Community members asked for a home buying guide that included step-by-step information for purchasing a home, including financial education and resources for those encountering housing discrimination. Although this guide is not meant to be a one-size-fits-all source of information, it’s one tool to help all potential home buyers in their journey to achieve the American dream of owning a home.
Home may be where you choose to escape, or it may be where you choose to plan for life with a family. What’s important is that you choose to buy a home that you can comfortably afford and suits your needs. Flip through the pages of this guide to learn about the steps to homeownership and learn about your rights as you go through the process. Buying a home doesn’t have to be scary. But it should be approached with a level head, a clear list of priorities, realistic expectations and a whole lot of research.