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First comes love, then comes the mortgage, then comes the wedding? Although it may seem unconventional for a couple to purchase a home together before making the trek down the aisle, according to a 2013 study by Coldwell Banker, approximately 25% of couples between the ages of 18 and 34, and 14% of those aged 45 and older purchased a house together before they were married.
Here’s how to be unconventional, but also protect yourselves:
Address the Legalities
When going into any type of transaction with a partner, it’s imperative you have open and honest conversations about roles and responsibilities.