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    Lisa Vernon | Changing Lives Through Real Estate Blog

    Monday, August 28, 2017   /   by Lisa Vernon

    Debunking Myths To Home Buying

    Finally ready to make the transition into home ownership? That's awesome, and in this exciting time you can be turning to friends and family for an insight into the process. However, there seems to be a circulation of misinformation spreading around, so we're here to clear up a few myths. 


    1. THE FIRST STEP IS SEARCHING FOR A HOME


    You know the saying, "Don't put the cart before the horse," well that's important to remember when it comes to buying a home. You don't want to start looking for a house until you have gotten to sit down with a lender and discuss what the bank will qualify you for. If you fall in love with a house that's $250,000 and come to find out you're only qualified for $200,000 you can get your hopes crushed and waste a lot of time. Don't start the process on the wrong foot and make sure the numbers line up.


    2. YOU DON'T NEED A REAL ESTATE AGENT


    For starts, when buying a home, 99% of the time the buyer's agent gets paid by the sellers. That ...

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