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Buying a Home? Plan for These Hidden Costs

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Buying a Home? Plan for These Hidden Costs

You're excited because you just found the perfect home. The neighborhood is great, the house is charming and the price is right. But the asking price is just the beginning. Be prepared for additional - and often unexpected - home-buying costs that can catch buyers unaware and quickly leave you underwater on your new home. Expect the unexpected For almost every person who buys a home, the spending doesn't stop with the down payment. Homeowners insurance and closing costs, like appraisal and lender fees, are typically easy to plan for because they’re lumped into the home-buying process, but most costs...

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