Informative Links

The Resources You Need to Succeed

All the info you need, right at your fingertips.

Buying a home shouldn’t be confusing or overwhelming. To help make your journey as easy as possible, we’ve rounded up all the resources you might need as you go about your home purchase.

 

Whether you need help finding a local agency or you want to connect with Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, these links can point you in the right direction.

Nationwide

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Use the Home Loan Toolkit from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to learn more about the mortgage process, closing costs, and homeownership in general.

Fannie Mae

The Federal National Mortgage Association, also known as Fannie Mae, is one of two government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) in the U.S.

Freddie Mac

The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, more commonly referred to as Freddie Mac, is the second government-sponsored enterprise in the U.S.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is dedicated to providing fair and equal access to housing, despite income, race, or background.

REALTOR.com

Operated by the National Association of REALTORS, REALTOR.com is a great way to search home listings in your area.

USDA Income and Property Eligibility

Check if your property or income qualifies you for a lower-cost U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) loan.

Arkansas

Arkansas Development Finance Authority

The Arkansas Development Finance Authority (ADFA) offers down payment and closing cost assistance for low- to moderate-income families.

Colorado

Colorado Housing and Finance Authority

The Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) is the state’s leading resource for mortgage programs that assist low- to moderate-income families to achieve their goals of homeownership.

Florida

Florida Housing Finance Corporation

The Florida Housing Finance Corporation provides affordable housing opportunities for eligible borrowers.

Indiana

Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority

The programs offered by the Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority (IHCDA) assist future homeowners with closing costs, making down payments, and obtaining low-interest-rate loans.

Louisiana

Capital Area Finance Authority

The Capital Area Finance Authority (CAFA) helps homebuyers in East Baton Rouge Parish and eight surrounding parishes with obtaining a lower-interest-rate loan as well as down payment assistance.

Minnesota

Minnesota Housing Finance Agency

The Minnesota Housing Finance Agency aims to provide affordable and safe housing for the state’s residents.

Ohio

Ohio Housing Finance Agency

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) homeownership products help first-time homebuyers and others find affordable housing to meet their needs.

South Carolina

South Carolina Housing

The South Carolina State Housing Finance & Development Authority offers loan programs to assist with the purchase of a home.

Texas

Southeast Texas Housing Finance Corporation

The Southeast Texas Housing Finance Corporation (SETH) has numerous programs designed to assist moderate- to low-income homebuyers purchase a home of their own.

Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation

Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation (TSAHC) is a nonprofit organization that was created by the Texas Legislature to serve as a self-sustaining, statewide affordable housing provider.