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File Review Status
Updated 6/22/2017
Loans in line Review Date

Compliance

40 June 20

Post-closing

MyHome/ZIP/ECTP

204 June 16

Subordinations

1 June 21

News & Updates

Program Bulletin #2017-05 Updated Sales Price Limits for the CalHFA Mortgage Credit Certificate Tax Credit Program

Video Library
Get to know CalHFA and our programs

Program Bulletin #2017-04 CalHFA Enhances Homebuyer Education

Program Bulletin #2017-03 Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)

Program Bulletin #2017-02 Updates to Resubordination Process For All CalHFA Subordinate Loans

Program Bulletin #2017-01 CalHFA Streamlines Lender Application and Lender Recertification

Did You Know?

Lenders receive a 1% Service Release Premium in addition to the origination fee on all CalHFA first mortgages!

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  • MyHome Assistance Program: Down payment and closing cost help for first-time homebuyers
  • CalPLUS with ZIP: 30-year, fixed rate first mortgage packaged with down payment assistance
  • New save energy and money CalEEM + Grant Additional 4% Grant for energy upgrades with a 30year fixed EEM Mortgage. Click for more info.
  • Grade A+ Extra Credit Teacher Program Extra financial help for staff at California public schools. Click for more info.
  • Tax credits- Mortgage Credit Certificate: Lower your taxes with our federal tax credit program. Click for more info.

Mortgage Brokers

How to Process a CalHFA Loan if you are a Mortgage Broker

As a mortgage broker it is required that you work through a CalHFA approved wholesale lender to process a CalHFA loan. The following is a list of CalHFA .approved wholesale lenders and primary contacts who offer our products:

Data Mortgage Inc.
DBA Essex Mortgage

Shirley Endresen, Director of Wholesale Sales
email: Shirley@essexmortgage.com
phone: 714.318.9666

First California Mortgage DBA FirstCal
Jason McIlvain
email: jmcilvain@firstcal.net
phone: 707.238.3783

Land Home Financial Services, Inc.
Mark Sheridan
email: mark.sheridan@lhfs.com
phone: 800.398.0865

LoanStream Mortgage a DBA of OCMBC, Inc.
Serene Vernon, COO
email: svernon@lsmortgage.com
phone: 949.679.6853

Mega Capital Funding, Inc.
Greg Handy, National Production Manager EVP
phone: 818.657.2600 x214

 

Mountain West Financial
NorCal Region – Central CA & Northern CA
Janell Howell
email: Janell.howell@mwfinc.com
phone: 916.217.8257

Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Kern & Santa Barbara Counties
Karen Pryor
email: karen.pryor@mwfinc.com
phone: 310.753.1924

South West Region – Riverside, San Bernardino & Imperial Counties
Shannon Kaufman
email: Shannon.kaufman@mwfinc.com
phone: 909.648.7255

Paramount Residential Mortgage Group, Inc.
Rachel Dawson
email: rdawson@prmg.net
phone: 951.547.6303

Residential Bancorp
Broker Services
email: brokerservices@Bancorp.com
phone: 909.200.2020 ext 176

RMK Financial Corp DBA Majestic Home Loan
Amanda Granados
email: creditdept@mhlmtg.com
phone: 909.912.7135

Getting Free CalHFA Leads

If you are interested in CalHFA's Preferred Loan Officer and LEADS Program please visit the LEADS Program page or contact Leah Pears at 916.326.8610.

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Homebuyer Education Requirement

CalHFA firmly believes that homebuyer education is critical to the success and happiness of a homeowner, and requires homebuyer education for first-time homebuyers using a CalHFA program. CalHFA will accept hard or online copies of homebuyer education counseling certificates.

Who has to take this Homebuyer Education course?

Only one occupying first-time borrower on each loan transaction.

How do I take this education course?

Sales Tools & Marketing Materials

CalHFA produces many collateral pieces to both inform California homebuyers and help our lending partners with the CalHFA process. Many of the pieces are in downloadable format for convenient printing.    Take a look at what we have to offer!

Visit the Sales Tools & Marketing Materials page for details.

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