don't ask enough questions of their lender and miss out on the best deal.
- They don't
act quickly enough to make a decision and someone else buys the house.
don't find the right real estate professional who is willing to help you
through the homebuying process.
don't do enough to make their offer look good to a seller.
don't think about resale before they buy. The average first-time
buyer only stays in a home for four years.
Reprinted with permission from Real Estate Checklists and