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How To Buy A House

NPR

It's likely to be the biggest purchase of your life, and there are so many ways it all can go sideways. Our experts will help you find a home you'll love.

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United States

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NPR

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It's likely to be the biggest purchase of your life, and there are so many ways it all can go sideways. Our experts will help you find a home you'll love.

Language:

English


Episodes

Special Announcement From Life Kit

11/25/2019
Life Kit is excited to bring you more episodes but we're making some changes to how we organize things. Starting in the new year, this three-part guide will disappear, but all of the episodes will still be available — they are just moving to our main Life Kit feed. Search your podcast app for Life Kit from NPR and subscribe so you never miss an episode.

Duration:00:01:39

Special Announcement From Life Kit

4/29/2019
Based on your feedback, we've created new ways to listen to Life Kit. If you never want to miss an episode, subscribe to Life Kit: All Guides. We also divided our guides by subject — health, money and parenting - and more to come in the future — so you can subscribe to only the topics you want to learn about.

Duration:00:01:25

8 Tips That Will Help You Save Money On A Mortgage

4/15/2019
It's hard to imagine a more boring (and dreaded) word than "mortgage." But if you know where to look, you might find a mortgage that will save you thousands of dollars a year or discover that you qualify for a loan when you didn't think you could.

Duration:00:26:37

Keys To Successful House Hunting

4/15/2019
The journey to buying a house can lead you down some perilous roads, past pushy real estate agents, self-interested bankers and not-so-meticulous home inspectors. Here's a step-by-step approach to help you avoid those pitfalls.

Duration:00:26:56

Should I Rent or Buy A House?

4/15/2019
Homeownership is something that most Americans say they aspire to one day. But how do you know if you're ready? In this episode, we look at the pros and cons of renting versus owning.

Duration:00:24:53

Introduction: How To Buy A House

4/12/2019
Buying a home is a huge undertaking. This Life Kit guide is here to help you figure out if you're ready to make that leap, and if you are, how to find the place of your dreams without breaking the bank.

Duration:00:02:41