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10 Cape & Islands Fixer-Uppers On the Market Right Now

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Behold, listings in need of TLC. These diamonds in the rough, as the brokerbabble is so fond of calling them, are potential value multipliers, money pits and/or a little bit of both. Caveat emptor and all that. Here are ten properties in need of imagination and vision from Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, asking $212,850 to $1,995,000.

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1. Falmouth

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545 West Falmouth Highway
Falmouth, MA 02540

According to the brokerbabble: " All you need is a bit of vision with this wonderful place... " The 2BR, 1BA second floor, two-level condo in need of TLC is asking $212,850.

2. Centerville

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520 South Main Street
Centerville, MA 02632

"A Centerville Village Diamond in the Rough." The circa 1875 cottage features three bedrooms, four baths, two fireplaces, and beamed ceilings. Asking price is $379,000.

3. Harwich Port

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60 Archibald Circle
Harwich Port, MA 02646

Walk to the beach from this 3BR, 2BA 1,736 square foot ranch in need of "a bit of TLC." The accessible home features a hoarder-ready "attached over sized garage able to accommodate a camper/trailer, boat or multiple autos, lots of storage." Asking price is $379,900.

4. Chatham

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289 Deer Meadow Lane
Chatham, MA 02633

First listed in June for $425,000, two meetings with the pricechopper have brought the ask for this 3BD, 2BA ranch in need of TLC down to $375,000.

5. Orleans

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37 Eli Rogers Road
Orleans, MA 02653

This 4+ acre property consists of three separate houses. The 1,857 sq. ft. 3BR, 1.5BA main house "needs some TLC." The listing has been on and off the market since August 2012 for $695,000.

6. Eastham

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60 Shady Lane
Eastham, MA 02642

This 2BR, 1BA ranch has only had one owner since it was built in 1955. The 1,112 square footer is now in need of TLC, but the sale includes an additional lot for a total of .91 acres. Asking price is $329,000.

7. Truro

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11 Coast Guard Terrace, Cape Cod
Provincetown, MA 02657

"This diamond in the rough has huge potential as a rental." The beach house, located in the Cape Cod National Seashore, is in Chapter 7 and, along with a wacky design, has "deferred maintenance." After hitting the market in April for $885K, the 3BR, 1.5BA raised ranch has twice met with the pricechopper and is now down to $580K.

8. Provincetown

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31 Conwell Street
Provincetown, MA 02657

Here's a PTown "diamond in the rough" in need of "major renovation." The 1,252 sq. ft. 3BR, 1BA hit the market in April for $315,000 and is now down to $285,000.

9. Edgartown

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96 Peases Point Way South
Edgartown, MA 02539

Built in 1920, this 2,224 sq. ft. 4BD, 2BA has many period details and woodwork as well as hardwood floors and plaster walls. Per the listing: "With some TLC this could be a gem." Yours for $1,500,000.

10. Nantucket

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5 Cabot Lane
Nantucket, MA 02554

The brokerbabble for this 5BD, 2BA Cliff listing gets right to it: "This "diamond in the rough" awaits a thoughtful renovation- bring your local architect and builder." The property hit the market in August for $2,495,000, but was chopped a month later down to $1,995,000.

1. Falmouth

545 West Falmouth Highway, Falmouth, MA 02540

According to the brokerbabble: " All you need is a bit of vision with this wonderful place... " The 2BR, 1BA second floor, two-level condo in need of TLC is asking $212,850.

545 West Falmouth Highway
Falmouth, MA 02540

2. Centerville

520 South Main Street, Centerville, MA 02632

"A Centerville Village Diamond in the Rough." The circa 1875 cottage features three bedrooms, four baths, two fireplaces, and beamed ceilings. Asking price is $379,000.

520 South Main Street
Centerville, MA 02632

3. Harwich Port

60 Archibald Circle, Harwich Port, MA 02646

Walk to the beach from this 3BR, 2BA 1,736 square foot ranch in need of "a bit of TLC." The accessible home features a hoarder-ready "attached over sized garage able to accommodate a camper/trailer, boat or multiple autos, lots of storage." Asking price is $379,900.

60 Archibald Circle
Harwich Port, MA 02646

4. Chatham

289 Deer Meadow Lane, Chatham, MA 02633

First listed in June for $425,000, two meetings with the pricechopper have brought the ask for this 3BD, 2BA ranch in need of TLC down to $375,000.

289 Deer Meadow Lane
Chatham, MA 02633

5. Orleans

37 Eli Rogers Road, Orleans, MA 02653

This 4+ acre property consists of three separate houses. The 1,857 sq. ft. 3BR, 1.5BA main house "needs some TLC." The listing has been on and off the market since August 2012 for $695,000.

37 Eli Rogers Road
Orleans, MA 02653

6. Eastham

60 Shady Lane, Eastham, MA 02642

This 2BR, 1BA ranch has only had one owner since it was built in 1955. The 1,112 square footer is now in need of TLC, but the sale includes an additional lot for a total of .91 acres. Asking price is $329,000.

60 Shady Lane
Eastham, MA 02642

7. Truro

11 Coast Guard Terrace, Cape Cod, Provincetown, MA 02657

"This diamond in the rough has huge potential as a rental." The beach house, located in the Cape Cod National Seashore, is in Chapter 7 and, along with a wacky design, has "deferred maintenance." After hitting the market in April for $885K, the 3BR, 1.5BA raised ranch has twice met with the pricechopper and is now down to $580K.

11 Coast Guard Terrace, Cape Cod
Provincetown, MA 02657

8. Provincetown

31 Conwell Street, Provincetown, MA 02657

Here's a PTown "diamond in the rough" in need of "major renovation." The 1,252 sq. ft. 3BR, 1BA hit the market in April for $315,000 and is now down to $285,000.

31 Conwell Street
Provincetown, MA 02657

9. Edgartown

96 Peases Point Way South, Edgartown, MA 02539

Built in 1920, this 2,224 sq. ft. 4BD, 2BA has many period details and woodwork as well as hardwood floors and plaster walls. Per the listing: "With some TLC this could be a gem." Yours for $1,500,000.

96 Peases Point Way South
Edgartown, MA 02539

10. Nantucket

5 Cabot Lane, Nantucket, MA 02554

The brokerbabble for this 5BD, 2BA Cliff listing gets right to it: "This "diamond in the rough" awaits a thoughtful renovation- bring your local architect and builder." The property hit the market in August for $2,495,000, but was chopped a month later down to $1,995,000.

5 Cabot Lane
Nantucket, MA 02554