Man and woman outside looking at houses.

You’ve probably heard the phrase that talks about walking a mile in someone else’s shoes. If you’re a first-time homebuyer who’s anxious about the process (or doesn’t even know what to expect), you might be wishing you could slip into a new homeowner’s kicks and get their perspective about things firsthand.

Luckily for you, that’s just what this quiz is going to help you do. It walks you through some of the scenarios faced by the Smith family as they buy a house. Not every situation may apply to you, but they should help you feel prepared to head out on your own homebuying journey.