Homeownership is something most people aspire to. For Keosha Burns, owning a home wasn’t something that was on the top of her list of priorities. Then opportunity intervened. In our new series #ReadySetHome, Burns shares how she was able to buy an affordable first home. Follow the whole journey here, as we’ve listed each installment below…
Burns describes the start of her journey—realizing she wanted to own a home, someday and how customer service is a vital part of the homebuying process.
Burns shares how working with a down payment assistance program helped her find surprisingly affordable financing for her first condo.
Burns writes about the importance of working with a HUD-approved housing counseling agency.
Burns writes about her search for the right lender.
Burns writes about how using a mobile app, like HOME by Fannie MaeTM, can be a tremendous help in the homebuying process.
An essential part of the homebuying process is saving for a down payment. In this installment Burns writes about how she went about saving for that lump sum.
Adrenaline runs high for many homebuyers. In this installment, Burns writes about how nerve-racking buying a home can be.
Burns writes about experiences that came up for her near the end of her homebuying process.
Burns concludes the series by discussing final delays and details.