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18 Emotions Every First-Time Homebuyer Goes Through

Home is where the feels are... at least when you're purchasing one! Good thing U.S. Bank can guide you through this emotional time — click here to find out more.

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1. First, you look for a mortgage lender!

2. Then you choose a real estate agent.

3. And search and search for houses online.

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You literally browse through hundreds of homes...

4. You realize you have to set realistic expectations for your budget.

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Whoa, taxes!

5. But you think you've found THE ONE!

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You go see it. You LOVE it.

6. So you make an offer.

7. And then the deal totally falls through.

8. But you refuse to give up! You keep looking!

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Now you're stronger, wiser, more astute!

9. You visit houses you hate.

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"I can't even imagine how the inspection will be!"

10. You see houses you won't even walk into.

11. And you are just utterly and completely exhausted.

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"We'll just... we'll just live with your parents."

12. Then, you finally find "THE ONE" (again).

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"Yezzz yezzz it's in my budget too!"

13. The one you don't even want to leave.

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"I'm good honey. You can go on without me."

14. So you make another offer.

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You're, like, a master negotiator now.

15. Then you wait for what feels like an eternity.

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Offers and counteroffers...

16. You feel like it's almost yours.

17. THEN YOU GET IT!!!

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IT'S YOURS! THE HOUSE IS YOURS!

18. And it's not too long before you're enjoying your new, dreamy house.

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Home sweet home.