Real estate mogul, Shark Tank investor (and eCommission endorser) Barbara Corcoran tells CNBC’s Make It that people who are buying a home for the first time need guidance in order to prevent some common mistakes. “The faster you buy your first home, in my opinion, the better,” Barbara said, even though the process can be difficult, confusing and expensive. She goes on to drill down to the four most often-made mistakes: Not factoring in closing costs We all know how closing costs can grow as the closing goes on — …

Purchasing a house for the first time can be a special experience in a person’s life. But if you aren’t prepared, what could’ve been a great ride, can quickly turn into a home-buying nightmare. Here are nine pitfalls I recommend you keep in mind as you look to purchase your first dream home: Being overly enthusiastic. Manage your emotions. Don’t jump for joy at the sight of a new house in the presence of the seller (or the seller’s agent) and then expect him to budge on the asking price. …