There is more to finding a new home than just seeing a few photos and making an offer. Before you decide to make a purchase you should know you have made the right choice. How can you be sure you have found the right home for you? Open houses are a great way to see what is available in the real estate market. Taking the time to walk through the rooms and hallways helps to create a decision based on memory rather than on a photo. Even if it is an open house for a home you are not interested in, it may surprise you and help you figure out what is a priority in your new house and what can be compromised on. Forbes has an online article that gives 5 tips on how you can make the right decision for purchasing a real estate listing. Click here to see the article.