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Zillow Real Estate

New Zillow guide: 5 steps to buying a home

comp:0000520df827:0000000a24:10e2 0 <div class="the-content clearfix"> <p class="follow"><a href="http://facebook.com/zillow" target="_blank">Follow Zillow on Facebook</a></p> <p style="text-align: left;"><a href="http://www.zillow.com/home-buying-guide/"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-131061" alt="buyers guide" src="http://cdn2.blog-media.zillowstatic.com/1/buyers-guide-8abcfa.jpg" width="500" height="146" pagespeed_url_hash="2017257583"/></a><br/> From searching for a home to the final closing, buying real estate is perhaps the single most complicated transaction you&#8217;ll ever make. You aren&#8217;t just getting four walls and a roof — you are buying a place to call home. But for many, it&#8217;s hard to know where to start.</p> <p style="text-align: left;">To help you purchase your first home, Zillow has put together a <a href="http://www.zillow.com/home-buying-guide/" target="_blank">Buyers Guide</a> broken down into five easy topics. Now you can find answers to 29 of your most frequently asked questions including:</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.zillow.com/home-buying-guide/can-I-afford-a-house/"> Can I Afford to Buy?</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.zillow.com/home-buying-guide/what-is-a-credit-report/">What Is a Credit Rating?</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.zillow.com/home-buying-guide/types-of-homes/">What Kind of Home Should I Buy?</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.zillow.com/home-buying-guide/home-warranty/">Are Home Warranties Necessary?</a></li> </ul> <p>The first step is to decide whether you should <a href="http://www.zillow.com/home-buying-guide/rent-vs-buy/">own or rent a home</a> and whether you can <a href="http://www.zillow.com/home-buying-guide/can-I-afford-a-house/">afford to buy</a>.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.zillow.com/home-buying-guide/">Click here</a> to get started!</strong></p> </div>
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