Are you ready to be a homeowner?

Buying a house is an exciting milestone in your financial life. As you get started on this journey, take a look at your finances to be confident that you're ready.

More help for your journey

How to get — or stay — financially healthy

Simple tips and resources to help you boost your savings, reduce your debt, and improve your credit.

Understanding your credit report and credit score

Your credit report and credit score may impact what kinds of loans you’re offered, as well as the interest rates and the amount you may be qualified to borrow. Here’s what you need to know.

Quiz: Are you financially ready to buy a home?

These five questions will help you understand how financially prepared you are to buy a home.

Compare the costs of renting versus buying a home

Should you rent or buy? Review common costs side by side to help you determine what’s right for you.

Can someone in my situation buy a home?

Find answers and advice related to the common questions of first-time homebuyers in this easy-to-use quiz.

Be sure to budget for these home-related expenses

Homebuyers: You’ll have upkeep expenses that you don’t have as a renter. Here’s what to consider in your budget.