5 Things to Look for When Buying Your First House

buying your first houseIf you’re looking to transition from renting to homeownership in the near future you may be the perfect candidate for a starter home. By their very nature, starter homes are not designed to be your forever home. But, if you’re new to the real estate market, you may not know what to look for when buying your first house. Thankfully, a new article from Trulia, the online real estate authority, offers insight into the five standout characteristics your starter home should have. One of the most important cost-saving features they recommend you search for is low maintenance. Buying a house with a huge yard may seem smart at first blush, but the added expense of maintaining a yard that requires extensive mowing or landscaping can be a serious budget buster for the new homeowner.

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