What to know when buying a fixer-upper.

If you are in the market to buy a house and have contemplated the idea of purchasing a fixer-upper home with the intent on fixing it up and reselling it, read on for some helpful tips.

Snagging a fixer-upper in a good neighborhood for way below market price and investing some time and money into it to make is a desirable place to live sounds like the perfect idea.  Often, it is. But buying a fixer-upper can be fraught with peril. So before you take the plunge, make sure you have a realistic idea of what you’re getting into.