There are many costs to be accounted for when estimating your annual housing expenses. A property owner is responsible for handling paperwork, finding a tenant and making repairs, as well as covering all the costs that come with owning and maintaining the property, including any mortgages, taxes and utilities. Plan ahead and be prepared for housing costs.
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