Color drawing of woman of the 1950s America in a kitchen. Old-fashioned. Kitchen is yellow.
Retro may be great for some things, but house-buying information is not one of them.

Advice. It seems everyone has it and loves to give it. As you look for your new home, you’ll probably get advice from friends and family. Keep in mind, though, that not all “helpful” tips will fit your situation.

In this infographic, you’ll see some out-of-date advice. Regarding the mention of “not waiting until spring,” you most certainly can buy a home in spring! Considering it’s spring right now, I thought that was important to note. 🙂 You just don’t have to wait for spring. Homebuying doesn’t have a season.

Infographic titled "Outdated Advice." People who've bought a home often have advice for her home buyers. Their advice, though, may not be.

What advice have you received from family, friends, or others? Has it been helpful? Or was it out-of-date, too? Share it in the comments below!


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