Home Sweet Home: 12 House-Buying Mistakes To Avoid

February 11, 2014  |  

Buying a home is a major purchase. You’ll  want to avoid making as many mistakes a possible. The more you know the better deal you’ll make, the less money you will spend, and the easier you will find your home sweet home.

According to the US Census, in 2000, 46 percent of blacks were homeowners. And in Southern states, the rate is higher. South Carolina and Mississippi had the highest black homeownership rate in 2000, both at 61 percent.

Look for home prices to rise about six percent this year, reports USA Today. So with the market rebounding and homes costing more, it’s best to not to make mistakes that will cost you money.

Here are 12 home-buying mistakes to avoid.

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