7 Steps to Take Before You Buy a Home
By: G. M. Filisko
By doing your homework before you buy, you’ll feel more content about your new home.
1. Decide how much home you can afford
Generally, you can afford a home priced 2 to 3 times your gross income. Remember to consider costs every homeowner must cover: property taxes, insurance, maintenance, utilities, and community association fees, if applicable, as well as costs specific to your family, such as day care if yo... read more