How I saved $16000 in a year for a house down payment
Before you can dive into the joys (and associated costs!) of homeownership, you need to pony up tens of thousands of dollars for a down payment. Here’s exactly how I managed to come up with all that cash over the past year.
"I have to pay what?!" 11 unexpected costs when buying your first home
To get the inside track on exactly how much you can expect to spend in your first year, I spoke with two experts who have helped about a zillion* people deal with the unexpected costs of buying a home.