Budgeting for First Time Home Buyers

You are a first-time home buyer and anxious about the financial commitment you are locking yourself into for many years. There are many questions you have to answer before you decide what type of home you are interested in purchasing. Fortunately, there are many online and trusted resources that offer useful information on how to create a home buying strategy.

As a first-time home buyer, you probably already know you’ll need a chunk of cash for a down payment. But lots of other costs can creep up when it’s time to jump into the real estate market, so it’s a good idea to save up for them and be ready for when the time comes to make an offer. Here’s how one first-time home buyer is navigating this exciting time.

Read Kelly’s first-time home buying journey and take note of her simple but effective strategy to manage her household finances: