Buying Your First Home? Plan for These Hidden Costs

Get those rainy day funds in order — you’re going to need them. You’re excited because you just found the perfect home. The neighborhood is great, the house is charming and the price is right. But if you’re a first-time home buyer, you might find out that the price is pretty far from perfect. If you’re shopping for your first home, prepare for additional — and often unexpected — home-buying costs. They catch many home buyers unaware and can quickly leave you underwater on your new home. Expect the unexpected For almost every person who buys a home, the spending doesn’t stop …