Let's say one morning you wake up and realize that you're ready to buy a home. You're tired of paying rent with nothing to show for it, and you figure that it's time to get into a home of your own. But you have reservations.

After all, if it's your first time, you've got questions. You might be a little nervous that you'll mess up, and it's normal to feel that way -- you are probably about to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars and make the most important financial purchase of your life.

So it pays to come into the home-buying process armed with as much information as possible.

And while there is no shortage of lists and how-to articles, there was nothing that pulled together this information in a clear and concise way. So RE/MAX has put together a new online magazine - First Flight - which was created to help first time homebuyers navigate the ever daunting task of buying a home. Click here for an article that explains the process on buying a home, from hiring an agent to closing, and find the rest of the first issue of First Flight, Launchpad, here