1.Decide location versus space before searching for a home.
One of the most difficult decisions to make when buying a house is choosing the perfect location or the adequate amount of space needed for the family. More often than not one of the criteria will not be met by one particular house. Since you will fall somewhere in between, it is likely that you will either pick the furthest comfortable distance or the smallest comfortable space. It just depends on whether space or distance is what you are looking for. The most important thing is to make a clear decision on it before the search for a home begins.
2.A down payment is never a bad investment.
A down payment is an upfront payment you make to purchase a home.Too many homeowners learn once they take on those monthly payments just how much of a strain they put on their budget. A larger down payment means you can start out with a smaller loan balance, which will not be as stressful on t…