Among Bess' advice were three primary points of consideration:
1. Interest rates are at historic lows, but mortgages aren’t always easy to get. Bess highly recommends that anyone looking to buy becomes well-versed in the pre-approval process.
2. There is such an upward pressure on prices now. This, Bess explains, is simply a function of supply vs. demand, as many markets--particularly NYC's suburbs and South Florida--are seeing low supply and high demand in the wake of COVID-19.
3. HGTV isn't real life--there is no such thing as the perfect house. Bess reminds buyers to look at the big picture when buying a new home, as design details like cabinets and fixtures can always be updated over time.
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