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Words related to fixer-upper

a house or other dwelling in need of repair (usually offered for sale at a low price)

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The lack of good, affordable inventory makes the market more competitive, pitting buyer against buyer and raising the prices of homes--as well as the probability of first-timers having to buy fixer-uppers.
Cleveland took the third spot in these rankings of potential fixer-upper bargains.
Both the FHA's 203(k) program and the HomePath program have been instrumental in helping consumers purchase fixer-upper homes.
Within a year they refinanced the mortgage on the fixer-upper and bought a two-bedroom condo in Crystal City, Virginia.
Also in Saugatuck, an ambitious realtor will try to sell a fixer-upper for above market, claiming it was Abraham Lincoln's summer time-share.
The newsletter continued: 'Find a bargain night out, a pampering fixer-upper or just say 'to hell with it' and stick it on the card.
The book emphasizes the cosmetic fixer-upper and recommends avoiding historical restorations and structural changes, as well as hidden and noncosmetic work.
With 1,922-SF under roof, the residence was either an auction block bargain or a fixer-upper in need of some serious attention.
What happened to buying a fixer-upper and some elbow grease?
Poses, who at 57 recently ascended to the chief executive title for the first time in his career, left behind a company with a legendary prowess in the methodology of quality and productivity to start over at American Standard, an organization that is, by comparison, a Six Sigma fixer-upper.
Additional New Features: Short Sales, Fixer-Upper Search Tools and Sales Trend Data
Last year, Corcoran broker Deanna Kory sold a 5,000 s/f fixer-upper co-op on the Upper East Side for just under $9 million.
An unattractive Arlington, VA fixer-upper is being transformed using only faux, paints, plasters and imagination to create a living showroom of innovative, affordable solutions in home decor.
com; in the Bay Area, Redfin users currently can find more than 400 fixer-upper listings and in the Seattle area, nearly 100.
We are now witnessing the phenomena that an investment in a two-family fixer-upper has more legitimacy than an investment in IBM stock.