Are you ready to buy your first home? Contact CalHFA

Are you ready to buy your first home? Fill out this short online questionnaire if you’d like to speak with a CalHFA First-Time Homebuyer representative or get a referral to a CalHFA-Approved Loan Officer who can get you started on… Continue Reading

Mortgage Refinancing Scams Prey on Military

  Mortgage Refinancing Scams Prey on Military    November 10, 2016 Service men and women are, unfortunately, often the targets of scams. One con that preys on military members is predatory lending, when unscrupulous companies use false promises to trick borrowers… Continue Reading

FTC Alert for Spanish-speaking victims of a mortgage relief scam

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FTC Alert for Spanish-speaking victims of a mortgage relief scam According to the FTC, Brookstone Law and Advantis Law firms convinced homeowners to make an upfront payment to join a mortgage lawsuit against banks and lenders, supposedly to help them… Continue Reading


CFPB: Making the mortgage process easier: Know Before You Owe

The stress of shopping for a mortgage will be reduced for those applying for most mortgages beginning October 3, as the new CFPB mortgage rule and forms take effect. These changes are a part of the CFPB Know Before You Owe mortgage initiative and… Continue Reading


Guard Against Fraud

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Look for the Department of Business Oversight newspaper insert in your local newspaper on Sunday, June 28. Guard Against Fraud – Assistance from the California Department of Business Oversight Can Help Consumers Make Educated Financial Decisions and Guard Against Fraud.… Continue Reading


DBO Mortgage Education and Outreach Program – New Home Finance Booklet!

Click on image or FLASH, HTML5 [Firefox, Chrome, Safari Browser only] DBO Mortgage Education and Outreach Program  – New Home Finance Booklet Home Finance walks you through the process of buying a home — from the initial decision to buy,… Continue Reading


New! DBO Mortgage Education and Outreach Program — Partner with us

New! Mortgage Education and Outreach Program — Partner with us At the peak of the foreclosure crisis, California ranked highest in foreclosure in the nation. While the recovery continues, many consumers still struggle to achieve the dream of homeownership and… Continue Reading


Foreclosure Avoidance Counseling – HUD-Approved and Free (no need to pay for these services)

Foreclosure Avoidance Counseling HUD-approved housing counseling agencies are available to provide you with the information and assistance you need to avoid foreclosure. As part of President Obama’s comprehensive Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan (HASP), you may be eligible for a… Continue Reading