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25 TIPS FOR FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS

Buying a home can be nerve-racking, especially if you're a first-time home buyer.

These tips will help you navigate the process, save money and avoid common mistakes. We organized them into four categories:

  • Mortgage down payment tips.

  • Mortgage application tips.

  • House shopping tips.

  • First-time home buyer mistakes to avoid.

Mortgage down payment tips

1. Start saving for a down payment early

It’s common to put 20% down, but many lenders now permit much less, and first-time home buyer programs allow as little as 3% down. But putting down less than 20% may mean higher costs and paying for private mortgage insurance, and even a small down payment can still be hefty.

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