The questions starts back when you’re a new interested Bakersfield home buyers purchase an “OLD VINTAGE” style home, so 1. pick an area that’s worthy of the renovation 2. Have a budget in mind ( not one but 3) A. Purchase budget B. Renovation budget C. Emergency fund in case extra money is needed. Buyers tend to have this vision of an old home all fixed and in perfect condition for years to come and the expectations in the beginning are askew. Next have Beasley Home Inspection of Bakersfield perform a thorough home inspection to find any hidden costs or outdated items and most important unsafe items in the home. 


  1. Find the home within your budget
  2. Bid on the home
  3. Review comps with your local Realtor
  4. Get the winning bid! Yeah…
  5. Open escrow

Discuss all homes inspection details from the home inspection written report that Beasley Homes Inspection will provide, get bids on repairs (unless your deciding to do all the work) Always keep in mind your budget and break down the repairs from A. Health & Safety B. Major concerns C. Minor repairs that will enhance the property D. Upgrades to the home will add “VALUE” . Let Raymond help with your ideas on buying or selling an older home in Bakersfield or Kern County California.