Buying a house is a big decision. If that house is your first home, it is a monumental step. In all likelihood, you have been planning, saving, and looking forward to the purchase for a very long time. Now you are finally ready! You don’t want to do anything that will make buying your dream home a nightmare.
The reality of buying a house is going to be very different from how you imagined it. If you let yourself be guided by your fantasies of how a dream home should look, you will end up in disappointment. A common problem for first-time homebuyers is to buy more than they need. Or, they base their buying decisions on something they read online or saw on TV.(more…)