Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home
Buying a home is an exciting journey but also one of the biggest financial decisions you'll ever make. If you aren't careful, it can be filled with pitfalls. In my 20 years as a real estate broker, I've seen my fair share of mistakes made by buyers. To help you navigate the process smoothly, I've compiled a list of the top five mistakes to avoid when purchasing a home.
1. Skipping Pre-Approval
One of the things I hear most often is, "I will get preapproved once I find the house I want". The pre-approval gives you a clear understanding of how much you can afford to spend on a home, gives you an idea of what your payment will be, and shows selle...