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First-time buyers need to budget for these 21 costs

Lovemoney Logo By Abby Driver of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 22: Buying your first home? Congratulations – there’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of owning your own place! But amidst all the paint and Pinterest-related excitement, remember to pay attention to your wallet, too. Purchasing a property involves a myriad of fees, both little and large, so it's important to budget accordingly to avoid any nasty surprises down the line. Here, we break down the essential costs you need to budget for when getting your foot on the property ladder. Click or scroll for more...

Hidden homeowner fees to watch out for

Buying your first home? Congratulations – there’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of owning your own place! But amidst all the paint and Pinterest-related excitement, remember to pay attention to your wallet, too. Purchasing a property involves a myriad of fees, both little and large, so it's important to budget accordingly to avoid any nasty surprises down the line. Here, we break down the essential costs you need to budget for when getting your foot on the property ladder. Click or scroll for more...

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