Buying your first home can be an exciting and nerve-wracking experience. There are so many things to think about and so many details you need to handle. Here is some advice on how to buy a house as your first home. Even before we all became adults, we heard people in our lives talk about the importance of owning a home one day. It’s something that we all get drilled into our heads from a young age, but once you hit your late teens and early twenties, moving out and renting an apartment or condo feels like plenty for most people. The reality is that unless you plan on living with your parents until you’re well into your thirties it’s almost inevitable that at some point in the not-so-distant future you will need to buy a house as your first home.