8. Keep a Cool Head

Finally, keep a cool head when buying a house.

Don't let your heart take over, or you risk making a costly mistake.

Although it's important to feel at home, you should always bear in mind that this is a transaction.

Never make any impulsive decisions or let anyone rush you.

Choosing a home is exciting, but it will also affect your life in many ways.2

So it's important to think carefully and make smart choices.

As we've seen in recent years, buying a house can be an expensive mistake that will haunt you for years.

Learn about the market in your area, read as much as you can, and take your time to pick the right house for you.2

If you've bought a house, what do you wish you'd known beforehand?

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