Finding Your Home
Making an Offer
With the OCCU Home Buying 101 Center, you can walk-through our first-time homebuyer journey digitally, completing the steps that lead you to your welcome mat. Read advice and tips from the OCCU Home Buying 101 Center to prepare for every step of buying a home, like pre-qualification, submitting an offer, closing day and everything in between. The OCCU Home Buying 101 Center tracks your progress, so you can see what you've already completed and what you need to do next.
From scheduling appointments and reminders to tools that help you see how much you can afford, the OCCU Home Buying 101 Center helps you take the next step with a simple map in hand. Follow the steps in the next pages to start your journey.
Alarm systems protect your budget—and your holidays
Whether you go for all the bells and whistles or stick to a basic alarm system, having a home security system will make you far less likely to fall prey to a holiday burglary.
Shopping for a mortgage? Consider these three differences.
Credit Unions, like OCCU, offer the same mortgage programs as mortgage brokers, however, there are a few differences that may make a credit union a better lending option.