Your borrowers all have one thing in common: They need information.
As a housing counselor, you are a primary source of information for homeowners facing foreclosure, first-time buyers and lower-income borrowers. To support your efforts to provide the best information, education and guidance possible, Freddie Mac has assembled a wealth of educational materials – many available in Spanish as well as English – to help you do your work more effectively and, in doing so, make our work a little bit easier.
Homeowners Facing Foreclosure
Today, more than ever, protecting a home from foreclosure is of great importance. View our resources for best practices in foreclosure intervention counseling.
Help first-time homebuyers navigate the complex home-buying process. Use these valuable resources to learn more about our mortgage products and training opportunities, help first-time homebuyers get started and assist business sources in preparing mortgage-ready homebuyers.
- #HelpStartsHere Resource Center: Evolving in a Post-COVID Environment
- eBook: Gen Z – An Optimistic Borrower of the Future
- 8 Steps on the Path to Homeownership - Interactive Guide
- Sources You Can Tap to Fill Your Down Payment Gap (Spanish)
- Get the Facts on Homeownership (Spanish)
- Attention Renters: Opportunity is Knocking
Homebuyers with Lower Income
Help borrowers find a responsible affordable lending opportunity. Use these tools and resources to reach first-time and low-income borrowers and educate them about the benefits of homeownership. Learn about our affordable lending offerings to get buyers in the right home with the right loan.
Mortgages to Meet Client Needs
Through our lender network, Freddie Mac offers flexible mortgage options that are tailored to the individualized needs of your clients. So they can get the mortgage that’s right for them.
The Freddie Mac Home Possible® mortgage offers more options and credit flexibilities than ever before to help your very low-to low-income borrowers attain the dream of owning a home with a down payment as low as 3%.
Condominium Unit Mortgages
If you’re looking for solutions and options for mortgages you originate that are secured by condominium units, we have a review process that lets you easily determine project status with comprehensive criteria.
Freddie Mac Affordable Seconds® is designed to help meet the needs of borrowers who require flexible secondary financing options to increase their homeownership opportunities.
Manufactured Homes Mortgages
Requirements for manufactured homes are designed so that the mortgages we purchase are originated, underwritten and serviced to help borrowers buy homes they can afford and maintain.
Veterans Affairs (VA) Mortgages
Reach more Veterans in high-cost housing markets, and provide these Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)-eligible borrowers with more homeownership opportunities with VA Mortgages.