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Buying a house, especially for a first-time homeowner, is exciting. However, it can also be confusing. Apart from the price tag of the home, there are additional costs that buyers are also expected to shoulder. Some of these costs even need to be paid before the buyer gets the keys. When saving for a down payment, home buyers should consider these costs and account for them in their budget to avoid any surprises at the closing. Appraisal   Most lenders require a professional appraisal. This document tells the lender about the condition of the property and its approxim....
The time has come for buying a house. For some, paying rent has become more of a hassle than a help, yet others wish to move to something bigger or smaller when their circumstances have changed. Regardless of why this decision has been arrived at, certain choices must be made, with one being whether to purchase a fixer-upper or a new house. This remains a controversial topic with many, so how does one know which is best when buying a house? Costs of a fixer-upper   Budget often plays a big role in this decision, with many believing a fixer upper is cheaper. However, t....