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Published: Aug 02, 2023 4 min read
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Homeownership is notoriously expensive, especially at first: New data shows that it can take anywhere from four to almost 25 years of savings just to cover the first year of home expenses.

Luckily, there are 16 markets in the 100 largest U.S. cities where you can expect to pay less than $80,000. And while home prices refuse to budge in favor of buyers, knowing which cities offer the most affordable post-closing expenses could be the deciding factor for those looking for a new place to call home.

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