Chances are you can totally buy a house for the same amount (or less!) you give your landlord every month. Here are some of your options:
Not having thousands of dollars saved doesn't necessarily mean you can't buy a home.
If you can swing first, last and security deposit for a new lease, chances are your lender and agent can find a way for you to buy a home. From low-down payment loans, to grant programs, to financing your closing costs, there are a number of ways to buy without coughing up a lot of cash.
The Building Equity program aims to increase the rate of homeownership in Philadelphia by helping to provide equitable access for all, regardless of income or neighborhood. We provide eligible buyers up to $1,595 in reduced fees and commission rebate at closing.