Buying a new home is an emotional process, but sometimes our emotions get the better of us. Below are four emotional mistakes homebuyers should be aware of:
- Thinking that a particular property is "THE ONE" and only one for you. The reality is that for any property that suits your needs, there will be others that are equally suitable given your criteria. This is especially true of condos, and houses in the same neighborhood are often very similar to one another, even constructed by the same builder.
-Wanting to "WIN" it's not uncommon for buyers to find themselves in direct competition with other buyers over a particular property. Unfortunatley, in the excitement of a bidding war, the desire to "BEAT" their competitor can sometimes drive buyers to over spend. Before you make an offer, set a spending cap and stick to it.
-Overlooking serious flaws. Found a home that's perfect in every way, but its locations doesn't meet your needs? Are the views breathtaking, but the floor plan is wrong? Don't let strong emotional reactions to certain features blind you to shortcomings. Make a list of "MUST HAVE" features before you start shopping, and continually refer to it before, during and after viewings.
-Being afraid to make a decision. You certainly don't want to rush into things and commit to the wrong property, but hem and haw too long and you could miss out on a good home. Cold feet are natural, but if you've done your homework and armed yourself with all the relevant information, there's no good reason to put off making a decision.
I hope this blog has helped you a bit in making a decison on purchasing a home, if you have any questions or concerns about purchasing a home that is right for you, please do not hesitate to contact me, Dave Pinnell Jr, Sales Representative, Centrury 21 Lanthorn Real Estate, Napanee, my cell is 613-328-7213, office 613-354 4347 and my email is firstname.lastname@example.org, my website is www.tdrealestate.ca make sire you book mark it and return back to read more of my blogs.