New Zillow guide: 5 steps to buying a home

Published: Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 3:13 p.m. CDT

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From searching for a home to the final closing, buying real estate is perhaps the single most complicated transaction you’ll ever make. You aren’t just getting four walls and a roof — you are buying a place to call home. But for many, it’s hard to know where to start.

To help you purchase your first home, Zillow has put together a Buyers Guide broken down into five easy topics. Now you can find answers to 29 of your most frequently asked questions including:

The first step is to decide whether you should own or rent a home and whether you can afford to buy.

Click here to get started!

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