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getting ready to buy a house

Homebuying is 90% preparation and 10% perspiration. Before you start the house hunt, learn about credit, saving for a down payment, prequalifying and more. 

affording a home

You might be mentally and emotionally ready to be a homeowner - but is your wallet ready? We'll break down what you need to consider.


credit

Your quest for a home loan always starts with credit. Do you know what it is, how to get it, and how yours stacks up?

saving and budgeting

To get from where you are to where you want to be, a budget will be your best friend - and it's not as scary as it seems.

prequalifying for your mortgage

Prequalifying can help you understand what you can afford and narrow your house hunt.


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