I thought when going into the home buying world that I knew a lot. In fact, I was prepared for the up front costs and knew what I was willing to negotiate. Now that I’m in the house I bought, there were definitely somethings that I completely overlooked. Here is six financial lessons I learned from buying a home.
Yes, bugs are a thing
I know that sounds silly, but I seriously forgot how easy it was to be neglectful of what you leave out on the counter. We moved in and immediately noticed ants. It wasn’t because of the previous owner or us leaving something out, but it had rained the day before so the ants were escaping that. We luckily hired a termination company who comes out and sprays every two months and they did a mosquito spray too. But hello, that’s money.