4 things buyers wish they knew before buying a property
July 26, 2016
The radio is playing Cher’s “If I Could Turn Back Time” when an email from a blog reader popped up on my screen,
“Property Soul You’ve Got Mail.”
It’s another message about a home buyer’s remorse.
Every week there are so many messages on disappointment and regret after buying properties. They all go like this:
“I wish I had … before I bought …”
“Why didn’t anyone tell me …”
“If only we knew …, we wouldn’t have …”
“We should have … but we had no idea …”
So many look-backs. So many regrets. What’s the use of crying over spilled milk?
The killing part is that these messages all end with an inevitable request for advice like “What do you think I should do now?”, or “Do you think I should … or … “.
How do I know? I am not you.
I have been advocating for prudent investment in private properties in my blog since 2010. I am doing my job as a nutritionist, not a surgeon. I take preventive measures, not remedial actions.... read the full version