So, you’ve found your dream home. You’re picturing the area rug you’ll put in the living room, which type of chandelier will look best in the dining room, and where Sparky’s bed will go. While this is certainly an exciting time, there’s one huge step to take first: putting in the offer.

In our handy homebuying guide, 5 Steps to Take Before Putting in an Offer on a House, we offer a comprehensive overview of what buying a home entails – from gathering your financial documents to getting preapproved.

To give you an idea of the information we’ve got in store for you with this free download, take a sneak peek at the first step:


If you’re aware of your financial state, you’ll be able to navigate the steps that follow. Obtain your credit report from the three credit bureaus (Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion) so that you know exactly which debts you may need to pay down, along with an estimate of your credit score. Having this knowledge prior to putting in your offer will save you time and even money in the long run.

Putting in an offer on a house takes some preparation and know-how, and now that you know the first step, it’s time to explore the rest. Click below to get moving today.

5 Steps Before Putting an Offer on a House

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