Homebuyers almost always make mistakes. Perhaps they pay too much, choose the wrong type of mortgage or neglect to budget for needed home improvements.

Working with a trustworthy, experienced lender can help prevent such mistakes. But consumers also need to take responsibility for their budgets and choices.

"Before buying a home, consumers need to develop a short- and long-term perspective on their purchase," says Michael Harrison, area sales manager for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage.

Here are four financial mistakes of homebuyers. READ MORE

Via MSN/Bankrate

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