Total renovation in Fishtown for under $300,000

Bridget Silver and her husband, Max, knew a two-bedroom Fishtown home would be a great investment for their home renovation and flipping business.

“We loved that it had original hardwood floors we could restore,” she said. “We buy houses and renovate them to a quality in which we would want to live in the home ourselves.”

The 1,074-square-foot home required quite a bit of work once they bought it in May 2017.

“We did a complete renovation of the home,” Silver said.

In addition to moving the kitchen to the center of the first floor from the back of the house, the Silvers reconfigured the master bedroom and the main bathroom. They also finished the basement and added a half bath.

“We refinished the original pine hardwood floors where we could and installed new hardwood floors where needed,” she said.

Silver said they expected buyers to be drawn to the burgeoning neighborhood.

“The location is so walkable to tons of wonderful Fishtown hotspots,” she said. “Parking is still really easy on this block as well.”

They also think buyers will like one of the features they loved pre-renovation as well.

“We also loved that it has a large backyard,” Silver said. “The next owner can really make the backyard amazing with some urban planters.”

In addition to the aesthetic upgrades, Silver said the couple installed new plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems, as well as a new hot water heater. The home is lit with LED lighting throughout.

“We are really happy with how this one turned out and are excited for a happy buyer to call this wonderful house their home,” she said.

The property is listed by David Snyder at Keller Williams for $275,000.

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