Buying a house is a very exciting time. Congratulations on your decision!
The good news is that if you do the legwork and set the right wheels in motion you can be in your own house in a fairly short time. The bad news is that you can expect that there will be lots to do before you get there.
Your house is likely to be the single biggest purchase that you will make in your lifetime. As such, it makes sense to take a careful approach when buying a home. We all know people who will spend months researching the perfect stereo system. A stereo system costs a fraction of what your home will cost! So consider taking a few months, taking each step thoughtfully and making sure that you are getting the right deal for you.
There are pitfalls along the road to buying a home. This can happen either with the purchase of a new home or an older home. Take a look at our buying a house information and see what you can do to avoid some of the challenges.