No matter here you live, there are always people looking to buy a home. This is no different whether they are house buyers in Colorado or somewhere else in the United States. One of the most important things to do is make sure that you can afford a home by visiting a lending institution before you start shopping. They should be able to give you a pre-approval so that you know what you can afford. A letter can be sent to your realtor to confirm your buying ability. It is a good idea to know what you want in a house before you start shopping and whether that is or is not possible within your budget. You should also have an idea of what area you want to live in and what type of amenities are important to you such as schools or public transit.