1) Being turned off by problems with the home that are easily fixed.
According to a survey by Coldwell Banker in 2012, almost 9 in 10 first-time buyers are looking for move-in ready homes. They don’t want to have to fix the kitchen or redo the bathroom before settling in. They also want to live near shops, their work, and “highly-rated” schools. They want (or, are really hoping for) that place that jumps out to them with all the stars perfectly aligned. These homes are the unicorn!