The Mortgage Bankers Association of America is the preeminent association representing the real estate finance industry. Their consumer information site contains several tools and guides to aid in purchasing or refinancing a home.
U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development website provides extensive information about buying a home including affordability, borrower’s rights, tips and tricks for shopping for a loan, and details about different home buying programs including FHA loan programs and other special programs.
The Federal Reserve Board maintains a web page with consumer information, including a section on home mortgages. The section covers topics such as finding the best mortgage and understanding ARMs.
Freddie Mac is a publicly held corporation chartered by Congress to increase the supply of funds that mortgage lenders, such as commercial banks, mortgage bankers, savings institutions and credit unions, can make available to homebuyers and multifamily investors. This Freddie Mac site offers a step-by-step tutorial on the home buying decision process and the mortgage application process.
Fannie Mae is a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) chartered by Congress with a mission to provide liquidity, stability and affordability to the U.S. housing and mortgage markets. Home Buying Process guide on their website offers valuable information about buying a home. This website also provides important information for home owners.
What happens after you complete the purchase process? This U.S. Postal Service site provides all kinds of tools and tips to help make the moving process easier.
This is 25 tips for first time home buyers. If you have questions about things to consider when buying a home check out this list or ask our team. This list is provided by Nerdwallet.
Dotloop is an online work-space that connects everyone and everything needed to complete a real estate transaction in one place. Dotloop allows you and your agent to edit, complete, sign and share documents without ever needing to print, fax or email.
Introductory glossary for first time home buyers who may be intimidated by the mortgage process. The glossary provides a great first step in becoming more familiar with terms associated with mortgage applications and other related documents. More information about the Home Loan Glossary can be found here.
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