Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

Strategies for saving a down payment, applying for a mortgage, shopping for a house and more.

  1. Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

    1. Start saving early Here are the main costs to consider when saving for a home: Your down payment requirement will depend on the type of mortgage you choose and the lender. Some conventional loans aimed at first-time home buyers with excellent credit allow as little as 3% down. But even a small down payment…