Buying a home | Homebuying 101
Start your homebuying journey with confidence
How to prequalify for a mortgage
Prequalifying can save every homebuyer a lot of time and show a seller you're in a financial position to purchase a home.
Ways to get assistance with your down payment
If you dream of owning a house but can’t afford the down payment needed to get a home loan, you’ll be happy to know there are state and local assistance programs to help make homeownership a reality for you. A large number of grants and loans are available to help cover down payments and closing costs for first-time homebuyers across the country. Learn more about them as you take your first steps in the exciting journey to homeownership.
10 tips for first-time homebuyers
Buying a home for the first time is a new experiences. Read our top 10 first-time home-buyer tips to help guide you through the process.
Why winter homebuying is hot
Being a winter homebuyer can offer several benefits, including less competition, deals on homes and faster closing times.
How to find a Home Lending Advisor
The first step toward buying a home is to get set up with a Home Lending Advisor. Here's how to find the right HLA for your needs.
Should you buy your second home first?
If buying a home in your area is too pricey, you could consider buying an investment property or second home in a vacation destination.
Why buying a house can help you gain financial freedom
While taking on a mortgage can add financial pressure, many home owners find buying a house that grows in value can bring financial and personal freedom.
Ready to go from renter to homeowner?
Renting and buying a home both have their advantages—learn which ones matter most to you.
Is buying a home a good investment?
Understand if buying a home is a good investment. Explore key factors to help you decide if homeownership is right for you.