The purchase of a home can be a daunting experience for even the most fiscally savvy individuals, especially if you are going through the process for the first time. People feel this way for good reason; complicated steps are involved, and a ton of money is on the line. You’d be right to take this seriously and proceed through it carefully. Fortunately, plenty of people have gone through it all before allowing you to learn from their mistakes and successes. 

The following infographic, First-Time Homebuyers: Terminology and Mistakes 101 is meant to serve as a firm foundation to begin your research. It will enable you to have a firm grasp of the terms that will be thrown at you. You’ll also be able to avoid common pitfalls, such as putting too much of your savings into the down payment. 

Becoming overextended at the start of your home-buying journey is one of the easiest ways to turn a momentous occasion into a constant source of stress for years to come. To start your process off on the right foot, follow the tips above.

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