6 Steps to Buying a Home

Begin your homebuying journey here.

Ready to buy a home, but not sure where to start? Don't worry! It's easy to get started once you understand the homebuying process. We’ve compiled the basic steps you’ll take from start to finish. With a support team, research and the best mortgage options, you’ll be set for a smooth process. Review the infographic below to get started.

Step 1

Build Your Team

Don't go at it alone. Assemble a team you can trust and rely on for a smooth and easy process.

Loan Officer

Our Loan Officers will do a deep dive on your financial situation, and help you choose the best loan option.

Real Estate Agent

A good realtor will help find homes that fit your budget and needs, and stay with you through the process from showings to closings.


Step 2

Get Pre-Approved

Get approved 20-60 days before house hunting. This will strengthen your offer to purchase and give you peace of mind.

Make sure you’re pre-approved and not pre-qualified.

for sale sign

Step 3

Find Your Home

Work with a real estate agent to find homes that fit your lifestyle, location and budget.

Organize a list of wants and needs to help narrow down your selection.


Step 4

Make an Offer

Your realtor will write up an offer and sales contract to buy the house. Once the offer is accepted, you’ll complete a formal application with your loan officer.

house keys

Step 5

Closing Time

You’ve done most of the hard work. Now is when you sign the paperwork and get the keys for your new home!

Step 6

Moving In

Congrats, you’re ready for the fun part. Making your new house a home.

Learn more about the homebuying process at landmarkcu.com/findingyourway.

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