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  • Buying a House in 2022

    Buying a House in 2022

    Buying a house in 2022 was like trying to get on a moving train with infrequent stops. You had to be prepared and you had to be willing to risk a lot more to get a seat. There are a few things we did while searching and preparing for our home buying journey that made […]

  • Pearl House: My First Estate Sale

    Pearl House: My First Estate Sale

    We bought this house “AS IS” which means that the previous owner left everything in place including all their junk. But was it junk? For a goodwill-loving, trash-picking, thrift-flipper like myself this was not junk! The home was owned by an older woman who had passed and left it to her son. It contained an […]

  • Pearl House: Buying a House with Hard Money

    Pearl House: Buying a House with Hard Money

    There are many ways you can finance the purchase of a home. The most traditional way is with the 30 year fixed conventional mortgage. For investors, a conventional mortgage does not make sense. A few reasons being: the high down payment requirements, fees associated with closing process, time it takes to get approved, and depending […]

Hi! I’m Kristy Pedersen. I’m renovating houses in Philadelphia and sharing the process one step at a time.