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A Whopping 81% of HGTV Viewers Said They’d Buy a Fixer-Upper: 10 Signs That It’s Not Worth Saving

LendingTree just released the results of their latest survey, which found that buying a fixer-upper home is gaining in popularity, “primarily with people who watch home renovation TV programs and millennial homebuyers who have student loan debt.” Specifically, a whopping 81% of people who watch HGTV at least once per week would consider purchasing a fixer-upper. However, not all fixer-uppers are created equal. While some offer fantastic opportunities for value appreciation, others are monsters that will steal all your money and never give it back.  Here are some signs that yours might be the latter.

Published May 11, 2018, Updated May 23, 2019

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