# 3 NOT MAKING AN OFFER WHEN THEY FIND THE RIGHT HOME
So often first time home buyers are hesitant to place an offer on a home, if they've just begun their search. The problem is that there are many other buyers that have been searching for months already, and the home you love may vary well be pending by the time you circle back to it. Yes, it's important to see what's out there, and know that your making the right decision, but you should try to do this quickly as possible, if you find a home that you like and suits your needs.
# 4 LOOKING FOR A HOME LIKE THEIR PARENTS
It's important to remember that most people do not buy their dream home right out of the gate. Your parents, or other family members and freinds, probably started out in a much smaller house, or even a condo. Most likely, they paid down their mortgage over the years, and then traded up to a larger home, when the time was right. As a first time buyer, it may be difficult to lower your expectations a bit, but by not doing so, you may miss out on a great home and incredibly