Buying a first home is a process with many steps. Fortunately, you can work with several professionals who can help you along your journey, from finding a home that matches your budget to finalizing the details of your mortgage. Here are a few of the key people you can rely on as you begin your journey, and the role they play in your home purchase.
A range of professionals are involved in helping you find your home and secure a mortgage. Two of your primary guides will be a real estate agent and a home mortgage consultant who can help you find the home and the mortgage that best suit your needs.
Meet five people who will help you on the homebuying journeyLearn more about them
In the following section, you will have the opportunity to listen to audio job descriptions of people you may interact with during your homebuying process. It is possible that the screen reader may lose focus during this process if you close a transcript and try to move to the data point below. If this happens, please just navigate back to where you previously had been. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Real estate agent
I’m here to work with you through every step of the homebuying process.
Home loan processor
I’ll make sure you have all the paperwork to help smooth the loan application process.
I’ll verify that the mortgage you’ve applied for is a good fit for your financial situation.
I prepare everything for closing — the day you get your new home.
Your homebuying team is invested in helping you have the best experience possible. Knowing what everyone does, and at what step, can help you feel more in control — and put you that much closer to making homeownership a reality.