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.
4 ways to save for a down payment
The more work you put into saving, the faster it goes. Before you know it, you’ll have your down payment in hand and your goal within grasp.
Home equity line of credit or refinance?
With so many variables to consider, OCCU encourages you to talk with a Mortgage Loan Officer and let them know what you are hoping to do. OCCU will do its best to find the solution that meets your needs.