Home prices may be down to where they were in 2002 and interest rates are at their lowest in 2011; but many first-time home buyers look to so-called fixer-uppers as their first home purchase, because properties in triple-mint condition with pruned yards are still too expensive. This infographic done by Columnfivemedia with Credit Sesame, is a good way to get started thinking about if a fixer-upper is right for you.
So how much house can you buy? To give you an idea, ColumnFiveMedia created this interactive infographic, based on median property values in 63 metro areas in the U.S. Follow the directions below and find out how many square feet you can buy for $250,000, $500,000 and $1 million.
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