home buying

Common Emotional Mistakes Home Buyers Make

Buying a home is an emotional process, but don't let emotions get in the way of making good decisions during the home buying process. Today on the show, Dave and Robert talk about the most common emotional mistakes home buyers make and how you can avoid them yourself! See the short list below and listen to the show for more details.

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  1. Falling in love with a house you can't afford!
  2. Not looking into all your different mortgage options that will have long-term effects.
  3. Assuming that there's not a better home out there for you. If there are snags with one home, chances are you can find a similar home with a better situation!
  4. Becoming desperate during the home buying process.
  5. Overlooking important flaws in a home you think you love. Some things are very difficult or almost impossible to change!
  6. Overestimating your handyman skills.
  7. Rushing to put in your offer before you are ready.

9 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Home Inspector

Today Dave and Chris talk about questions to ask a home inspector BEFORE hiring them. You want your home inspector to do a great job, so be sure to do your research before hiring him or her! See the short list of questions below and listen to the show for all the details.

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  1. Are you bonded and insured?
  2. How long have you been an inspector and how many inspections have you completed?
  3. Can you provide references?
  4. Can we attend the end of the inspection appointment?
  5. What does your inspection include?
  6. Can we see a sample of your inspection reports?
  7. Do you have any special expertise?
  8. Do you perform just inspections? Or do you also perform repairs?
  9. How much do you charge?