So, you’ve found a home you love, at a good price and you’ve even managed to cobble together a down payment.
That’s it, right? Just look after the monthly mortgage payments and enjoy life as a Santa Cruz home owner.
Although the monthly mortgage payment will likely be your largest monthly expenditure, it won’t be the only one. Each step of home buying and home ownership comes with a number of hidden costs that may come as a surprise to the uninitiated.
Have no fear. In the spirit of preparing you, take a look at our run through of the hidden costs of home ownership. Arm yourself with the right information and you won’t surprised when extra costs crop up.
Before You Close
Don’t be surprised when costs arise even before…