The big day has come and gone! The vows are exchanged and the cake is cut. Now, it's time to move forward to one of the most exciting parts of married life: Your first home together.
About 35 percent of married Americans buy a home together within two years of tying the knot.
That said, the process can take anywhere from a few weeks to months. Knowing what you're getting into early on will help smooth the process and make it go faster. Every bit of effort you put into it can make things easier.
After all, your home is one of the first – and among the biggest – things you need to agree on.
With that in mind, let's look at five of the most valuable tips for newlyweds buying a home: