Should I buy a fixer-upper?

“We shape our dwellings, and afterwards our dwellings shape us.”
–Winston Churchill

“I want a house that has got over all its troubles; I don’t want to spend the rest of my life bringing up a young and inexperienced house.”
–Jerome K. Jerome


Dear Agent Alice,
Should I buy a fixer-upper?
–Handy

Dear Handy,
It depends (see the two quotes above). If you do, then you need to carefully plan for the cost of renovations. There are special loan programs just for that. Call me. I can help.
–Agent Alice

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