10-30-2005, 08:56 AM
| | what's available and possible in a seller's market?
Shante Thompson had a heck of a time trying to buy a house. The Randallstown native spent 18 months talking to real estate agents, shoring up her financial profile, touring neighborhoods and making offers.
By the time Thompson, 32, settled on a three-bedroom townhouse for $185,000 in Windsor Mill in August, she was just as relieved as she was excited to be buying her first home.
The homebuying process drained her - and taught her a few lessons.
By the end of it, "I had to be more aggressive," she said. And "I lowered my expectations in what I was looking for."
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