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What not to do when buying a home

Buying a home is not an everyday activity. There's a learning curve, which explains why real estate experts see the same blunders again and again.

Want to drive a good bargain? From believing that the seller's agent is your friend to putting all your available cash on the table at closing, here are six common -- and costly -- mistakes homebuyers make.

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