Home Buyer Resources
- Checklist: Are You Ready to Buy a Home?
This checklist will give you a number of things to consider when deciding whether you’re ready to buy a home, including factors related to your work history, credit history, savings, house budget, and more.
- Home Buying Agent vs. Real Estate Attorney
Since purchasing a home is such a large transaction, many people choose to hire a real estate agent or a real estate attorney to assist in the sale. Learn about the key differences between real estate agents and attorneys.
- Homebuyer's Financial Worksheet
This worksheet will help you answer two important questions: how much should you save and how much should you spend when planning to buy a home? Print the sheet out and fill it in to calculate your savings goals.
- Resources: Home Buying Resources
A collection of resources for people who are considering buying a home. In this section, you’ll find a buying vs. renting calculator, an article on how to buy a home with a low down payment, information on reverse mortgages, and more.
- Home Buying-Selling Dictionary
This glossary will provide you with an understanding of a number of common words and terms used in real estate transactions, including the abstract of title, acceleration clause, amortization, building line, and more.
- Other Homeowner Publications
A number of links to homeowner publications. In this section, you’ll find resources related to household wells, national flood insurance, how to avoid foreclosure, the Fair Housing Act, moving, and more.