Buy a Renovated or a Fixer-Upper Home?

February 6, 2018

You’ve decided to put down roots and purchase a property to call “home.” After factoring in finances, time constraints, and personal preferences, now you’re faced with another big question: should you buy a fixer-upper or a fully renovated home? There are a lot of elements at play when deciding which way to swing, so read on and see what makes sense for you.

MAKE YOUR MARK

Fixer Upper:

You can make it your own.

Renovated:

Brand new and move in ready.

 

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION

Fixer Upper:

Renovating is an investment.

Renovated: 

A smart investment option.

 

HIGH ROLLER

Fixer Upper:

Unexpected renovation costs can add up quickly.

Renovated:  

It costs a premium but it is stress free.

 

LIVING ARRANGEMENTS

Fixer Upper:

Living on a construction site is not ideal.

Renovated: 

It is worth the convenience of no mess.

 

BACK UP PLAN  

Fixer Upper:

Living on a construction site is not ideal.

Renovated: 

Invest now for worry-free home ownership.