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Tour de Force: Don’t Make These 10 Huge House-Hunting Mistakes

House hunting is about more than popping into a few open houses and picking the one you like best. In fact, there’s a science to it: A smart search means you’ll save time, money, and your sanity during the rest of your home-buying process.Read the full article by Cathie Ericson of here.

Here are the 10 mistakes to avoid:

  1. Not arming yourself with a mortgage pre-approval
  2. Not knowing what you want
  3. House hunting without an agent
  4. Waiting too long to see a home
  5. Inviting outspoken (and uneducated) advisers
  6. Speeding through an open house
  7. Becoming distracted by sparkly new features
  8. Expecting perfection
  9. Falling in love with the decor—not the home
  10. Ignoring the neighborhood

The Whit Harvey Group especially agrees with #3. One of the favorite parts of their job is finding the right home for their buyers!

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