Article to work out all your expenses and planning of a move:
What your are willing to spend (range of the listing prices you are willing to view)
eg. If you maximum amount to spend is $700000.00 - consider looking at houses in the 680000.00 - 750000.00 range as you may be able to offer less than the asking price and the seller may drop the price.
** Decide what your ultimate maximum amount is .. the amount you are not willing under any circumstances to go over... 710000.