Buy Overview

Buying a home may be a great option and a good long-term investment, but only if you’re ready for the financial commitment and responsibility of home ownership. Buying a house is the largest financial investment you will probably make, so you want to make sure you’ve done your homework and are prepared to take that next step.


Rent or Buy?

Maybe you already know what’s right for you, or maybe you’re trying to figure out the best option—either way, the more educated you are, the better informed you’ll be. More »

Buying Process

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or an experienced homeowner, buying a new home can be an exciting—but sometimes overwhelming—process. More »

Make Rent Count

Learn how a solid rent history can help you qualify for a home loan. More »

Homebuying Myths vs. Facts

If you think you can’t afford to buy a home, you may want to think again! Research shows that buyers don’t always know the facts when it comes to qualifying for a mortgage. More »

Affordable Mortgage Options

Finding an affordable mortgage that works within your budget might not be as hard as you think. Today's homebuyers and refinancers have many options to help them buy as well as maintain a home. More »

Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance

When you buy a home, there are two expenses that you’ll pay up front: the down payment and closing costs. The good news is that there are a number of ways to pay these expenses. More »

Homeownership Education from Fannie Mae

Our comprehensive online course aligns with National Industry Standards and offers you information and resources to help pave the way towards successful homeownership. More »

HomePath Homes

When you're ready to buy a home consider a HomePath property. You can search listings, learn about affordable financing, and get homebuying tips all in one place. More »

Condo Buyer's Guide

Condominiums, or condos, can be great alternatives to detached homes. This guide is designed to help you learn terms, questions, and obligations you should understand before you decide to buy a condo. More »

Mortgage Calculator

Use this tool to help estimate your monthly mortgage payment. More »