It can be difficult to find a house within your price range that you actually want to live in. Houses can be very expensive and sometimes priced outrageously. Sometimes we are looking for the type of house far above our price range, or wasting our time looking at houses we wonâ€™t ever buy. What can you do to find an affordable house? You need to begin by looking at homes in the area that you want to live in. Thereâ€™s no point in looking at homes in a different area because you will just be wasting your time. You may find a house you like outside of your desired area, but that will just cause complications in your decisions on the houses you need to be looking at. Only look at houses within your price range. Once again, if you look at houses above your price range, you are just wasting your time. Often times, we may see something we like and go for it, but then we wonâ€™t have the money to pay for it later. Be safe with your money and only buy something that you will be able to afford so that you arenâ€™t kicked out of the house shortly after you move in. Talk to your realtor about what you want in a house. Talk to them about how much room you will need based on the amount of people in your family and the type of property you want to have. Make sure you tell them about the prices you are looking at. Your realtor should be able to find you several houses in the area you are looking that can accommodate all these things.