As a new homeowner, avoid these easy-to-prevent mistakes that could cost you big time. We know so well the thrill of owning your own house — but don’t let the excitement cause you to overlook the basics.
Americans' wallets are in much better shape since the Great Recession. And with higher pay and steadier job security, tax breaks for homeowners can make the prospect of buying a home attractive. "Tax-wise, this is a good time to buy," said Yvette Best of