To help, here are the top 10 mistakes first-time home buyers make, along with some handy tips on how to avoid them.
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1. You fall in love with home staging
Everyone knows this. Everyone trots this piece of advice out—particularly as they swear up and down that they can see past the old-fashioned wallpaper to the home’s potential. Then reality hits, as potential buyers start to see staged homes versus original decor.
In its simplest form, home staging is when the seller declutters and rearranges the furniture to make rooms look more appealing to buyers…