First Time Homebuyer's Guide

First-Time Homebuyers

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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Benefits of Homeownership

Buying your first home is about more than establishing equity. Do you know all the benefits of purchasing a home of your own?

Discover the Benefits of Homeownership

Pre-Qualification vs. Pre-Approval

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

Know the Reasons to Get Pre-Approved

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

Meet the Home Loan Team

At VanDyk Mortgage, we have some of the best players in the industry and will work hard to help you achieve the goal of obtaining a home loan.

Get to Know Your Home Loan Team

Mortgage Toolbox

From process flow & interactive tutorials to an easy-to-use mortgage calculator, our toolbox contains all the info. you need to equip yourself for the home loan process.

Explore the Mortgage Toolbox

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.

Access Additional Resources

Apply Now!

Ready to begin the homebuying process? Fill out your online application now and let's get started! We'll be with you every step of the way.

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