How to Avoid Buyer's Remorse
You loved the home when you signed the
closing contract, but suddenly you’re not sure you made the right choice. Is
there a better house out there? Did you pay too much? What if the value goes
Questions will race through your head
long after the home becomes yours. Doubts are a normal part of the process.
After all, a home is probably the most expensive thing you’ll ever purchase – but
it will also be one of the proudest moments of your life. If you do experience
buyer’s remorse, there are a few things you can do to put your mind at ease:
your must-haves. If you’re regretting your purchase, go back through your
list to remind yourself of all the features that made you want the house
to begin with.
look at other houses. Stop browsing the listings and going to open houses.
It’s tempting, but now is time to focus on your new home.
decorating. This is the fun part! Make your home your own. Now is the time
to put the decorating ideas you had before purchasing the house to work.
dwell. Stop thinking about the negative aspects of the house or the
compromises you had to make. Focus on the good.