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What are all the costs of buying a home?

Buying a home costs more than the price on the for-sale listing. You'll pay interest and fees to borrow the money to buy the home. There’s also real estate costs, like transfer and property taxes. 

Watch this short video to learn more.

Your down payment decision

Learn what to consider when choosing how much to put down.

Kathi’s story: How the CFPB’s Buying a House tools helped me

Hear one homebuyer’s story about how the Buying a House tools helped her.

Beware of mortgage closing scams

Learn four steps to help protect yourself against mortgage scams.