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The 3 Biggest Mistakes First-Time Home Buyers Make

Blog by Brad Herman | March 21st, 2013

Just yesterday we talked about the biggest mistakes anyone can make when buying an older home, such as not making sure that certain systems are up to code and in proper working order. But first-time home buyers are a group that are especially prone to making some other pretty common mistakes on any home they buy, simply because they’re new to the market. Never having owned a home before, applied for a mortgage, or many times, even gone house-hunting, it can be easy to fall into certain traps, and to overlook certain things. Here are some of the biggest mistakes home buyers make, and how you can avoid them if you’re just stepping into the market for the first time.