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If You Own A Home, What Are The Red Flags You Wish You Saw Sooner?

Note to self: Never ignore the red flags.

Buying a home is one of those most expensive investments a person can make, so you always hope there's no unexpected surprises waiting for you once it's all yours.

Someone handing another person a pair of house keys

But what if you end up stumbling across some serious red flags after move-in day? If that was you, I want to hear your story!

John C. Reilly and Will Ferrell sitting in an empty house with moving boxes

Maybe you noticed a musty smell that actually turned out to be mold?

Mold on a bathroom wall

Perhaps there was an awful termite problem that you didn't see coming even though the damage was in the walls?

Termite damage to a house

Or, maybe you finally realized why all the neighbors had moved out down the street while you were the only one moving in?

Moving boxes in a house

Share the red flags you wish you caught before buying your home in the comments or submit anonymously using this form. Your response might be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post!