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You can receive your money in steady monthly amounts -- or there are other choices. Read more
Traditionally, lenders demanded 20 percent down. But today, there are more alternatives for potential homebuyers. Read more
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This final step toward homeownership is fraught with danger. If you can get through the closing process, the house is yours. Read more
On closing day, you'll officially seal the deal. It's also your opportunity to make any last-minute changes. Read more