Top 3 Mistakes First Time Homebuyers Make that YOU Should Avoid
By Ritu Desai 703-625-4949, Northern Virginia,Washington DC & Maryland Realtor
There's always a first time for everything -- from getting your first interview for a job, to ordering your first coffee at Starbucks (not sponsored), to even buying a home. Sometimes, with these first time experiences, we have mistakes along the way. But here are the top 3 mistakes that first time buyers make, and how you can avoid them!1. Not having enough cashApart from down payment, you'll need funds for lender fees, title fees, recording, tasxes, your attorney and other fees, and any repairs or updates you need to spend on the house. Make sure you have some extra cash before anything else!2. Not exploring the financing options available through various channelsAside from the conventional ones, Virginia has a lot of great government programs for first time home buyers -- just like V...