At Atlantic Home Lending we want to provide you with the best in mortgage and home financing resources across the world wide web. Below we have listed some of the most important organizations and informational resources so that you can keep yourself informed the entire time. Feel free to click on any of the links provided, and call or email if you have any questions!
Fannie Mae – Home Buying 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. The Home Buying Process guide on their website offers valuable information about buying a home. This website also provides important information for homeowners.
Freddie Mac – Home Buying Process
Freddie Mac, also a GSE, is 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 and the mortgage application process.
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) – Is the agency within HUD created to set the policies and underwriting standards for FHA insured mortgage loans.
U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – Buying 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.
United States Postal Service Official Movers Guide
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.
The Massachusetts Mortgage Bankers Association provides support to its members through educational training and advocacy for the highest professional and ethical standards.
Mortgage Bankers Association of America Consumer Information
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.