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Becoming a homeowner can be the achievement of a lifetime. That’s why it’s important to plan for it carefully and save up for a down payment. Read our advice on making the right investment decisions. 


The down payment: where to start? 

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Article: Budgeting for first-time home buyers 

Buying your first home is much more than just finding the down payment. Each step of the purchase process requires a particular budget.

See the 5 steps

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Open an FHSA for your down payment or any other costs related to buying your first property and you could win $8,000.

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