In the midst of uncertain times, watch out for what you react to, if you’re serious about buying a home.
This is an especially important caution if you are a first-time or a first-time-in-a-long-time home buyer. We live in a “quicksand” time of shifting realities and emerging uncertainties. The pandemic overlay adds an unsettling craziness about environmental, political, financial, and personal crises.
First-time buyers are nervous enough about spending all their savings and becoming deeply in debt for decades. Add pandemic angst, inflation fervor, supply-chain shortages, holiday hype, and even the most confident home buyer may feel they are on shaky ground.
Buyers can work themselves into a frenzy of insecurity and self-doubt as they frantically search for THE ANSWER or for that perfect list of “10 Things Home Buyers Must Do.” Too often, they learn nothing new.