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Given the thrill of purchasing a home, first-time buyers and seasoned property owners alike may fall victim to certain common mistakes. Searching for a new home is often an emotional process, and many buyers unwittingly allow their feelings and desires to cloud logical judgment.
As a home buyer, it is crucial to remember that this may be one of the most significant investments you will ever make. Therefore, the process should be controlled by research and reason rather than impulse and emotional attachment. Consider these five common but avoidable mistakes that could stand between you and your ideal home:
This is a market ready for first-time home buyers. There are some great programs out there to help with that first time purchase, whether it’s education, downpayment assistance, and others. And did you know that you don’t technically have to be a “first-time” home buyer? You just have to not have owned a home for at least three years and you technically become listed as a first-time home buyer again. This is particularly helpful for those that lost their homes because of divorce, bankruptcy, foreclosure, etc. We’ve all been through rough times and won’t be punished forever.
So here are some tips if you are ready to make your “first” purchase.