Nothing can compare to the excitement of buying your first home. Owning a house is a classic aspect of the American dream that you do not think about until everything seems to be going right in your life.
Remember though, buying a home is no walk in the park. You might find several houses that you really like, but not quite the perfect one for you. If you do not really want a “fixer upper,” do not buy one. If you want something that has been well maintained and spacious just remember that it will cost more.
Most people end up compromising on the house they buy. It might not make sense to buy a brand new home if you cannot afford it or do not really need one. You might end up buying a home that was built a few decades ago if it is stable, well made, and within your price range.