#1 You don’t pay the real estate agent–the seller does!
#2 Short sales are NOT short –a short sale can actually take months to process…and possible even fall apart
#3 You will most likely be beat out on several offers
#4 Choosing a mortgage lender is like choosing a college–should you choose a small or large mortgage company…
#5 Your hand will hurt–there is a ton of paperwork to sign or initial, get your favorite pen ready!
#6 You will answer the same questions from your bank, realtor, and lenders over and over again
#7 You will want to max out credit cards to furnish your new place…chill, an empty bedroom or den will not be the end of your existence
#8 Choosing paint colors will make you go crazy
#9 YOU are your own landlord–no one else will come to the rescue when something needs to be fixed
#10 Pride-you will feel very proud to become a homeowner! Enjoy your investment!