Look out for these pitfalls before you take the leap into purchasing a home.
Everton Allen, now 28, graduated from college and was living with his parents while working as a graphic designer for the Miami Dolphins when he decided he wanted to start his own company and buy his own home.
“I’d saved for a down payment over several years,” he says. “But I was worried it wouldn’t be enough, and that not having a traditional salary would affect my ability to qualify.”
Such misgivings are common — prevalent, even. READ MORE