Owning a pet can be a very rewarding experience, and it has been found that children who grow up with a cat or a dog have less chance of developing allergies, not to mention you can teach your children about the responsibility of caring for it.
Owning a home has always been a part of the American dream. It’s something that we fantasize about when we’re young, something we scrimp and save for, and quite frankly, something we end up paying for, for the rest of our lives. Aside from the home mortgage, it seems owning a home is more expensive than we thought.
Leaky pipes and infestations are sudden home expenses to watch out for, and maintaining and repairing can prove to be not only a daunting task, but also a very expensive one. There are also other expenses that suddenly pop up, things that we don’t even think.
In order to prepare yourself for the potential expenses in home ownership, below are some of the hidden costs of having a home.