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Buying a Washington DC Home: Avoid These Regrets

Given that the housing recovery is gaining speed, many consumers agree that now is a good time to consider buying a Washington DC home. And you don’t want to miss out on that opportunity.

You want to move quickly when buying a Washington DC home, but you need to be careful not to move too quickly, or else you will find that you have regrets.

In a survey among homeowners who purchased a home in the last year, the top five regrets and the percentage of homeowners experiencing regret were:

  • Failure to buy a larger home, 34 percent.
  • Failure to do more remodeling after buying, 27 percent.
  • Failure to obtain more information before buying, 22 percent.
  • Failure to provide more money for the down payment, 18 percent.
  • Failure to be more financially secure before buying, 16 percent.

You will be able to avoid these regrets if you take the time and fully prepare for homeownership. You’ll want to check your credit and get your financials in order, survey the market, and hire a Realtor with a great reputation – like Michelle Buckman of Buckman Realtors – before your start shopping for a Washington DC home.

Just the fact that you are doing your research and reading this article means that you moving in the right direction in the home buying process. Now, take the next step and contact Michelle Buckman of Buckman Realtor. Michelle has the knowledge, experience and good reputation to help you with buying a Washington DC home that you can feel good about for years to come.

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