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Triangle Home Buying Series: The 6 Phases of Buyer’s Remorse, Phase 4

Here is the fourth installation of “Buyer’s Remorse” blog series. Each week we will go into depth on our list of expert tips on how to navigate buyers remorse in the home buying process. Every home buyer will experience “buyer’s remorse” several times on their way to realizing that dream. This blog will help Triangle area home buyers understand what’s happening to them and how to move through Buyer’s Remorse.

4. The final walk through – you start to fear it’s a bad house that will cost you a lot to maintain.

TIP: One reason feelings turn negative on a walk through is you have had a lot to do in a short period of time and there has been a lot of uncertainty such as waiting for loan approval, packing and organizing a move, working through inspection items.  It is all overwhelming and the house you just walked through is vacant and lifeless sort of like your energy level right now.  Let’s face it, you’re tired.  Don’t expect the excitement about your new home to be as intense as it was in the beginning.  You are about to make a final commitment and your feelings are normal. Stay calm and carry on or as many Realtors say;  “take two M&M’s and call me in the morning”.  After a good night’s rest you will feel better.  Now focus on all the fun times you are going to have in your new home and watch your excitement return again.

Six Most Common Times to Expect Buyer’s Remorse

  1. After You Write An Offer
  2. After the Offer is Accepted
  3. After the Home Inspection
  4. The Final Walk Through
  5. After You Write the Final Check for Closing Day
  6. After You Move in to Your New Triangle Home

Come back next week to learn more on how to overcome buyer’s remorse after you write the final check for your new Raleigh home!

Linda Craft & Team is here to walk you through the steps to home ownership. For a free home buying consultation, please call our office today at 919.235.0007. We look forward to helping you!

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