1. Not knowing how much house you can afford.
2. Assuming foreclosures are great deals.
3. Letting your true feelings show.
4. Failing to find a good buyer’s agent.
5. Underestimating the costs of owning a home.
6. Failing to budget for property taxes.
7. Assuming your first offer will get accepted.
8. Skipping the inspection.
9. Doing too much too fast.
10. Failing to include a contingency clause in the contract.