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This guide presents information, all in one place, to help you understand the entire home-buying process. Check the categories to the right for the topics you are interested in. Feel free to make comments, and ask questions. Check back often to see what’s new!
There are several things you can do to get ready — and become confident — before you make that big investment:
- Learn how credit scores are calculated, check your credit score, and clean up any errors you find
- Get pre-qualified for a mortgage if you will be asking for one from a lender
- Learn more about the area you want to live in, such as school ratings, recreation, health care, shopping, transportation, and cost-of-living
- Find the realtor you want to work with, or use the internet to locate properties
- Learn how to negotiate commissions with your realtor (if you’re selling)