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Buying Your First Home: Everything You Need to Know

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First-Time Homebuyers

Worried about paying too much for a mortgage or knowing enough about the buying process?  You aren’t alone.  Learn how to buy with confidence.


Fast, Free, Easy Online Courses:

  • Everything you need to know about buying a home in one easy-to-access location. No logins or registrations needed.
  • Find the home mortgage amount your budget can afford.
  • Discover the 4 common myths about renting vs. buying a home.
  • Learn how to shop for the best mortgage rate.
  • Get free calculators and tools for interest rates, savings and more.
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Homeownership Online Courses

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Considering Homeownership

Understand what you need to consider before buying a home.
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Buying a Home

Learn the process, resources and strategies to help you stick to a budget.
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Finding a Mortgage

Learn how to work with a lender and find a mortgage that fits your needs and budget.
 

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