The TOP Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make

When buying your first home, it can be easy to make mistakes that can cost you time and money. Remember that buying a home is a big decision and doing your research and planning can go a long way towards making the process as smooth and successful as possible. In this video, Adrian and Ariel cover the top mistakes that first-time home buyers make and how to avoid them. Plus, Adrian give us a few funny tips generated by AI, and more on today’s episode!


0:20 – Intro
0:45 – Artificial Intelligence
3:51 – Think about future needs (yours or future owner)
10:01 – Understand the scope of a renovation upgrade
14:20 – Be prepared to do some work or budget to hire someone
15:42 – Do not shop during probation period
19:30 – Prepare paperwork for mortgage approval
20:17 – Do not take on anymore credit
24:20 – Set up your team in advance
27:06 – Understanding appliances’ life expectancies
30:06 – Reddit horror homeowner story #1
31:32 – Reddit horror homeowner story #2
32:06 – Replace all your new home’s door locks and codes
33:27 – Do some research on the home
34:12 – Measure your doorways before purchasing furniture
35:04 – Thoroughly read your insurance policy


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After successful careers in the automotive industry, entrepreneurs Ariel Kormendy and Adrian Trott decided to inject their passion for growing a brand and providing unrivalled service into the real estate industry. Kicking off their careers in 2011, they quickly became a top-performing team in Canada. Originally a team of two real estate agents in Milton, The KT Team quickly grew to a large team of exceptional REALTORS®, an administrative department and an in-house media department, taking their proven processes and unique services across most of the Golden Horseshoe. Follow them on social for behind-the-scenes footage, real estate tips, industry secrets and more.

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