Before You Buy A Home

Here are some things you may want to consider before you buy a new home.

Benefits and Risks of Homeownership

Becoming a homeowner can be an exciting, rewarding prospect, but it is not without its risks.

Think About Getting Help

Don’t go it alone! Learn about all the ways a housing counselor can help you on your journey to homeownership.

Housing Types

Condo vs. co-op? Single-family vs. multifamily? Learn the differences and which may be best for you.

Budgeting and Savings

Do you know all the costs involved in buying a home? Find out now and prevent future surprises.

Key Decisions in Buying a Home

There are a lot of decisions to make when buying a home. We’ll walk you through the most important ones.


Mortgages, down payments, paperwork, oh my! Learn what it all means and the key factors to consider below.

Who's Who

You're going to encounter many kinds of people as you hunt for your new home.

Downpayment Assistance

Find out what downpayment assistance is and what options may be available to you.

Home Inspection

Learn what a home inspection is and how to get the most out of it.

Homeowner's Insurance

Your home is important. Make sure you take into account the costs of protecting it from future damage.

Now what?

You bought a home — congratulations! The fun has just started.

5 Tips for Homeownership Success

Here are some easy tips to follow as you move forward in your homeownership journey.

Planning for Repairs

Keep your home in ship-shape with this guide on planning for repairs.

Tenant Management

Going from renter to owner to landlord is a lot! Get the 101 on how to manage your new role.

Homebuying Calculator

Need help figuring out all the costs associated with homeownership? Use our handy calculator and we'll do all the work for you!