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When checking out a house…

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When checking out a house…

…Leave your emotions at home Homebuyers often follow their hearts, and they should. Sometimes just going with a gut feeling is the best indicator. But when it’s house-touring time, it’s important to set those emotions aside and replace them with clear-headed thinking and a critical eye. Otherwise, your potential dream house might just turn into a money pit. Although you should always hire a professional inspection before you complete the sale, you can spot the more obvious trouble signs early in the process simply by knowing what to look for. You can quickly check five key areas to determine if the home has serious problems. Roof. A new roof can cost between $5,000 and $15,000 depending on the type. A quick method to determine if the roof is leaking is to...

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