Checklist: 17 Service Providers You ll Need When You Sell

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CalHFA Multifamily Loan Finance Programs Division

Provides permanent financing for the acquisition, rehabilitation and preservation of existing rental housing, as well as the new construction of rental housing. CalHFA-financed affordable units are targeted to low and moderate-income families and individuals in California. Through its subdivision Specific Multifamily Programs, it also offers development information including lending programs, …

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Do They Really Like Me

GETTING A LOAN Once you ve figured out what amount of loan you re able to comfortably afford, it s time to talk to a mortgage lender. Check to see if the home you re considering purchasing is in a special bond assessment district. Some homes in California can be …

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FHA-Insured Loans

FHA was established in 1934 under the National Housing Act and was consolidated into HUD in 1965. The FHA s purpose is to improve housing standards and conditions, provide an adequate home financing through mortgage insurance, help stabilize the mortgage market and provide homeownership opportunities. HUD acts as an administrator …

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