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Buy Your First Home

First-time homebuyer loans, education, and more

Choice of loans and programs. Local home mortgage consultants. Great technology. If you're looking for first-time homebuyer programs, you can count on Wells Fargo.

4 steps to a home loan video

Video — 4 steps to a home loan

When you look at it, the mortgage process is really just 4 basic steps.

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Find a loan or program

Don't have a lot to put down? Want interest rate flexibility? We've got first-time homebuyer loans covered. Here are some ideas to get started:

  • Wells Fargo yourFirst Mortgage®. Buyers can purchase a home with as little as 3% down with a fixed-rate loan. To see if you’re eligible, reach out to your home mortgage consultant to discuss loan amount, loan type, property type, and homebuyer education.
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  • Fixed-rate and adjustable rate mortgages. Whether you plan on staying in your home forever or only for a while, you have options.
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  • Builder Best® Extended Rate Lock program. With a required, non-refundable extended rate lock fee, buyers can lock in a range of interest rates for 6 to 24 months.
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Work with your home mortgage consultant

Work with us any way you want — in person, by phone, email, and online. Your Wells Fargo home mortgage consultant, and our other home loan professionals, will help you:

Get yourLoanTrackerSM and ongoing support


Track the progress of your loan, upload documents, even sign select documents. All online, from your computer, smartphone, or tablet. Talk to your home mortgage consultant to see if yourLoanTracker is available for your loan.

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Ongoing support

When you close on your home, you open more doors. Having all your accounts in one place, flexible payment scheduling, easy online access — these are only a few of the services you get with Wells Fargo.

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We're a leading home loan servicer.  We're here to support you for the long haul, before and after you close. Learn more
We can help you unlock your loan options. Start by getting prequalified. Get Started

Wells Fargo Difference

  • Experience — we're a leading mortgage lender.
  • Your team — helps you find the right loan and bring you to close.
  • yourLoanTrackerSM — online application management for eligible loans.
  • Ongoing support — here for you even after you get the keys.

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