Ten Steps to Buying a Home

Make your dream of home ownership a reality with these 10 easy steps. Buying a home might seem like a daunting task but you could be closer than you think!

  1. Looking forward to buying a home? Not sure where to start? Give us a call today! Brad Murdoch and the team at The First Mortgage can give you a quick rundown of what to expect in 5 minutes or less.
  2. Let’s figure out what you can afford and what you want in a home.
  3. Find the right realtor for your preferred neighborhood. A great realtor can make all the difference.
  4. Go house hunting and make an offer to purchase that is subject to financing.
  5. Organize and gather your financial documents that will help you qualify for a pre-approved mortgage.
  6. Go over the mortgage options and features that best suit your future needs and pick the right mortgage for you.
  7. Avoid making any big significant changes to your financial situation.
  8. Finalize the purchase of your home with a lawyer.
  9. Find the right home insurance for you.
  10. Grab the keys, puff your chest out, wipe a single tear and walk into your new dream home. 🙂


Even after you are a home owner, there are things you can do to pay down your mortgage even faster. We look forward to staying in touch to answer questions and guide you along the way!

pretty woman in her Edmonton dream home