Six home buyer mistakes to avoid

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Late October and early November are the tail end of the second-best home sales season (the most active selling season is spring when the largest numbers of buyers are in the market). Smart home buyers are realizing this may be the best time to buy before mortgage interest rates go higher. At this season of the year, these savvy home buyers understand they can negotiate hard because home sellers and their realty agents know after Thanksgiving is the worst time of year to sell a home (but that is also the absolute best time to buy a home if you can avoid the distractions of holiday events and purchase from a highly motivated seller). Purchase Bob Bruss reports online. However, in the quest to purchase a house or condo, many home buyers get caught up in the thrill of acquiring a new home and they make potentially costly mistakes. Here are the top home buyer mistakes to avoid during any time of the year: 1. SHOP FOR A HOME BEFORE YOU SHOP FOR A MORTGAGE. It's normal for prospective hom...