If you haven't been through the process before (or not in a long time), buying a home can feel overwhelming. In the market environment that Austin and Central Texas have experienced in recent years the typical issues can seem even more complicated. If the home that you want sells before you can make an offer, or if your offer is one of several, your sense of urgency can lead to unnecessary mistakes.
One of the things I routinely say to first-time home buyers is, "Don't fall in love with a house until you own it." This article from U.S. News & World Report includes that advice and more that is important:
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