Buying a home together is a major step for any couple. And while it’s an exciting step, it can also be a stressful one—particularly if there are things you and your partner just don’t agree on.
But what, exactly, might you disagree on as you search for your dream home?
A recent survey from LendingHome asked American couples about what they disagreed on while looking for a home—and a few key disagreements emerged, including:
- The price of the home (53 percent)
- The home’s location (29 percent)
- Purchasing a new home vs. purchasing a fixer-upper (29 percent)
- The size and/or style of the home (18 percent)
So, what does this mean for you? If you’re thinking about buying a home with your partner, it’s important to understand some of the common disagreements couples have while searching for a home. That way, you both can get on the same page from the get-go—and make the process of finding a home as harmonious and stress-free as possible.