Buying a house is a major decision that may seem daunting simply because it is such a big step.  There are a multitude of variables to consider, like loans, mortgages, cash flow, and tax issues, not to mention the many steps of the process itself.  In order to provide some clarity and help you see the most important things at a glance, we are providing the document, depicted below.  This document lists the issues mentioned earlier, in addition to everything else you may not have considered.  It is helpfully laid out, and you can check off the things you have completed as you move through the steps.  Click on the image to be directed to the PDF, which you can save for future reference.