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Free CE Courses - Get Learning with Freddie Mac

Strengthen your role as a trusted advisor through a suite of Continuing Education (CE) courses for real estate professionals and housing professionals that are designed to help grow your business, enhance your skills and expand your knowledge of the housing industry. 

The Financing Homeownership CE course offers you six building blocks that you can use to help educate and support your clients in the successful purchase of their dream home. We’re breaking down the financial aspects of homeownership so you can continue to serve as a trusted advisor for your clients and the communities you serve. 

By enrolling for a course available in your state, you’ll:

  • Identify the primary actions in the primary and secondary mortgage market.
  • Differentiate between key mortgage loan type along with features and eligibility requirements.
  • Understand mortgage math such as debt-to-income (DTI) and loan-to-value (LTV) concepts.
  • Know the six building blocks of financing homeownership and more.
  • Explore case study scenarios to help you apply the concepts to real-time scenarios.

Financing Homeownership CE Course is currently available for Real Estate Professionals (REPs) in Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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Understand the Self-employed Homebuyer

Grow your business by developing the knowledge and skills you need to support self-employed homebuyers. Learn more about the CE course for real estate professionals (REPs) and housing professionals, sponsored by Freddie Mac.

The Neighborhood Real Estate Specialist CE course offers real estate brokers and agents free CE Credits, satisfying your licensure requirements and keeping you at the forefront of your career. Take advantage of our upcoming courses scheduled in your state to continue building your credibility in the industry.

Our Neighborhood Real Estate Specialist (NRES) CE course is a three-hour learning session that:

  • Prepares you to meet unique homebuyer needs.
  • Broadens your knowledge of supporting diverse homebuyers.
  • Expands your understanding of the available affordable programs and solutions.
  • Enables you to learn from industry experts on working with lenders.
  • Helps you discover ways to leverage the latest state and local homeownership assistance programs.

Previously, the NRES CE Course was available for REPs in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Washington.

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Self-Employed workers and business owners comprise a significant percentage of the total workforce in the United States – and the number is increasing. With the Self-Employed Homebuyers CE course, real estate professionals (REPs) and housing professionals can grow their business by developing the knowledge and skills needed to support these self-employed homebuyers.

Enrolling in the Self-Employed Homebuyers CE course, you’ll:

  • Understand the scope and size of the self-employed homebuyer market.
  • Identify the types and categories of workers who are considered self-employed and the typical characteristics of the self-employed homebuyer. 
  • Understand the benefits of structuring self-employment finances in a manner that qualifies for conventional and government-insured mortgage financing. 
  • Know how to recognize some common income documentation used to review and qualify a self-employed homebuyer.
  • Understand the benefits and limitation of alternative financing sources for the self-employed homebuyer.

Self-employed CE Course is available for REPs in Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio*, Pennsylvania and Texas.

*Please note: Ohio Self-Employed CE Course attendees will earn 2.5 CE credits.

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3 Reasons to Register

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Become the #1 Trusted Advisor in Your Market​

Meet unique homebuyer needs with Freddie Mac affordable mortgage solution know-how. Successfully represent low- to moderate-income and first-time homebuyers to sell more homes – and make home possible!

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Build Your Credibility in the Industry​

Beat the competition. Discover how to build long-term lender and housing counseling agencies (HCA) referral pipelines and close more deals.

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Satisfy Licensure Requirements​

Fulfill licensure requirements and stay current and active in your market.

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