8 startling facts that blindside homebuyers

Buying a home is an exciting venture, but it also comes with risk and expense. Often times, new homeowners underestimate the extra cost of maintenance and repairs, along with the labor required to keep a home in prime condition.

Click through to see some common expectations first-time homebuyers have, and why you might never want to own a home yourself.

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