Have a little money in your pocket and want a new project? Seen a few HGTV shows, some fantastic before and afters and want to try and buy something that needs TLC? Team Young & Volen of Ponte Vedra Club Realty has a listing, 552 Rutile Drive, we can use to illustrate tips for taking on a fixer-upper. This property is one block from the Atlantic Ocean and sits on a large lot with a pool and expansive lagoon views. The school district is top in the state of Florida and the neighborhood, Old Ponte Vedra Beach, has seen exponential growth over the last few years. These are all immobile benefits of investing in real estate and should be considered in any purchase. Some inspections will reveal older wiring or plumbing that some buyers won’t want to take on. As an investor, it’s about calculating costs and ROI. Other times, an inspection can highlight the quality of the building materials or the care in maintaining the house. Either way, an inspection will separate the wants versus the needs. Walking through the house with a licensed contractor is a good way to get a solid idea of what all your great ideas will cost. Find someone who respects your choices, sees your vision and sha...