Let's be honest: Buying a home right now — whether it be a house, townhouse, or condo — sucks. In cities nationwide, there are far more buyers than there are houses for sale, which often leads to bidding wars that price homes far above their actual value.
So when young friends, family, schoolmates, or just randoms on our timelines announce they've bought a home, many of us are left wondering...how? How are they affording it?
Recently, Twitter user Josh Kruger, a Philadelphia-based writer and commentator, went viral after asking millennial homeowners to share how they were able to afford the down payment and closing costs for their homes.
Here are a few of the most refreshingly honest replies:
If you're a first-time homebuyer or interested in the process, click here to find local homebuying programs in your state.
Now, after reading through, I'm curious — what questions do you have about homeownership? Let us know in the comments, and we may answer your question in an upcoming post.
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