The SoFi Guide to
First Time Home Buying

Not sure if you should rent or buy?
Our guide has the answers you’re looking for.

What You’ll Find
Inside the Guide

Buying vs. renting

We’ll get into the benfits of both renting and buying, and the things you should consider before making up your mind.

Starting the search

Set up your home buying experience the right way by crossing six essential steps off your to-do list.

Assessing “the mortgage”

Whether it’s fixed, adjustable, or interest-only, your mortgage matters. Know how to choose the best one for you.

Finishing Up

We’ll go through the inspection and closing processes, and demystify anything that may be holding back home ownership.

SoFi is licensed to originate mortgages in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington, D.C., Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

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