Getting Started


Finding a Home



Financing a Home



Closing on a Home


How do I find the right house?

What makes a home the perfect home? Do you want a yard or a condo in a high-rise? Nearby nightlife or a great school district? Finding the right house and the right neighborhood takes a lot of time. But it can also be a lot of fun. Use this guide to help you weigh your options and uncover important considerations.

 

See how easy it is to find and finance your new home

 
 

Finding the perfect home just got easier. With the Chase My New Home℠ app, you can search and compare homes, rate homes based on what's most important to you, and save and share your favorites. You can even calculate your monthly estimated payments and connect with a Chase Mortgage Banker for help along the way.

 

Type of homes

Different kinds of homes offer different benefits. Here’s a quick overview of your style options.

 

Neighborhood considerations

To be happy in your new home, you also have to be happy in your new neighborhood. Here are some factors to take into consideration.

 

As you begin to visit houses, you’ll start to get a feel for what styles you like, and what features are most important. Do you want a garage? A large yard? More square footage? A certain number of bedrooms and bathrooms? Be sure to bring a camera to help you remember the properties you’ve visited. You may also download our comprehensive Homebuyer’s checklist (PDF) to get a feel for all the unique features to look for and document details you like.