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Strategies for Coming Up with a Down Payment

March 31, 2014

Securing a down payment can be the most daunting aspect of home ownership. Whether you’re aiming for the minimum or hope to put down 20%, saving and gathering the initial funding can be challenging for anyone. At First Option we want to help everyone become homeowners, and so we’ve compiled a few strategies for coming ...

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