Are you a military family looking to purchase a home? has a great guide with advice on each step of the home buying process for a Veteran! If you are just beginning the home buying process Start reading Chapter 1: Be on the money- get your finances in order. From there view the next steps. #1 Check (and repair) your credit #2 Prepare your finances and #3 Loan Preapproval is key. As always, partnering with a knowledgeable real estate agent is most helpful when getting things in order before you start your search.