DIY or New Buy? How to Narrow Down the Search For Your Dream Home

When beginning the home-buying journey, decisions need to be made, fast. One of the first steps is selecting what type of space you want — a fixer-upper or a move-in ready home? Luckily, financial educator Tonya Rapley is here to help. She sat down with first-time home buyers Pat and Irma to discuss their options. From budgeting to appraisals and renovation costs, press play to see what to consider when debating between a DIY or a new buy.

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