A financial education series dedicated to closing the racial wealth gap by encouraging healthy conversations about financial wellness. Articles in this series appear as part of a strategic partnership between JPMorgan Chase and The ߲ݴý Informer.

Top 5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Home

A lack of access to credit, a lack of understanding about the homebuying process, and coming up with the upfront cash needed for a down payment and closing costs are among the barriers many African Americans face on their journey to homeownership. That’s why it’s important to consider your options and seek out resources to help navigate the homebuying process.