You’ve Saved Up A Down Payment, You’re Pre-Approved For A #Mortgage, You’ve Found A Place You Love. Now, HEADS UP! There’ll Be All Sorts Of Extra Fees and Charges Coming At You. With This Handy Chart You’ll Be Prepared For The Hidden Costs That Come With Buying A #Home. -Review Journal #HomeBuyingTips
The 0% Down Payment Mortgage Option - Not a lot of people know that the USDA has a home loan program, but it can mean buying a home with zero down payment, which was such a blessing for us!- An Exercise In Frugality
I never understood why you shouldn't buy a house unless your planning on staying 5-10 years and have a 20% down payment. But now I do! Without a 20% down payment you will pay over 100k more in the long run (interest/fees, etc.) but most houses won't accumulate 100k in value until at least 5-10 years.
How to Save for a Down Payment While Still Renting - If you live in an apartment, condo, or rental home, you know that saving for a down payment can be difficult when constantly paying rent every month. However, there are lots of ways that you can save. The first thing you need to do is change your mindset. You can save for a down payment!