homeowners costs: Hidden Costs to Buying a House - 04/06/17 09:56 AM
Buying a home should be a simple undertaking.  However, purchasing a home can become complicated quickly, especially if buyers fail to consider or plan for the immediate and long-term costs associated with owning a home.
This is  especially true with first-time buyers. They can be so wrapped up in the actual purchase price of the home that they sometimes fail to account the hidden costs of homeownership.
 
Utilities     Utilities are paramount, and the costs asscoiated need to be evaluated during the homebuying process. Utilities are often include in your rent, but now they will be your responsibilty. Heating and coolling costs, water and … (1 comments)

homeowners costs: Buying Your First Home - 04/29/15 03:23 AM
Buying Your First Home 
 
Owning your own home is part of the "American Dream" and now you have decided that it is time for you to follow in that part of the dream yourself. But remember that buying a home is a big decision, and typically not one you make overnight. You need to take the time to prepare yourself.
 
Here are some basic steps you should follow when you have decided the time is right:
 
Ask yourself, am I ready? Owning a home is quite different than renting. Owning a home is more expensive than renting. There are added expenses such as … (0 comments)

homeowners costs: Hidden Costs of Home Ownership - 05/17/14 02:19 AM
 
The Hidden Costs of Owning a Home
 
For many owning a home has always been a part of the American dream. However, owning your own home can be more expensive than we thought.  For first-time buyers it wise to buy a house that you can afford, because you are not just going to be making the monthly mortgage payments but you will be paying for the little costs that eventually stack up into very big credit card bills.
 
Here are some of the few hidden costs to watch out for and budget for:
 
 Property Taxes When you purchase a home you become responsible for … (4 comments)

 
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