Buying a home is a big deal, especially if you’ve never done it before. For most people, it’s the most significant one-time transaction you’ll ever make. Because of this, you want to be sure to do it right. While most home sales proceed smoothly, some of them don’t, and the risks to the buyer can be substantial. As with all big decisions, you’re better safe than sorry. Here are some things you’ll want to watch out for.