Use This Guide to Navigate the Home Buying Process

Where to begin. What to look for. And what to do when you find the home of your dreams. Shea Homes provides this Home Buying Guide to help make sense of the unfamiliar and simplify the process of buying and building your new home. With checklists, mortgage calculators and answers to frequently asked questions, our guide is a great way to get started and make sure you're not overlooking anything. Whether you are still trying to decide if you should rent a home or purchase one, or are further along in the buying process and trying to qualify for a new home mortgage, we're here for you.

Home Buying Guide
Getting Started

Getting Started

All journeys begin with a first step and you couldn't have picked a better place to take your first step toward home ownership than right here, right now. Let's get started.

The Home Buyer's Journey >
Benefits of Home Ownership >
Benefits of Buying New >
Rent Versus Own >
Securing a Mortgage

Securing A Mortgage

Understanding the mortgage process is key to becoming a confident home buyer. We want to provide you with a framework of knowledge to help guide you through this process, and make your home buying experience pleasurable.

Home Financing Overview >
Why Shea Mortgage? >
5 Step Mortgage Process >
The Best Loan For You >
Customer Plus + >
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Introducing Padova at Orchard Hills

  Shea Homes® Southern California is excited to announce that our newest neighborhood, Padova at the Groves, will soon be opening in the stunning community of Orchard Hills in Irvine! This luxurious array of homes will offer 4 to 5 bedroom residences, with 4.5 to 5.5 bathrooms and  approximately 2,898-3,474 square feet of living space. If […]

Mar 20 at 11:23 PM • Shea Blog