Buying a fixer-upper can put you on the road to a great value home or disastrous losses. Properties that are unloved or out-of-date can present an opportunity as long as you evaluate the work required correctly. You need to go into any purchase like this with your eyes open, understanding the work involved, if you are to be successful. Let's take a look at some tips to help you buy a good fixer-upper.
When moving home you have a lot to think about, so it is easy to forget about your pets and their needs. But if you take some time to consider the requirements your pet has, it will make your new home a better place to live for the whole family. We review some of the things that need to think about when buying a home with pets.
Buying a house is an expensive experience, so you will naturally want to avoid any unnecessary costs. Homeowners insurance might seem like something you can avoid spending money on, but is this a wise choice?
Having an excellent credit rating will make getting a mortgage, car loan or credit card much easier. Better interest rates are available to those with good credit, so it is important to improve your credit before applying to lenders.
Finally, you have decided to purchase a house, congratulations! But before you sign on the dotted line and get the keys to your new home it is important to get the home inspected. We know that buying a home is a cheerful experience but it can leave you kicking yourself for having made an enormous fault if you don’t do the home inspection.