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Mandee Sears | The Real Estate Pros Blog

Wednesday, December 05, 2018   /   by Mandee Sears

Top 3 Mistakes Home Buyers Make

Recently, I had a conversation with some fellow REALTORS®  about home buyer mistakes we have seen over and over again. It's funny, whether first time buyers or seasoned buying veterans, there are some mistakes we continue to see.

Let's take a look at the top 3 mistakes we came up with so you won't make them when you're ready to buy a home.

#1 Home Buyer Mistakes - Not Getting Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

Yes, sadly, this is all too common. A pre-approval is free (most of the time, check with your lender to verify. If not, change your lender!)

Getting pre-approved can help you avoid a lot of heartache during the entire process -- from shopping for homes to closing on your new home. Let me explain...

If there are problems on your credit report, you'll find out about them during the pre-approval process. That way, you can clean them up before you make an offer on a home. This can save you from a potentially embarrassing situation.

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