In this part . . .
Is home buying for you? Is now the right time? How much can you afford to spend on a home? These questions aren’t meant to throw you into a panic. If you don’t know how to answer them (and perhaps even if you think that you do), this part is for you! Many people assume that they need to buy a home (or that they don’t) without taking a good look at their overall personal financial situation. Don’t make that mistake! Read this part to see how a home purchase should fit into your financial puzzle and to understand how and why home prices do what they do.