Navigating Homeownership

Prepare for every step as a homeowner with guidance, tools, and resources from Regions Next Step.

Homeownership Tools and Resources

Homeownership Podcasts

Regions homeownership podcast series offers tips for all stages of the homebuying and homeownership process. Listen for advice on topics from applying for a mortgage to renovating your home.

Calculators

It pays to be prepared when financing and owning a home. Check out Regions interactive mortgage and home equity calculators.

Courses

Learn about finance topics important to the homebuying process through these engaging 10-minute courses.

Buying a Home

Buying Your First Home

As you make the transition from first-time homebuyer to homeowner, Regions has resources to help you prepare for and understand the process.

Buying a Second Home

Whether it’s a vacation home or rental property, a second home can be a great investment for you and your family. Check out the resources below for considerations before buying another property.

Home Insurance and Warranties

Home Inspections

A thorough home inspection is essential to help you avoid problems down the road. Check out these resources to learn more.

Closing Costs

Use these resources to understand what closing costs and prepaid items you should expect.

Planning for a Move

Whether you’re moving down the block or across the country, moving can be both exciting and stressful. These resources and checklists will help you get organized and prepare for your move.

Understanding Mortgages and Home Equity

Applying for a Mortgage

Considerations for Refinancing

Refinancing a mortgage can help to save you money. Explore the resources below to determine if refinancing fits your financial needs and goals.

Jessica Turner

Preparing for a Major Home Remodel

Whether you’re updating your kitchen or gutting your whole house, a remodel is an exciting endeavor that can improve the comfort of your home. Check out these tips from Jessica Turner, The Mom Creative, as you prepare to start your project.

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Additional Resources for Homeowners

Home Renovation and Improvement

Making Your Home Energy Efficient

Controlling your energy usage at home can be simple and save you money. Read these tips for making your home more efficient.

More Financial Resources from Regions Next Step

Looking for tips and tools for reaching your financial goals? Next Step’s online collection is full of articles, podcasts, worksheets, calculators and other useful resources to help you break your plans down into manageable and achievable steps.

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