Opportunities often come wrapped in plain paper

In a hot real estate market like the one we find ourselves  in right now you have to find your advantages where you can.  With the near disappearance of foreclosures and short sales from our local market homes in disrepair are one of the last bastions of opportunities for deals.  Renovations can be fun, as the proliferation of home shows on TV demonstrate, and you will never go wrong buying the worst home in a good neighborhood.  Check out this excellent article enumerating the advantages.