First-Time Homebuyers


Guide for First-Time Homebuyers

We put together this guide for first-time homebuyers to make the whole process just a little less confusing. Not everything in here will be a perfect fit for your situation or budget, but we can at least help you find your footing as you start looking for that first home. Check out the Terms & Tools section at the end of the
guide and let’s level up that real estate knowledge!

Estimate Your Monthly Payment

The best way to prepare for a mortgage is to get some numbers on the table. Use this calculator to take a look at how much your mortgage, property taxes, and homeowners insurance might be each month.

Calculate Your Monthly Payment

$7800 / year

$7800 / year

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This calculator is for illustrative purposes only and based on information provided by the user. Accuracy is not guaranteed. All loans are subject to approval. Your actual rate, terms and fees may vary. Your Monthly Payment calculations reflect only principal and interest, and amounts for taxes and insurance, if applicable, may increase your actual payment.


Find the right mortgage for you

Whether you’re looking for a 30-year fixed or a jumbo loan, we offer a variety of mortgage loans types–all of which can be tailored for your needs.

Ready to Apply Today?

Our easy and secure online application lets you apply within minutes from any device. The step-by-step guided support helps you complete the application faster and easier than ever before.