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Like many people my age, I want to eventually buy a house in the near future but do not exactly understand how to first go about this. Should I contact a professional? What kind of expenses am I in for?
Perhaps more puzzling than anything, how many houses should I look at before deciding on “the one”? It may seem like a trivial question but it’s probably the most important in deciding on a home you will possibly live in for the rest of your life. Here are what some people are saying:
Up to you, sport! While home shoppers these days can look at hundreds of homes online, they only hoof it to check out 10 homes on average before they put in an offer.
But of course, this varies between specific people:
“Some people find their home within hours of hunting. For others, it takes months.” If you want to streamline the process, it can help to really hone in on a particular neighborhood you’re keen on; that said, if you feel limited by your options, it may be time to expand to surrounding areas.
Found at Realtor.com
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