We help people buy & renovate houses

Having trouble finding a great house in your budget? Let us help you create it. Our special renovation loans include a renovation budget, so you can purchase and renovate almost any home and love where you live.

Matt D. & Amy C.
Edgewood

Create the home you want to live in

When it comes to your dream home, you probably know exactly what you want—it's finding that home for sale, in the right neighborhood, within your budget, that's the hard part.

We think there's a better way: find a home with potential, then put your own personal touch on it by renovating & remodeling. Maybe it's a big project, like a brand new kitchen, or just some small improvements around the house to make it feel more like home. The choices are yours and the possibilities are endless.

Chris & Caryn C.
East Liberty

One loan to purchase & renovate

We help you pay for the renovations with a Renovation Loan, which is just like a traditional mortgage—but with a built-in budget for renovation. It's still one loan and one monthly payment, but your renovation budget comes out of your mortgage, not your pocket.

And a loan isn't all we give you. We guide you through the whole process from start to finish, using our years of experience handling projects of all shapes and sizes to help you get the most out of the experience.

Think you might be interested, but aren't sure where to start? Answer a few easy questions to tell us where you're starting from, then we'll schedule a conversation with you to get the ball rolling.

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Renovation Handbookfor homebuyers

How do you get pre-qualified* for a loan? How much money do you need out of pocket? What types of work are covered? We answer these questions and many more in our Renovation Handbook for Homebuyers. Enter your email address below and we'll send a copy to your inbox.

Properties With Potential

There are lots of homes around Pittsburgh that need a little TLC. Whether you’re looking for a small fixer-upper project or want to makeover an entire home, here’s a handpicked collection of homes that we think have amazing potential.

616 South Mathilda Street

Bloomfield $175,000

Tons of potential to renovate it from top-to-bottom with 3.5% down FHA!  Live in one and rent out the other 2 units

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665 Montclair Street

Greenfield $119,900

Solid 3 Bed 1 Bath house located in Greenfield. Main roof (not including porch roofs) was replaced less than 5 years ago, mechanics are in working order, house needs updates and TLC. Perfect for a primary residence or Investment Property!! Prime Location in one of the best city neighborhoods Greenfield this property close to local shopping, public transportation, The Waterfront, Sq Hill, Shadyside, Oakland, CMU, UPMC, and several additional college campus locations including Pitt, Duquesne, CCAC, Point Park, Carlow and more! Room sizes are estimated.

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4510 Penn Avenue

Bloomfield $155,000

Large rooms, huge bedrooms. Remove the wood paneling and with little work to the kitchen, and floors, this home can become a homeowners dream! LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION!

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112 South 16th Street

South Side $179,900

Nicely renovated Home to Code in move-in condition. Large Refinished Loft Master Bedroom opening onto roof top Deck; 2 full bathrooms; Nice Living room mantel on an eletric fireplace in comfordable living room; Roomy Dining Room; Kitchen has Colorful Ceiling-Hung light fixture for over your Kitchen table or Dinette & Plenty of oak Kitchen Cabinets along with two orignal wood pantries. Extra large first floor Bathroom. 2nd Floor layout has Large second Bedroom, a Den/Office/Hall Room leading to the Bathroom and Loft master Bedroom. Extra electrical outlets thru out. Has Two electric panels as it had been a 2 unit duplex was converted back to Single Family Home by Seller. Attached Yard Shed. Gated small side yard. New Hot water Tank and New Heating Boiler being installed.

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