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Buying a Fixer Upper

  • 1140 Latta Street Chattanooga, TN, 37406 United States (map)

In this workshop, you will learn the best places to FIND a great fixer upper, the easy formula to know what price you SHOULD pay for it, and the red flags that can tell you if it's time to walk away. Come find out the signs that differentiate the diamond in the rough from the money pit and save your time, money and sanity.

About the instructor: Carolyn Zappa is a successful general contractor and owner of K&C Construction for the last fifteen years. Her clients include Memorial Hospital Sleep Center, State Farm,LabCorp, The Speech and Hearing Center, The DiStefano MedSpa, and HTI. But her passion is for renovating historic homes, both personally and professionally. Her projects have been featured many times by the Chattanooga Times Free Press and have been seen on HGTV’s “Old Homes Restored.” Carolyn lives in Apison with her husband and two children.

Payment and Registration: Payment required in advance. $35 until August 5. $40 from August 6-11 at 11:59 PM.

What you'll need: Something to take notes with.

Location: 1140 Latta St. Chattanooga, TN 37406

Cancellation Policy: We prefer at least a 36-hour notice if a participant is unable to attend. However, we do understand that this is not always possible. Participants who are unable to attend can either receive credit equal to the amount of the workshop they were going to attend, to be used within 6 months. Please let us know if you cannot attend a workshop by contacting Bea at 423-240-4420 or

Earlier Event: August 6
Starting Seeds for a Fall Garden