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For Homebuyers

Homebuying can be an exciting but intimidating process. State and federal regulators provide several resources to help you learn about the homebuying process and make more informed decisions in your journey to homeownership.

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Learn About the Homebuying Process

  • CFPB Home Loan Toolkit - This Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) booklet provides a step-by-step guide through the homebuying process, helping you know the most important steps to take to get the best mortgage for your situation; understand your closing costs and what it takes to buy a home; and understand how to be a successful homeowner.
  • HUD Buying a Home Website - The U.S. Department for Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides tools to help you know how much you can afford, know your rights, shop for a loan, and find homebuying programs in your state.

Explore State and Federal Assistance

  • Homebuying Assistance - Explore federal resources for government-backed home loans, mortgage assistance, vouchers for first-time homebuyers and land for sale by the government.
  • HUD State Information - Explore your state's HUD site to find state counseling and financial resources available to homebuyers.