Make sure you have a strong financial foundation. Before you start the process of buying a house, make sure you have a good credit score, have saved up enough money for a down payment, and have money saved for closing costs.
Get pre-approved for a mortgage. Before you start looking for a house, make sure you get pre-approved for a mortgage. This will make it easier to know how much you can afford and can give you an edge when bidding on a house.