Should Your First Home Be a Fixer Upper?

Buying a home for the first time is one of the most important financial decisions most Americans will make. While the price tag of a fixer upper may seem appealing to a first-time homebuyer, is it really the right financial move for someone who has no experience being a homeowner? According to William Giakoumatos, vice president of American Custom Contractors and a contributor to a recent article for RISMedia, there are seven important factors a first-time homebuyer should consider before … [Read more...]