If you're looking for your first home or maybe if you're thinking about investing in a home as a source of income, I've found some inexpensive options that could get you on your way. With some updating and work, these homes have real possibilities.
Another house in Waterloo with an amazing start already! Original woodwork with built-ins and a fireplace. Listed at $74,000, there's plenty of room for cash for improvements to easily double your initial investment. Fresh paint, new carpet, refinish the wood, update the kitchen and bath and you have a home you may not want to let go!
If you've ever been to Guttenburg, you know that the view from about anywhere is a view of the mighty Mississippi. This home sits up under a bluff looking out to the river. The place needs work but the thing I notice is that it's a bare canvas waiting for your touch to bring it to life. Choose your paint, brush it on, add some brand new appliances and carpet and it becomes a masterpiece! $68,233 with plenty of equity ready to be built.
There are plenty more low-price, pre-beauties out and around Eastern Iowa for you to turn into gorgeous flippers! Look into them and make a plan! Start here! Zillow Starters from $0 - $100,000.
Small Town Iowa: Road Trip to Pella - Photos
When you mention Pella, most people say "they have all the tulips right?" Where that would be correct, there is so much more to this town. Pella is also home to two manufacturing companies, a college, the largest working windmill in the U.S. and it's the boyhood home of the legendary Wyatt Earp. Now, let's go on a virtual tour of this excellent example of picturesque small-town Iowa.
Iowa is Home to 'Castletown, USA'
This tiny town in northwest Iowa has a bit of added character -- medieval character that is.