Real estate guide 2017: Here's a step-by-step guide to maneuvering the home lending process

After securing all the financial details, a real estate broker can help find that affordable dream home. Closing costs should be considered when purchasing a home.

After securing all the financial details, a real estate broker can help find that affordable dream home. Closing costs should be considered when purchasing a home.

Homeownership is not exclusive to high-income earners; those of modest means or in the middle class can afford to have their white picket fences, too. The first step is to work with a lender and hash out the complex financial details.