If you're thinking about purchasing your first home, it's tempting to dive right in and start looking at houses. But before you dedicate your Saturday to visiting every open house in the city, you need to know what you're looking for. Otherwise, the process of shopping for a home is likely to be long and frustrating. Ill-prepared and uninformed buyers will find it more difficult to discover the home that's right for them, much less get to the stage where they're ready to make an offer on a property.

Mistakes are great teachers, but they don’t have to be *your* mistakes. Click here for the full article and get the scoop on what not to do when looking for a home.

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