BUYING A HOME
Buying a home is exciting, but it can also be overwhelming. It doesn't have to be. Your HUD-approved housing counseling agency can be available every step of the way, with information and answers regarding every step in the purchase of your first home. Consulting with your housing counselor, you'll have the knowledge - and confidence - to help you make the right moves on your way to that big move.
Sharpen Your Financial Focus, Roll and Moulton (2016)
2 Urban Institute
The Road to Responsible, Sustainable Homeownership
You don't have to go it alone. Your HUD-approved housing counselor provides experienced, impartial support on every aspect of the homebuying process - free or low cost!
Your closest HUD-approved housing counseling agency is a call or click away.
Find out if you're ready to buy a new home now, or what you need to do to get there.
There's a lot to know and a lot to prepare for - but knowledge is power! Your HUD-approved housing counselor will take you through it step by step. You'll soon understand how to make the mortgage process work for you.
This is the fun part! But before you go on open houses, you need to know what to shop for. You've got a lot of choices to make, and a lot to take into consideration here.
This is what you've been waiting for - but there's a lot to do before you sign on the dotted line. Your HUD-approved housing counselor will make sure you're totally prepared for the big day.
Thinking About Buying a New Home? HUD Can Help!
Discover the steps in the homebuying process - and why your first step should be to consult with a HUD-certified housing counselor.
Search for a Housing Counselor
- Search the Map or Search by Zipcode, or call HUD's interactive voice system at: (800) 569-4287
Housing Counseling Resources
- Housing Counseling
- Buying a Home
- Reverse Mortgage
- Disaster Assistance
- Housing Counseling Agency Resources
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- Find Brochures hud.gov/housingcounseling (May have to change this link to make this the landing page.)