Buyers Remorse, we’ve all heard of it, but you would think that after spending so much time looking at houses we would be well versed in picking just the right one, but that’s not always the case. Sometimes there are tons of good options, or sometimes, for whatever reason, you miss out on “the one” and then you always feel like you missed out on something better. BUT, sometimes there are just those things you don’t fully become aware of until you live in a house for a bit, and those little things become big things, and the remorse sets in. Realtor.com recently talked about the top 9 items that cause buyers to regret their home purchase. Just remember, as you’re shopping, that you don’t want to fall for “love at first sight” take the time to find the home that will bring you the MOST things on your must have list. While you might not be able to check all the boxes, knowing what you can and cannot compromise on will go a long way to helping you avoid buyers remorse. So, what are the 9 things that most buyers regret later?
- Taking Lifestyle vs. Resale Value or vice versa
- Compromising on Size
- Taking a lesser number of bathrooms or bathrooms without the correct set up
- Number of bedrooms. Think about your future plans what WILL you need?
- Traffic. Have you visited the home during peak traffic hours?
- The Home’s “character”
- The Yard
- The Little Things
Check out the full article to see what things you might be overlooking for now that you might regret later. Remember its easier to say no and keep looking than to have buyers remorse a few months after closing!