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Fixer-Uppers Under $100,000 Just Begging to Be Pretty Again

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If you’ve dreamed of taking a neglected home and giving it some love, here’s your chance. For less than $100,000, you can buy something beautiful, albeit a little rusty – sometimes literally – and make it your very own. Here are fixer-uppers around the country just begging to be pretty again.

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The Victorian-Style Near Dallas
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The Victorian-Style Near Dallas
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The Victorian Near Dallas: A Look Inside

The home has two front entries, bay windows, plenty of light, and even a fireplace. It’s livable as-is, and has been rented in its current condition. But with a bit of extra work would really shine.

The Historic Triplex
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The Historic Triplex

Niles, Ohio
$99,900
This little charmer isn’t in terrible condition, but with some extra love could easily become your dream home. Look at that porch and balcony — perfect for a morning cup of coffee.

The Historic Triplex
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The Historic Triplex: A Look Inside

This property could be a great rental property with just a few touches, and it’s so ready for move-in that its utilities are still on. The craftsmanship inside really sets it apart.

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The Cottage in the Forest
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The Cottage in the Forest
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The Cottage in the Forest: A Look Inside

Because the cottage has no insulation or central heating system, it will function best as a three-season home. It also has no shower or tub — an interesting challenge for the creative renovator.

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The Blue Colonial with Bay Windows
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The Blue Colonial with Bay Windows

Pontiac, Michigan
$90,000

This charming home on historic Franklin boulevard, nicknamed “the Boulevard of Roses,” is next to downtown Pontiac and the Historic Seminole Hills subdivision. In fact, this is in Pontiac’s first designated historic division.

The Blue Colonial with Bay Windows
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The Future Bed & Breakfast
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The Future Bed & Breakfast

Aranas Pass, Texas
$74,500

Though this home, which dates back to the 1920s, isn’t in great shape, there is lots of opportunity to turn it into something special.

The Future Bed & Breakfast
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The Future Bed & Breakfast : A Look Inside

Could it be a bed and breakfast? Multiple family units? A sprawling single family home? With new water and sewer lines and interior demolition complete, it’s waiting for someone to transform it into something lovely.

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The Midwestern Victorian with Hardwood Floors
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The Midwestern Victorian with Hardwood Floors
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The Midwestern Victorian with Hardwood Floors: A Look Inside

Inside, there is lots of original woodwork and beautiful hardwood floors. With four large bedrooms and a formal dining room, this could be a beautiful home for the right family.

The Amish Cabin
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The Amish Cabin
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The Amish Cabin: A Look Inside

The property has lots going for it already. Features include a steel roof, updated kitchen cabinets, tankless water heater, hot water boiler heat, updated windows and skylight, plus a modern septic tank and well.

The Six-Bedroom With Hardwood Galore
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The Six-Bedroom With Hardwood Galore

Huron, South Dakota
$59,900

This six-bedroom (and six-bathroom) property has historically been used as apartments, rented as five units. But, it could be used as a single-family home.

The Six-Bedroom With Hardwood Galore
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The Six Bedroom With Hardwood Galore: A Look Inside

The entryway is especially charming, with stunning woodwork, hardwood floors, and gorgeous light coming in. Plenty of potential here.

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The Cheerful Texas Four-Bedroom
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The Cheerful Texas Four-Bedroom

Wichita Falls, Texas
$92,700

Wichita Falls in Northern Texas boasts “the world’s littlest skyscraper” and the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame. Could this charming buttercup-yellow home make you the newest Wichitan?

The Cheerful Texas Four-Bedroom
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The Cheerful Texas Four-Bedroom: A Look Inside

You could move into this home today, but it could use some love to transform it into its best self. One fun feature: The door leading to the master bath is disguised as a bookcase.

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The Vermont Downtown Home with Good Bones
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The Vermont Downtown Home with Good Bones

Brattleboro, Vermont
$49,900

That dream of chucking it all and moving to Vermont is within reach with a little fixer-upper smack dab in downtown Brattleboro, steps away from restaurants, grocery stores, a cinema, art galleries, and the Brattleboro Museum.

The Vermont Downtown Home with Good Bones
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The Vermont Downtown Home: A Look Inside

Inside, there is plenty to be done. Though it’s not move-in ready, the oil tank and water are on the newer side.

The California Single-Family with a Greenhouse
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The California Single-Family with a Greenhouse

Cedarville, California
$98,000

This lovely little three-bedroom is on nearly a third of an acre, with birch trees in the front. Outside, the greenhouse allows for year-round gardening.

The California Single-Family with a Greenhouse
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The California Single-Family: A Look Inside

The home has south-facing windows and an open floor plan. There’s a wood stove atop the custom hearth, with a colored glass mosaic and cedar mantel. With a bit of paint, you could move in and update as you go.

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The Cozy New England Cape House
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The Cozy New England Cape House

Lanesborough, Massachusetts
$99,900

This two-story 1835 cape is on nearly a half-acre surrounding by all sorts of flora — including mature fruit trees — that can be appreciated from front and back porches. Though there’s some work to do, it boasts a new septic system and roof.

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The Cozy New England Cape House
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The New England Cape House: A Look Inside

There’s a roomy kitchen with an island, plus a dining room, and four bedrooms, warmed with a newer boiler.

The Red Brick Former Church
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The Red Brick Former Church
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The Red Brick Former Church: A Look Inside

Inside, there are four bedrooms, two large living rooms, central air, and overall lots of room to be creative.

The Mansion with Lakeside Views
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The Mansion with Lakeside Views
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The Mansion with Lakeside Views: A Look Inside

Built in the lovely Eastlake style, there are two large living floors, plus an attic and a basement, both unfinished. From the tower(!), there’s a view of Chautauqua Lake.

The One with a Wraparound Front Porch
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The One with a Wraparound Front Porch

Gordon, Georgia
$75,000

This sturdy Southern home was built in 1910 and has some of the original pine flooring.

The One with a Wraparound Front Porch
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The One with a Wraparound Front Porch: A Look Inside

Inside, things are a little shabby but not dilapidated. The upstairs has a separate entrance, and could be its own living space if desired.

The Charming Three-Bedroom in the Berkshires
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The Charming Three-Bedroom in the Berkshires

North Adams, Massachusetts
$54,000

The Berkshires are known for fall foliage, outdoor pastimes, a thriving arts scene, and farm-to-table food. This spot in North Adams, home of the stunning MassMOCA museum, will put you close to that vibrant scene.

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The Charming Three-Bedroom in the Berkshires
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The Charming Three-Bedroom: A Look Inside

The 1880 home has three bedrooms, two baths, and lots of original wood.

The Historic Seven-Bedroom
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The Historic Seven-Bedroom

Battle Creek, Michigan
$59,900

While this home is not yet habitable, it shows loads of promise. Along with the seven bedrooms, there are three full baths, a formal dining room, a full basement, and a three car garage. With that turret in the front, this will be your very own castle.

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The Historic Seven-Bedroom
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The Historic Seven-Bedroom: A Look Inside

Some system updates and renovation work has already been done, but there’s still plenty to do. You’ll want to retain architectural features such as the columned arch over one of the large bathtubs.

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The White House from 1900
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The White House From 1900

Cochran, Georgia
$99,900

This spot oozes Southern charm, and includes a porch where it would be lovely to sip a sweet tea at the end of the day.

The White House from 1900
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The White House From 1900: A Look Inside

There are four bedrooms, two baths, and infinite possibilities — a little old-fashioned, but easily updated.

The Office Space That Could Be A Lovely Home
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The Office Space That Could Be A Lovely Home

Forsyth, Montana
$99,900

This historic building is at the busiest intersection in town. Though it’s an office space currently, it could be your unique next home.

The Office Space That Could Be A Lovely Home
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The Office Space: A Look Inside

The structure has a brand-new membrane roof and new rooftop air conditioning along with handsome hardwood floors and plenty of room to play.

The Red Brick Cottage
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The Red Brick Cottage: A Look Inside

The home was updated recently with paint and laminate plank flooring, and it could certainly be habitable now. But it also could be a blank canvas for realizing domestic dreams.

The 19th Century Southern Home
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The 19th Century Southern Home
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The 19th Century Southern Home: A Look Inside

Built in 1885 and not very recently cared for, this home will take some work to be move-in ready — but will be magazine-worthy once it’s done.

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The Downtown Duplex
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The Downtown Duplex
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The Downtown Duplex: A Look Inside

There’s commercial potential here too, with one to two bedrooms and 1.5 baths on the main floor and two bedrooms, one bathroom, an eat-in kitchen, and a laundry room upstairs.

The Rock Home on a Large Lot
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The Rock Home on a Large Lot
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The Rock Home on a Large Lot: A Look Inside

With three bedrooms and one bathroom in 1,308 square feet on a lot near 0.4 acres in size, there are lots of possibilities here.

The NOLA Four-Bedroom
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The NOLA Four-Bedroom
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The NOLA Four-Bedroom: A Look Inside

You’ll need to sign a hold harmless to enter, and should look forward to a top to bottom renovation; but this could be a lovely home or even a duplex promising future rental income.

The 3-Story Home with a Turret: A Look Inside
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The 3-Story Home with a Turret: A Look Inside
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