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Lesson #1:  Always use a Buyer’s agent. The seller pays his/her commission.


Lesson #2:  Decide location versus space before searching for a home.


Lesson #3:  Don’t commit before you’re ready.


Lesson #4:  Sweat equity can save thousands.


Lesson #5:  Save, as a down payment is never a bad investment.


Lesson #6:  The school district will affect home value.


Lesson #7:  A land survey will answer boundary questions.


Lesson #8:  Reserve some cash for home improvements.


Lesson #9:  Dig deeper during inspections.


Lesson #10:  Continue negotiating after the inspection.


Lesson #11:  Real estate is not a recession-proof investment.


Lesson #12:  Examine both financial and personal costs of buying.


Lesson #13:  Read HOA documents before closing.


Lesson #14:  Secure financing before falling in love with a house.


Lesson #15:  Don’t spend every dollar you qualify for.


Lesson #16:  Make sure renovations were professionally done.


Lesson #17:  A creative bid strategy helps ensure a good deal.


Lesson #18:  Don’t overlook the landscaping.


Lesson #19:  A higher price point might save money over time.


Lesson #20:  Low-balling doesn’t always pay off.


Lesson #21:  Change a bid strategy that’s failing.




First Time Home Buyer Tips: Issue 5

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