The perfect home is hard to come by in this market, which sometimes results in buying a fixer-upper to be able to customize the home to your liking within a desired budget.
Zillow has three reasons why you should live in your newly bought home for a while before taking on any major renovations.
1. Living in the home can change your mind
You may have grand visions for what you’d like to do to a home, based on its condition and your priorities at the time you buy it. But until you’re actually living there, it’s difficult to know exactly how you’ll use the house, what will work for you and what won’t.
Ultimately, it’s this day-to-day experience that will inform your home improvement decisions, instead of early notions of how you want your…