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Kevin and Shanice Inniss got a tiny home on wheels through Project Tiny Home.

A family who lived in a van for a year now owns a 400-square-foot tiny home

Kevin and Shanice Inniss were able to build their tiny house on wheels with the help of a down payment assistance grant provided by Project Tiny Home.

A family who lived in a van for a year now owns a 400-square-foot tiny home

Kevin and Shanice Inniss were able to build their tiny house on wheels with the help of a down payment assistance grant provided by Project Tiny Home.
Kelly Burch at her rural New Hampshire home.

Even without the cash for a down payment, I was able to buy a new house — and keep my old house as a rental

When her family of four outgrew their 900-square-foot house, they knew it was time for an upgrade. Only problem: How to buy a new house?
The dream of homeownership is becoming increasingly unrealistic for homebuyers in metropolitan areas.

Here’s how many years it takes to save for a 20% down payment on a home in 12 major US cities

It takes median-income earners an average of 14 years to save for a 20% down payment on a median-priced home in the US.
If you're dreaming of owning a house, you'll want to be strategic with your savings — and you might want to consider a savings account.

The best place to save money for a down payment keeps your cash safe but growing — up to 200 times as much as a regular savings account

In a high-yield savings account, you aren't exposing your cash to risk when you don't have the timeline to wait it out, but it's still growing.

How much you need for a down payment on a home in America’s 20 biggest cities

How much you need to save for a down payment depends on the price of the house. Here's how much that is right now in 20 different cities.
The best place to save a down payment is somewhere you can access it when you need it.

The best place to save money for a down payment on a house, according to a financial planner

The best place to save a down payment for a home isn't always where it grows the fastest — it's where the money will be available when you need it.

20 of the best places in the US to save up and buy your first home

Saving for a down payment to buy a home isn't easy these days, but it can a little easier depending on where you live. RealEstate.com recently looked at the best places where first-time home buyers can save for a 20% down payment the fastest. See which cities are best for first-time homebuyers.
It's hard to take out a mortgage in San Jose if you make less than $200,000.

There are 5 places in the US where you need to make over $110,000 to afford a home

Home prices across the US still on the rise, especially out West where the median home cost is up to $373,700.

The salary you need to earn to buy a home right now in 23 of the most expensive housing markets in America

Home prices are surging but housing supply has reached record lows, according to the National Association of Realtors.