First-time home buyers advice and tools
What you need to know about buying your first home
Feeling good about buying your first home is all about confidence. Get the knowledge and confidence you need by exploring how to do your research, choose the right mortgage, find your dream home, and close the deal.
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Do your research
Buying your first home is one of the biggest purchases you’ll ever make. How much can you afford? What can you expect from your first mortgage? Here’s what you need to know.
How much mortgage can you afford?
Understanding every step of getting a mortgage
Should you work with a mortgage broker, a bank or a credit union?
5 things you need to know about getting a mortgage if you're self-employed
Understand your options and choose a mortgage
There are so many options when it comes to your mortgage. Which one works best for you? How do mortgages even work? Here’s what you need to know.
Programs to help First-Time Home Buyers
Get pre-approved for a mortgage before you start looking
How do you qualify for a mortgage?
What’s the mortgage stress test?
Everything you need to know about down payments
What are interest rates and how do they work?
Close on a home and finalize your mortgage
You found a home! What happens now? Here’s what you need to know.
Additional costs of buying a home
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