Buying a house is scary. Buying your first home can be absolutely terrifying. Young families often jump into the process too quickly, without properly examining their goals and budget. This lack of preparation leads to unexpected costs, months of stress and confusion, and quite possibly, settling for a less than ideal home. We’re here to help untangle the process by educating you on the right questions to ask that will help prepare you—and your bank account—for your first home purchase.