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Should You Buy A Fixer Upper Or Move-In Ready Home?
There’s a lot to be said for buying a move-in ready home. All you have to do is put your things away and start living your life. On the other hand, buying a fixer upper has its advantages, too. You can get a great bargain on a fixer upper home. So which one should you choose?
Here are some things to consider.
You Can Easily Afford To Buy What You Want
If money is no object, then a move-in ready home is the best choice. You’ll be able to get exactly the home you want with little or no effort decorating it the way you want. If you’re the kind of person who can hire an interior decorator, then you’ll likely want to spend time decorating, not reconstructing.
You Like A Challenge
If you think of owning a home as an adventure rather than a convenience, consider buying a fixer upper. You’ll have lots of interesting challenges, like figuring out where to buy those non-standard replacement windows, how to reinforce a floor for a tile installation and much more.
You’re Older And Just Want To Settle Down
Renovating a fixer upper requires energy and strength. If you’re older or you tire easily, buying a move-in ready home might ... more
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