catskills cottage + craigslist

Christina Salway and John Moskowitz spent weekends from October to May renovating their 700-square-foot 1920s cottage in Sparrow Bush, N.Y., their first home purchase………Both urbanites, neither had ever tackled a renovation before, but the project was thrilling to them. “It was empowering to see what we could do,” Ms. Salway said.

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I feel so encouraged with stories of other couples who take on the challenges of buying a fixer upper as their first home.

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 Full article here.