What the True Costs of Homeownership Are

What the True Costs of Homeownership Are

For most of us, buying a home is the single biggest spend we’ll ever make. Buying a house costs a lot of money but do you know how much the house you’re buying really costs? In this episode, Danetha Doe shares some of the costs that come with homeownership that you’re probably not aware of until you’ve signed on the dotted line. Danetha is a writer and financial wellness educator for Clever. Clever’s expert advice, reviews of service providers, and data-driven research help more than 12 million readers make smarter real estate decisions each year. Danetha is also the creator of Money & Mimosas, a wealth education company for folks that move to the beat of their own drum.

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What the True Costs of Homeownership Are Episode Details

  • Common hidden costs of homeownership
  • Predicting the cost of utilities; how to prepare and research
  • Planning your budget for those additional costs
  • Tips for reducing costs and taking care of your investment
  • Trends in buyer’s remorse and homeownership
  • Importance of knowing your goals and priorities
  • Tools available to homebuyers
  • Advice for those currently overwhelmed by their homeownership
  • Dangers of making rash decisions
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What the True Costs of Homeownership Are Resources

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