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6 tips for boomerang buyers of homes

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A loan preapproval from a lender is a must for rebound buyers, Temple says.

"I want to know they've been vetted properly before we spend our time with them and find out they can't buy anything," he says.

That attitude among real estate agents and home sellers is typical, so buyers should expect to speak with a lender before they're taken out to see for-sale homes.

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