5 Helpful First-time Homebuyer Programs

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10 Things to Consider Before Buying Your First Home

10 Things to Consider Before Buying Your First Home

Your dream home is within reach. Now it's just a matter of finding and buying it. Here's a handy list of home-buying tips at HowStuffWorks.

Author's Note: 5 Helpful First-time Homebuyer Programs

When my husband and I were planning our wedding in 1986, we spent a few weeks looking for an apartment -- our first home together! But our excitement soon faded when we found nothing but mediocre places sporting high rents. My husband suggested switching gears and checking out FHA loans. I thought he was crazy. What young newlyweds can afford to buy a home? Turns out we could. Thank you, FHA!

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