With the OCCU Homebuying 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 Homebuying 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 Homebuying 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 Homebuying 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.
5 benefits of refinancing your mortgage
Consider these five potential perks of refinancing your home loan.
10 unexpected costs to consider when buying a home
Before you close, make sure your budget accounts for both your home and these additional homebuyer costs.