The first step in searching for a new home is to get pre-qualified. One of the biggest mistakes home-buyers make is to begin their search before getting pre-qualified. Unfortunately, those who do not get pre-qualified first will often spend time searching for their perfect home, only to find out their budget isn’t quite what they thought it would be. Make sure to contact a trusted loan officer who can guide you through the process of getting pre-qualified. I suggest one of the two loan officers below, who I work with on a frequent basis.