Buying a home is a complex process, and it gets even trickier when you’re going solo. Meet women who have purchased homes on their own, and see their advice for other single female homebuyers.
“Just because you are pre-approved to buy a house at the top end of your range, doesn't mean you should,” advises TJ Freeborn of Discover Home Loans, pictured here with her son Jack in front of the Elmhurst, Ill., home she bought. “Single women have only one income to rely on for household expenses. It's smart to make sure that your monthly mortgage payment is an amount that you are comfortable with."
By Lisa Johnson Mandell
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