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Andrew -- -- Jonathan Scott and we are the property Brothers and you are watching fox news magazine.
One of the things that people -- generally focus on is it.
It would be the cosmetics and Ellis thing all wanna have -- nice -- wanna have that nice light fixture.
But they don't think about the energy efficiency of the home because you can't touch and feel it necessarily but you will feel it -- you know your wallet when the bills come so we always say.
Great things like your installation you know you're heating system things that will really impact.
The energy efficiency of the home and then over the long term absolutely.
Himself but also look at areas that you can be Smart with your money if you're putting -- kitchen and want to are really tight budgets they can afford a custom kitchen.
You don't need to do custom you can actually use -- -- as the big -- sort cabinets and -- and I stone countertop and you proper finishing some fundamental lightning and to crown molding.
Make it look custom that you -- a ton of money on the actual -- -- themselves.
Generally I know -- we're going into -- neighborhood.
These houses maybe I know they have asbestos or -- -- -- -- something that we're prepared for.
But inevitably every major and if you're gonna come across something so that's why we have the contingencies set aside -- a lot of music comes from previous homeowners have trying to -- -- -- themselves.
We found a lot of the homes that were -- around seventy years old.
They maybe did renovation of the officers bathroom at some point.
And not -- all the joints underneath for the bathtub was just that the new plumbing it's usually structural issues like that that we couldn't see home inspector can't see it until walls are.
Getting a fixer -- is a great way to build equity yourself -- more money in your pocket but you can find a home that is.
Too -- to fight off.
Most of those problems you can usually.
See your discover and home inspection or will we see if you are planning to -- -- you got to do major renovation on.
Bring in a contractor as one of your conditions and haven't actually do an estimate on all the work it's like having a secondary inspection for free -- -- -- to do an estimate that you're getting on the property or make sure it's it's not a money pit.
Sometimes people go and pay for profit is back onto a train line or -- -- power plant something like that that that does detract.
It does deter buyers and it does take away from the value of the home and we'll tell you this is insider information here.
If you buy a place right next to nuclear power plant.
Probably last night didn't think you learn that much today did you.
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