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3 traditional home-buying tips that no longer applied when I bought a house in 2022

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The author with her husband and dogs in front of their new home. Laura Grace Tarpley
Family and friends told me to negotiate with the seller in my offer, but I had little bargaining power.
People may scoff if you buy a house without an inspection - but sometimes, it's what makes the most sense.
Making a large down payment wasn't good advice for me, because it wouldn't have saved me much money.
My husband and I started shopping for a home in February 2022, which was a tough time to be a first-time homebuyer. Early on, we found ourselves eating up nuggets of wisdom from others. Our parents...
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