Hidden Costs of Buying a Home

The true cost of buying a home involves more than just the home’s list price. There are a variety of hidden costs of buying a home that home buyers need to budget for. Here are five hidden costs of home buying that every home buyer should know about.    1. Property Taxes   Property tax… Continue reading Hidden Costs of Buying a Home

What Does Standard Homeowners Insurance Cover?

As a first-time homebuyer, the list of additional fees and transactional expenses at the closing table can be surprising. Homeowners insurance is perhaps the most important (and expensive) additional payment you’ll encounter at closing.    NerdWallet reports that home insurance costs an average of $1,631 per year. This may seem like a hefty sum, but… Continue reading What Does Standard Homeowners Insurance Cover?