I had no idea how much to save for a down payment on a house when we bought our first home. We had just finished paying off my debt, had a child on the way, and thought we had to buy a house right away. We didn’t take time to consider ways to save for a down payment on a house and ended up putting nothing down.

What a mistake! If you’re house shopping this year, this article will show you how to save for a mortgage down payment to keep your mortgage costs down.

Click to learn what you can do to save for a down payment.