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7 Common Mistakes of First-Time Homebuyers

7 Common Mistakes of First-Time Homebuyers

Katie McCaskey |

7. Forgetting About the Neighborhood

Be sure to visit any potential home at night as well as during the day. This part is key – you may find it an entirely different world after dark.

Remember, if you buy a home, you are buying the neighborhood also. Keep an eye out for the area’s progress. Is it on the upswing or in the middle of a downturn?

Even if it is on the upturn — an indication of a good investment — will you actually feel comfortable living there for the next 5-10 years?

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