JornayaTrusted Form

Common Mistakes To Avoid When Buying A House

Deliver Your Household Stress Free

Compare our rates to or from: any location in the world

  • Deliver Your Home Stress Free and Have Peace of Mind
  • Licensed, Bonded and Insured Carriers Near You
  • Award Winning Service, Always on Time

Get instant quotes using our form, or call:

House Moving Quote Calculator

What is the Common Mistakes To Avoid When Buying A House?

Buying a house can be exciting especially when you think of moving in and making a new life there. If not careful, this anticipation can cause you to make some mistakes that end up costing you thousands of dollars. So, as much as possible, follow the due procedure no matter the cost or time it takes. Avoid the mistakes that will cause your dream, of moving into your premises, to come crashing at your feet.

Here are the mistakes you must avoid.

Failure to do research

You cannot just wake up and decide to give out money to buy property – as thought you are in a shop buying candy. No, conveyance is a detailed process where money is just a parameter among several others. You need to do a proper search on several platforms; follow and know the history of the land on which the property sits. It could be that the property is built on public land or has been grabbed from someone else.

Not shopping around

Just like any other precious thing you go purchasing in the market, it is important to do enough window-shopping. Get as many options as possible and compare prices, quality and the future value of the property. It is very disheartening to settle on a property hurriedly only to realize that a better one in the neighborhood is going at a cheaper rate when you have already moved in.

A-1 Auto Transport can help you move your household goods nationwide. Call 888-509-3213 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote on interstate moving services.

Omitting the wrong clauses in the contract

There are some clauses in the property acquisition contract that are very critical and if omitted could plunge you into a delicate litigation that can deny you your property. A malicious seller could also fix you by deliberately leaving out these sections.

Choosing a risky loan

There are different types of loans granted by banks and other financial institutions, and these are drafted deliberately to achieve specifically designed targets. The adjustable mortgage appears cheaper when applying but could turn out to be the most expensive in future because it changes with the prevailing economic circumstances.

Underestimating the costs

It is easy to think that the only cost involved in the process is the cost of purchasing your house. However, there are numerous other costs over and above this one. There are taxes to pay, valuation costs, and land rates payment. Over and above that, there is the cost of moving to the new premises that could move to the tune of thousands of dollars. Thus to avoid falling into such abyss, get the full price involved until you occupy the new house. That will help you adjust your budget appropriately and avoid surprises.

Mistakes are avoidable only if one is keen on preparation. Acquisition of a property of substantial amount of dollars is not a joke; you cannot afford to do it in a hurry. Take time, prepare adequately, and more importantly seek advice from the experts before you begin the process. Then you can rest assured that even after moving in, all is well.

Joe Webster
Written By:Joe Webster
Connect with Joe Webster on facebookConnect with Joe Webster on linkedin

Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. 

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

Ship Your Vehicle With A-1 Auto Today
Get an Instant Quote

Or Call Us Today and Speak to Directly to Our Sales Team:

Our Partners:

Better Business Bureau Accredited
FMCSA Member
INC. 500 Member
VeriSign Secured
AMSA Member

A-1 Auto Transport is a disclosed agent for the following shipping companies:

Trans Global Auto Logistics, Inc.
3401 E Randol Mill Rd
Arlington, TX 76011
NO. 018191NF
CFR Rinkens
15501 Texaco Avenue
Paramount, CA 90723
NO. 013055NF
ABC Worldwide LLC
2840 NW 2nd Ave #105
Boca Raton, FL 33431
NO. 025472F
CSI Logistics
435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMC 22206
Intl Cargo
45 Campus drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
ShipYourCarNow LLC
1160 South Rogers Circle Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33487
NO. 025646
Merco Air & Ocean Cargo, Inc.
6 Fir Way
Cooper City, FL 33026
NO. 021869F
Copyright © 1988-2020, A-1 Auto Transport - All Rights Reserved.