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Avoiding Foreclosure DVD

Avoiding Foreclosure Consumer DVD Avoiding Foreclose Consumer DVD - Spanish

Avoiding Foreclosure is a consumer education DVD that introduces you to four clients who found themselves in mortgage trouble for different reasons and sought assistance from an NFCC-certified housing counselor. The DVD does several things. First, it introduces consumers to some of the terms and scenarios they are likely to encounter as they work to save their own home. Second, it familiarizes consumers with the process of avoiding foreclosure. Third, it shows examples of a variety of life situations and challenges facing individuals and families who are facing foreclosure and what they did (with the help of an NFCC-certified housing counselor) to address it.

This DVD is free of charge and a public service offered by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. NEW! Now available in Spanish! For more information click here.

Keys to Homeownership, 2nd Edition

Keys to Homeownership 2nd Edition Keys to Homeownership 2nd Edition - Spanish

Keys to Homeownership will help to take the confusion and uncertainty out of the homebuying process, providing a step-by-step guide from deciding whether homeownership is right for you, to successfully handling your mortgage obligation. Whatever your concerns about buying a home, this guide should help you feel more confident as you undertake what will likely be the largest purchase of your lifetime. Available in Spanish For more information or to preview this book click here.

Additional Resources

Making Home Affordable Program
In February 2009, the Obama Administration introduced a comprehensive Financial Stability Plan to address the key problems at the heart of the current crisis to get our economy back on track. A critical piece of that effort is Making Home Affordable, a plan to stabilize the housing market and help struggling homeowners get relief and avoid foreclosure.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
HUD’s mission is to increase homeownership, support community development, and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. To fulfill this mission, HUD will embrace high standards of ethics, management and accountability, and forge new partnerships—particularly with faith-based and community organizations—that leverage resources and improve HUD’s ability to be effective on the community level.

NFCC Pre-Purchase Homebuyer Course
This online course will help to take the confusion and uncertainty out of the homebuying process, providing a step-by-step guide from deciding whether homeownership is right for you, to successfully handling your mortgage obligation. Whatever your concerns about buying a home, this online tutorial should help you feel more confident as you undertake what will likely be the largest purchase of your lifetime.