The upside of a housing-market crash? Prices fall, making it a great time to buy. Add to that the $8,000 tax rebate for first-time buyers, and lots of renters are looking to make the jump into home ownership.
It's not a simple process, but it's entirely doable with a little preparation. Start to finish, you're looking at about seven major points on your to-do list.
Where should you start when you're looking to buy your first home?