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Erin Lowry

Let’s Move In Together (And You Can Help Me Pay My Mortgage)

There are risks that come with moving into a home your partner owns. Make sure you discuss them before packing up.

Time to move.

Time to move.

Photographer: Thomas Koehler/Photothek

First comes love and then comes ... a frank discussion about the realities of moving in together.

There’s one question that comes up a lot among couples and is bound to be even more commonplace in a hot housing market: What happens when you’re ready to live together, but one (or both) of you already own a home?