Home Buying and Ownership

How Much Should You Save Before Buying a House?

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Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases most of us will ever make. Saving enough money to buy a house can feel like an overwhelming goal. However, if you put a savings plan in place, you can take steps towards putting money away for a down payment on a new home. Determining how much you’ll need for a down payment is the first step. Here’s how you can figure out what your home savings goal should be.

Should You Buy a House During the Holidays?

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If you’re currently in the market for a new home, you may be wondering if you should wait until after the holidays to buy. While spring and summer tend to see the bulk of home sales, it doesn’t mean they’re the best times to buy a house. Take a minute to explore the pros and cons of buying a house around the holidays.