Buying a house is likely to be the biggest financial commitment that you will make for your entire life, and while the experience can be both exciting and nerve-wracking, it’s important to get it right in order to avoid excessive extra costs in the future.

And when it’s your first time buying it can be a little overwhelming, with lots of unknowns, legal negotiations and lists of things to do in order to get the keys to your first home.

A few essentials you’ll want to do straight off include:

  • Check your credit
  • Find out how much you might be able to borrow
  • Start speaking to realtors and finding one you like and is recommended
  • Find suitable mortgage lenders

Once you’ve worked through this preliminary list then you’ll soon find your to-do list filling up.

Luckily, when you’re ready to make your first move, we’ve got this extremely thorough infographic created by Legendary Home Services to walk you through the must-do’s of your first purchase.

Infographic: Legendary Home Services