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Many homebuyers face surprise repair costs soon after moving in

Pixelseffect | E+ | Getty Images Buying a home? Don’t forget to budget for repair costs. Most homeowners (77%) have dealt with an unexpected issue that required paying for a repair in their first year of owning their house, according to a survey from insurance firm Hippo. Two-thirds of them spent more than $1,000 to […]

Buying your first home? Here’s what you need to know

Paul Bradbury | OJO Images | Getty Images First-time home buyers have a steep learning curve, from understanding true affordability and how to qualify for a mortgage to managing their cash flow after their purchase. “When buying your first home, you need to consider that what a lender will let you borrow is not necessarily […]