Budgeting To Purchase A Home

Dated: 08/31/2018

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Homeownership is one of the best investments, so don’t forget to budget accordingly. 

So your ready to purchase a home, have you considered the extras? Insurance, taxes, maintenance & utilities are a few that can also fluctuate. 

On going maintenance costs, association fees are some of the most common surprises, especially for first time buyers. Often buyers tend to focus only on the monthly payment. Then after moving realize other cost. The list price is just the starting point of understanding the cost of being a homeowner. It’s important to understand all the expenses so you can determine what you can afford. 

Many people are challenged by the cost of homeownership with the rising interest rates and increase in home prices. Your best defense is knowledge. A great resource is your Realtor. They can assist you in what to expect in your local market. 

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Kathy Price

Born and raised in Alabama, Kathy's family chose this area of Florida to vacation more often than not. So, at an early age, she developed a love for this spot of "Heaven on earth". When her boys grew ....

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