First-Time Homebuyers

First Time Homebuyer Frequently Asked Questions

First-Time Homebuyer FAQs

Together, we've closed loans successfully many hundreds of times over. Here are just a few of the questions we frequently receive from firsttime homebuyers like you.

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Pre-Qualification Versus Pre-Approval

Pre-Qualification vs. Pre-Approval

Do you know the difference? As the experiences of Liz and Jane illustrate, the consequences of choosing one over another can be very real!

Know the Reasons to Get Pre-Approved
House-Hunting Tips

House Hunting Tips

We all know the old line about location. But buying a home takes research, research, research, too. Do you know what you're looking for in a home?

Learn to House-Hunt Like a Pro

Credit Clean-Up Tips

Understanding the makeup of your credit score is the first step toward managing and improving it. Our tips and tricks will help you keep your credit under control.

Learn How to Improve Your Credit
Additional Resources

Additional Resources

Sick of wading through the digital muck in search of useful info.? Search no more! We've compiled a list of homeownership articles for you to browse.

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