One of the most common first-time homebuyer questions is how much can I afford to buy? Home affordability weighs on many factors that your lender will analyze to give you an appropriate, pre-approved purchase point.
So you just bought a house; congratulations! Making your home yours is where the real fun begins, but it’s also a good idea to adjust to the costs of homeownership before making large scale home improvements and renovations. Here are some cost-effective but aesthetically-pleasing home improvements you can mostly do yourself and complete on a budget.