Traditional split renovations in Decatur Ga

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Traditional split renovations 

Hello it's the Lazy Landlord 

And I am here in Decatur Ga with a new project. My first flip .

It's a traditional split level home in the Decatur Area. Built in the 90's

It's about 1900 sq ft I'm getting it for the low 80's and the neighbor hood supports new construction upwards of mid to low 200's and renovated homes to mid to high 100's 

It looks as if they already turned the garage into a family room/den

First my problem is the textured t111 vertical siding 

Second is the small windows and the lack of Windows 

I have read a booklet on how to renovate one of these and it seems like these can be really upgraded in a myriad of ways.  

I.e. Front patio, covered entry with columns , Windows where the garage was , relocate driveway to the side of the house and erect a rear garage , add brick facing and or hardy plank 

Larger Windows but now I've spent a load and haven't even tackled the interior.

My question is how far to go what are the best bang for the buck renovations although I understand the basics i.e. Bathrooms and kitchens open concept.  It seems these traditional splits suffer from a poorly set up exterior flow and function.

Has anyone here had success with flipping a traditional split? And if so what sort of renovations did you do?

I've flipped a bunch of homes in Decatur, one split level. Happy to walk the house with you and give my two cents if you want. I live in the area as well. Depending on where it is, I may even have a buyer for you already once it is done.

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