10 Secrets First-Time Home Buyers Should Know
Buying your first house can be intimidating, but there is a lot of information to help you sort out the process and make good decisions. On that note, here are 10 secrets first-time home buyers should know that you may not have heard of yet.
Schools are important
Get pre-approval to know your limits
Ask about utility expenses
Homeowner's association rules
Get the most out of a home inspection
Take your own photos
Common mistakes to avoid
On top of mortgages and money, it's easy to get wrapped in the dream of owning a home and overlook issues that will cause problems down the road. Check out this house-hunting checklist to make sure you have your bases covered while you work to buy a house.