If you enjoy history and fixing things, then it may be hard to drive by historic homes for sale without feeling the urge to buy one and fix it up. Before you do, you need learn the three R's of fixing up historic homes and the differences between them.
In your imagination it seems like a great idea - you purchase an older run-down property and you have the chance to fix it up and turn it into the home of your dreams.
If you've expressed any interest in buying a home that you can work on, your real estate agent may present you with one or two fixer upper properties for your consideration. Fixer upper homes can offer good value for certain kinds of homebuyers.
But not everyone should buy a fixer upper. Here are some considerations to keep in mind.