California B.R.E.

The mission of the California Bureau of Real Estate is to safeguard and promote the public interests in REAL ESTATE MATTERS through licensure, regulation, education and enforcement.

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Consumer Handbook on Adjustable-Rate Mortgages

The Federal Reserve Board — Consumer Handbook on Adjustable-Rate Mortgages.

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Federal Reserve Board Consumer Information

The Federal Reserve Board maintains a web page with consumer information, including a section on home mortgages. The section covers topics such as finding the best mortgage and understanding ARMs.

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Home Loan Toolkit

Your Home Loan Toolkit. A step-by-step guide.

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Homebuyer Education by Freddie Mac

Freddie Mac is a publicly held corporation chartered by Congress to increase the supply of funds that mortgage lenders, such as commercial banks, mortgage bankers, savings institutions and credit unions, can make available to homebuyers and multifamily investors. This Freddie Mac site offers a step-by-step tutorial on the home buying decision process and the mortgage application process.

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HUD's Settlement Cost Booklet

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development — Shopping for Your Home Loan — HUD's Settlement Cost Booklet.

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Mortgage Bankers Association of America Consumer Information

The Mortgage Bankers Association of America is the preeminent association representing the real estate finance industry. Their consumer information site contains several tools and guides to aid in purchasing or refinancing a home.

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United States Postal Service Official Movers Guide

What happens after you complete the purchase process? This U.S. Postal Service site provides all kinds of tools and tips to help make the moving process easier.

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WCMTG on Facebook

The leading Mortgage Broker and Direct Lender in Northern California.

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Where to Get a Mortgage Loan

You have finally decided it's time to buy a home, but where should you begin? Driving around looking for homes in your favorite neighborhood? Checking the classified or Craigslist to find a real estate agent to help you find your dream home?

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