TTCU Home Buying GuideEverything you wanted to know about buying a home but didn't want to ask.


Are you looking into buying a home for the first time, know someone who is or maybe just need a quick refresh on mortgage 101? We are excited to now provide a helpful home buying guide ( flip-book / print-friendly pdf ) online and in branches!

Buying a new home can be fun and exciting until you wade into the mortgage stuff. We know things can get scary and confusing — fast! We've compiled facts and tips from our mortgage experts that will help you find your way, put you at ease and give you confidence — so you can get back to enjoying your home-buying experience.

In this guide you'll find helpful information, like:

  • What's a mortgage anyway?
  • How to get started
  • Pre-qualification vs. pre-approval
  • Whether to use a Realtor or go it alone
  • Step-by-step mortgage process, filled with dos and don'ts
  • Helpful mortgage definitions, so you're well-versed in mortgage lingo

We want you to feel confident as you head into your home-buying experience – check out our new guide, today!

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Print-friendly PDF version also available
TTCU Homebuying Guide