Lessons Learned in Home Renovations

Last year my husband and I set out to purchase our first home which could either be move in ready or require some home renovations. Our budget was set at $240k and our goal was to find a 3bed/2bath home. Given that prices had come down quite a bit in our area this was completely doable. We had built a healthy nest egg and had been preparing for this purchase for a while. We originally planned on purchasing a home back in 2009 but given the housing bust, economic turmoil and both of us losing our jobs we put that on hold. Fast forward … Continue reading