Finding A Fixer Upper
- How To Find A FixerUpper Online
August 2nd 2006
If you are in the market for a new home, but do not want to spend a lot
of money, you may want to look into buying a fixer upper. By purchasing
a fixer upper, you have the ability to save yourself a significant
amount of money. If this sounds like something you are interested in,
you are in luck. There thousands of fixer uppers available all over the
country. All you need to know is where to look.
Listed below are the three most common ways that you can find a fixer
upper in your area.
1. The most traditional way of finding a fixer upper is by simply
getting in your car and scouring the neighborhoods that interest you. By
doing this, you may not come across a lot of properties, but you may
find the one that really catches your eye.
If you do happen to find a fixer upper in this manner, make sure that
you take down the address, as well as the name and number of the real
estate agent on the sign.
2. Finding a fixer upper can also be done by searching the classified
ads. This is also a more traditional method of finding a new home. The
best thing about searching for a fixer upper this way is that you will
be able to search by location and price without ever having to leave
3. And, of course, you can search for a fixer upper online. There are
two ways to do this. You can either search a site that offers listings
from a variety of different real estate agencies, or you can visit the
site of each independent agency. Either way, you will be able to find a
lot of detail regarding any fixer upper that may catch your eye. These
sites offer information on pricing, as well as pictures of both the
exterior and interior, when available. By searching for a fixer upper
online, you will have access to the largest number of properties
available in your area. CraigList is becoming one of the most popular
real estate listing services on the internet. Also, checking out “for
sale by owner” properties is a great method of locating fixer uppers.
So, as you can see, finding a fixer upper can be done in a number of
different ways. Instead of overlooking this option, why not give it a
try? It does not cost anything to look at what’s available, and you may
find out that a fixer upper is what you have been dreaming of.