Buying your first home can be daunting. We're here to break down the process, so you feel ready to spread your wings. We hope our tips, tools and stories will help you find, afford and love a home of your own.
How much do you know about buying a house? Study up and then test your knowledge!
A financial advisor explains why you may want to avoid using money from your 401k or IRA for a down payment.
We define "contingent", "pending" and other confusing words you may encounter during your homebuying journey.
Whether you just started thinking about homeownership, you're in the thick of house-hunting or you've owned a home for years – everyone could use some advice. Or commiseration. Or decorating tips.
Can you afford to buy a home? Learn why credit is so important, how to save, and more.
We'll take you through the steps of homebuying, from house-hunting to closing your loan.
You’ve got the keys – now what? Get tips for maintaining and enjoying your first home and thinking about the next one.
Use our financial calculators, checklists, and glossary as you navigate the homebuying process.
Read real accounts of homebuying mistakes, triumphs, panic and joy from our writers and readers (or try our weird tips and recipes).
Some loan programs require homebuyer education. Readynest can fulfill that requirement for some lenders.
We do our research, but we're not your typical experts. We're just a bunch of current (or would-be) homeowners who want to make the process of buying a house less intimidating. And have a place to occasionally rant about air mattresses.meet the whole team