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The Insider’s Guide for First Time Home Buyers In WV

What You Need to Know to Become a Successful Homeowner

When I was first asked to write some tips for prospective home buyers in our local area, my mind immediately halted in its tracks, shuddered, clicked, and began replaying my home buying experience like a poorly scripted outtake from a dusty black and white 35mm film. I’ll spare you the tragic details (they’re mostly boring – but if you read between the lines ahead, you can probably guess what happened to me). Anyways, suffice it to say that I was woefully uneducated at the time and am still paying the price nearly 20 years later. Let’s cut to the chase. I want you to know now what I didn’t know then so you can become a successful homeowner for life.

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