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6 tips for boomerang buyers of homes

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Rebound buyers tend to assume they're ready, even when they still have issues that need to be addressed, Temple says. That's why it can be helpful to consult a real estate pro in advance.

"The biggest thing is to start early," he suggests. "Get in front of somebody and say, 'If I want to buy a house again, what do I need to do?' It might take a year. It might take two years."

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