How To Plan And Save For Buying A House

Get your ducks in a row.
Make sure you can take on a home without going broke.
Here are six hurdles for first-time homebuyers that can be overcome.
Getting things in writing may save heartache down the road.
What’s tricky about bad advice is that often it sounds good.
Here are the five most important things to consider.
Just because "people say" something doesn't make it so.
To play the home-buying game, you need to speak the language.
The affordability noose is tightening in certain markets.
Hint: It's not the sales price or your credit score.
Here's what they don't show you on TV.
Your mortgage payment is only the beginning.
The biggie: You can deduct the amount of interest paid on your mortgage.