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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: <p>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.</p><p>“Buyers want to comparison shop, but there’s not as much to look at as there was during the big downturn,” said <a href="http://www.realtor.org/">National Association of Realtors</a> 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.”</p><p>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 <a href="http://www.gobankingrates.com/mortgage-rates/buy-dream-home-budget/">how to get the best deal on your new home</a>.</p>

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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