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10 Ways to Get the Best Deal on Your New Home

GOBankingRates Logo By Megan Craig of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 11: After the real estate market crash, housing prices have finally recovered, according to the Case-Shiller Housing Index. Although that’s good for the economy overall, it can make it difficult to get a great deal when buying a house.“Buyers want to comparison shop, but there’s not as much to look at as there was during the big downturn,” said National Association of Realtors treasurer Mike McGrew, a Realtor in Lawrence, Kan. “It’s tougher now to squeeze nickels out of deals than it was a few years ago when the market was just beginning to recover.”Still, consumers hoping to buy a new home in 2016 do have options to get the best possible deal on a house — if they do their homework, get the help they need and learn how and when to negotiate. Find out how to get the best deal on your new home.

10 Ways to Get the Best Deal on Your New Home

After the real estate market crash, housing prices have finally recovered, according to the Case-Shiller Housing Index. Although that’s good for the economy overall, it can make it difficult to get a great deal when buying a house.

“Buyers want to comparison shop, but there’s not as much to look at as there was during the big downturn,” said National Association of Realtors treasurer Mike McGrew, a Realtor in Lawrence, Kan. “It’s tougher now to squeeze nickels out of deals than it was a few years ago when the market was just beginning to recover.”

Still, consumers hoping to buy a new home in 2016 do have options to get the best possible deal on a house — if they do their homework, get the help they need and learn how and when to negotiate. Find out how to get the best deal on your new home.

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