase a “fixer upper”; however, you need to be aware of the risks as well as the rewards of buying such a […]

So you want to buy a fixer-upper

So you want to buy a fixer-upper

By Adam Verwymeren Buying a fixer-upper can be a great way to get a deal on a property, especially if you’ve got some DIY skills. But many purchasers quickly find themselves in over their heads. Here are some tips on how to land a fixer-upper, but avoid a DIY nightmare. Paying For It Buying a […]

How to Find Fixer Uppers

How to Find Fixer Uppers

By Ray Cole, eHow Contributor   Real estate investing can offer opportunities that enable small or large-scale operators to acquire, develop, rent or sell fixer-upper homes. To locate distressed properties, you may need to review many houses before making a decision. However, it is possible to locate fixer-uppers within most geographic markets. Houses that have […]

How to Find Fixer-Upper Houses

How to Find Fixer-Upper Houses

by Fraser Sherman, Demand Media Could this become a dream home?     Finding a fixer-upper home—a house that needs some improvements or repairs to make it livable—is one way to buy more house than you could otherwise afford. Houses that aren’t in good condition will sell for less, so by buying a fixer-upper, then […]

How to Find the Right Fixer-Upper House

How to Find the Right Fixer-Upper House

  Sometimes when I watch HGTV and people complain that a house’s closets are too small or the kitchen doesn’t have granite, I just think how they would have hated my house. No one ever says, “Harvest-gold sink and counters? Sweet! Yellow is my favorite color.” or “This bathroom carpet is going to feel so […]