• Business Insider asked real-estate agents around the US about what it's really like working in their industry.
  • We asked agents about the biggest mistakes people make when trying to buy a home.
  • Some common mistakes buyers make include making lowball offers, and getting distracted by the "flashy" details and ignoring the actual quality of a home, according to agents.
  • One agent said too many people hold out too long for the "perfect" home and then regret not buying one they liked early on.
  • Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories .

Business Insider asked real-estate agents around the US about what it's really like working in the industry, what they wish they could tell their clients , and the biggest mistakes they see people making when trying to buy a home.

Some of the common mistakes buyers make are making lowball offers, holding out too long for the "perfect" home, and getting distracted by the "flashy" details and ignoring the actual quality of a home.

One agent said too many people hold out too long for the "perfect" home and then regret not buying one they liked early on.

Here are the 13 biggest mistakes people make when buying a home, according to real-estate agents.

See the rest of the story at Business Insider

See Also:

SEE ALSO: 10 things real-estate agents wish they could tell you but won't

SEE ALSO: 13 luxury real-estate agents reveal what it's really like working with millionaire and billionaire clients