Q:What should first-time homeowners know as they settle into their homes?
Congratulations, you bought a home! You overcame a myriad of homebuying obstacles to achieve the American dream. You also fixed your monthly housing payments and will hopefully be building equity for years to come.
Now that you’re a homeowner, what comes next?
You might be itching to take down a non-load-bearing wall and start redecorating. However, there are a few more practical (i.e., way less fun) things to add to your to-do list first.
Below are six steps new homeowners should take before they break out the sledgehammer.