Welcome to part two in our two-part series on house hunting mistakes to avoid! Part one of our house hunting mistakes to avoid included things like making sure to get preapproved for a mortgage, not falling in love with house you can’t afford, not having a clear vision of the type of home you’d like and ignoring problems that could become costly to fix.

  • Getting desperate

If you’ve been looking for a new home for a long time without any luck, it can be easy to lose hope and become increasingly desperate to find your dream house now. But if you become too desperate and are willing to settle for almost anything, you’ll likely end up regretting your decision later. We all know that moving can be a hassle, so why buy a house you’ll hate only to…

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This week’s blog post is part one in a two-part series about the top house hunting mistakes you should avoid. Whether you’re purchasing your first home or are a seasoned veteran looking for a home to retire in, these mistakes are easy for anyone to get caught up in!

  • Falling in love with a house you can’t afford

This is the number one house hunting mistake you should avoid. It is also the most common mistake people make when they are looking for a new home. Once you’ve found a home you love, it’s easy to imagine yourself living in it – which makes returning to homes in your actual price range very difficult to do. I suggest first looking at homes at the lower end of your budget and working up from there. Avoid the temptation all together by…

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