By Dan Dratch
What's missing from your current home? Storage space? Decent parking? Privacy? Chances are, you might not have noticed these missing features when you and your home were in the honeymoon phase. But, sometime in the first few months, that deficiency became glaringly obvious.
When you tour a home, it's normal to get so caught up in the granite kitchen countertops that you might not notice that there's insufficient square footage to butter your morning toast. And while that master bedroom looks stylish and neat, you don't realize that it's the size of a postage stamp.
Sometimes, there's a fix. You can downsize the bedroom furniture. You can install shelving or buy bookcases to add storage. And for privacy, you can put up curtains or a fence.
And sometimes you just have to learn to live with it. Or vow that next time around, you won't make the same mistake. Here are six things every homebuyer should be on the lookout for when buying a home:
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