How to Buy a House

The Ultimate Guide for First Time Home Buyers

Buying a home is one of the biggest investments of your life. There’s the financial aspect, of course, but also the huge amount of emotional energy that’s expended when you realize that — in the typical American Dream fashion — you’ve finally arrived. You have made the decision to become a homeowner.

Over the course of the next few weeks or months, you will face reams of paperwork, innumerable decisions, and countless phone calls. What you do and do not know about the home buying process will have a major impact on not only your sanity but also your pocketbook. The more informed you are, the more prepared you’ll be to tackle any obstacles that arise. So, let’s get started.