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Home Buying Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find information on home ownership?

Before buying a house, visit the Fannie Mae website in order to find educational materials and guides that help people attain home ownership and access additional resources.

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides information, services and programs for homebuyers.

Where can I find Miami-Dade County related housing information?

Miami-Dade County manages several programs and services for homebuyers.

The following municipalities and agencies manage their own first-time homebuyer programs:

Florida Housing Coalition and the Florida Housing Finance Corporation provides free technical training to apply for housing grants and has an Affordable Housing Guarantee Program, Homeownership Loan Program, Pre-Development Loan Program, and more.                                     

Do local foundations provide funding?

Some local foundations provide funding for community development, building and equipment, and social services, but these are usually directed toward non-profit organizations.

Are there any housing programs for minorities?

The following is a general website that often posts a variety of grants for homeownership if you qualify as a minority potential homeowner.

Are there any housing programs for seniors?

U.S. HUD offers housing-related information for senior citizens on their website.

Where can I find a down payment assistance program?

These programs are administered by nonprofit organizations to provide, or offer information on, down payment assistance to new homebuyers.

How can I prevent foreclosure?

If you are looking for money or resources to prevent foreclosure, the following online resources may be of assistance.

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