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How and why I bought a house for $5,315.00

19 Apr

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This is the first of what will be many post along the journey of my first “income property.” Purchased on October 17th at a last minute county auction for
$5,000.  This is the story of ambition and hard work.  Lots of hard work.  In progress.

I bought my first house with my then girlfriend (now wife) in 2008.  No one had lived in it for almost a decade and it needed to be almost completely gutted and remodeled.  I caught the “bug,” the “I love to buy crappy houses and fix them up” virus. […]