How to prevent Buyer’s Remorse from getting the best of you. 2

It is 2am after you made an offer on the absolutely perfect WNY home for you! Your offer had been accepted by the Sellers immediately. You have just woken in a cold sweat wondering

Did you just make a huge mistake?

You see buying a home is not entirely an emotional process; some times you need to look at it logically. Everything went so fast since you started your search on the Internet, called the agent of the first listing that you really liked, and then you pre-qualified for the mortgage and saw a bunch of homes.

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You probably have a ton of questions buzzing in your head. Questions like:

  • Did you make the right decision?
  • Did we look at enough homes?
  • Can you afford it?
  • Is the neighborhood the right on for me?
  • Is it the right time?
  • Should you have waited?
  • What if you lose your job?
  • What if this happens? What if that happens?

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Anxiety and stress may set in. I just want to tell you that this is a normal reaction to buying a home. It is called “buyer’s remorse.” The best way to deal with the anxiety is to face it and take some action. This is what you should do to reduce that anxiety.

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Make an objective list on a piece of paper. Label the left side Pros and the right side Cons. Put it all down on paper the pros and cons and it will be easier to know that the decision you just made was the right one for you.

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Now you will have to get the home inspected, select a closing attorney and schedule the movers. Congratulations on your new home!

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Need assistance in purchasing your dream WNY home, then call your Buffalo Realtor Colleen Kulikowski at (716) 650-0051.

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About Colleen Kulikowski, Associate Real Estate Broker (716) 650-0051

Colleen Kulikowski is an Associate Real Estate Broker with J. Philip Real Estate specializing in Western New York residential homes who doesn’t follow trends; she blazes new trails and is able to recognize industry trends and implement them to her client’s best interest. Colleen has created a unique following with one of the top local internet positions in the country generating thousands of leads for her team. Real Estate is a second career for Kulikowski who’s first career was in Information Technology and Data Warehousing working for such companies as Radio City Music Hall, Nabisco Foods and as a consultant in the Financial and Insurance industries. A strong background in technology and management provides her with keen analytical and sharp negotiating skills.