How to Budget for a House

Purchasing a home is no small feat. It’s the largest purchase most people will ever make and if you’re in the market for one, you may want to tighten the purse strings in preparation. In addition to the costs that are associated with a home purchase, you should also be prepared for the additional expense that comes along with being a homeowner. Things like regular home maintenance, such as roof repairs, replacing the water heater, fixing the dishwasher, can all add up, which means your current budget may need some adjusting.