Home Buying Map
Buying your first home is a big step in your life, and we are here to walk you through the process step-by-step. Follow this home-buying guide and be confident you are making the right choice along the way.
Buying Your First Home
How to Get Approved for a Mortgage
How to Find a Mortgage Lender
What Are Some of the Fees Associated with Purchasing a Home?
Getting a Real Estate Agent
The Search for Your New Home
Making an Offer
Analyzing Comparable Homes Before Making an Offer
How to Make an Offer on a House
Tips for Negotiating the Price and Responding To a Counteroffer
How To Win a Bidding War on a House
What’s the Difference Between a Real Estate Contract Versus a Purchase Agreement?
Getting a Home Inspection and Appraisal
The Closing Process
Closing on a House: What to Expect and Closing Day Tips
What Is Homeowner’s Insurance and Title Insurance?
What Does a Real Estate Lawyer Do?
The Down Payment Versus Closing Costs: What’s the Difference?