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Buying a home is one of the most exciting – and stressful – things you can do. There are so many things to think about and keep track of, and mistakes are easy. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the seven deadly sins of home-buying – from not getting pre-approved for a mortgage to failing to do your due diligence on the property. By avoiding these pitfalls, you can help ensure your home-buying experience is as smooth and successful as possible.

  1. Not getting a home inspection before buying
  2. Buying the first house you see
  3. Failing to negotiate
  4. Skimping on your down payment
  5. Not being realistic about repairs and renovations
  6. Taking on too much debt
  7. Not getting pre-approved for a mortgage

By avoiding these seven deadly sins of home-buying, you can help ensure your experience is as stress-free and successful as possible. Good luck with your home search!

Not getting a home inspection before buying

Home buyers often learn the hard way that skipping a home inspection can be an incredibly costly mistake. Home inspectors are trained professionals equipped to identify any and all potential problems, big or small, that may arise with purchasing a new home. Home inspections provide peace of mind for buyers by reassuring them that they are making a wise purchase with no hidden pitfalls and can even save them from potentially major repair costs down the line. Before signing on the dotted line, investing in a high-quality home inspector who can ensure your future happiness in the property is always wise.

Buying the first house, you see

When buying a house, rushing into purchasing the first one you see is rarely a good idea. Not only may it be missing crucial features important to you and your family, but you may be paying more than necessary by not truly investigating all of