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When To Walk Away: 5 House-Hunting Red Flags

real estateTouring homes for sale is all about taking in the details. While a Zillow report found that 48% of buyers look for homes that have never been lived in, that is not always realistic. So, when you are touring a potential home, it is important to keep an eye out for problematic features. The following are some of the most common red flags that should make you consider other options.

  1. Significant Maintenance Needs: When looking at real estate, it is generally expected that there will be some maintenance required after purchase. But it’s important to be realistic. If you start making a long list of projects in your head while you are touring, it may be more costly than its worth.
  2. Strange Smells: Trust your senses when looking at a home for sale...
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