On Demand Lender Training Videos

Lender Update | First Mortgage Programs | Down Payment Assistance | Special Programs | Lender Training | Lender Tips

Learn all about CalHFA programs, guidelines, submission requirements and more with our On Demand Lender Training Videos. Learn how CalHFA financing can help you be the hero to your California homebuyer!

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Lender Update

CalHFA Quarterly Update Video ThumbnailCalHFA's May Update With Molly Ellis

05/2022 - CalHFA's February Update With Molly Ellis. (02:55)

First Mortgage Programs

CalHFA FHA First Mortgage Programs Video ThumbnailFHA First Mortgage Programs

02/2022 - A description of how your clients can benefit from CalHFA's FHA loan Programs. (3:38)

CalHFA Conventional First Mortgage Programs Video ThumbnailConventional First Mortgage Programs

02/2022 - A description of how your clients can benefit from CalHFA's Conventional Loan Programs. (4:25)

CalHFA VA First Mortgage Program Video ThumbnailVA First Mortgage Program

02/2022 - A description of how your clients can benefit from The CalHFA VA program. (01:35)

CalHFA USDA First Mortgage Program Video ThumbnailUSDA First Mortgage Program

02/2022 - A description of how your clients can benefit from The CalHFA USDA program. (1:17)

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Down Payment Assistance and Special Programs

CalHFA MyHome Assistance Program Video ThumbnailMyHome Assistance Program

02/2022 - A description of how your clients can benefit from The CalHFA MyHome Assistance Program program. (3:47)

Forgivable Equity Builder Loan Video ThumbnailForgivable Equity Builder Loan

04/2022 - A description of how your clients can benefit from The CalHFA Forgivable Equity Builder Loan program. (2:54)

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Special Programs

CalHFA ADU Grant Program Video ThumbnailAccessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Grant Program

03/2022 - A description of how your clients can benefit from CalHFA's Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Grant Program Program. (2:48)

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Lender Training

First Time Homebuyer Video ThumbnailFirst-Time Homebuyer

02/2022 - A breakdown of what qualifies your borrower as a First-Time Homebuyer for CalHFA loan programs. (4:19)

CalHFA Property Requirements ThumbnailProperty Requirements

10/2021 - This quick overview of property requirements for CalHFA loan programs. (2:31)

CalHFA Hombuyer Education Video ThumbnailHome Buyer Education

04/2020 - This quick guide will walk you through the options that's best for your borrower. (2:26)

CalHFA Income Limits Video ThumbnailIncome Limits

02/2021 - This quick guide will walk you through CalHFA Income Limits. (2:17)

CalHFA Submission Video ThumbnailSubmission Before You Draw Loan Docs

12/2020 - Our quick guide will walk you through the CalHFA Submission process, before loan docs are drawn. (2:27)

CalHFA Loan Limits and High Balanace Loans Video ThumbnailLoan Limits & High Balance Loans

01/2022 - This quick guide will walk you through CalHFA Loan Limits & High Balance Loans. (1:57)

CalHFA Loan Scenario Calculator Video ThumbnailLoan Scenario Calculator

06/2022 - Learn how to use the CalHFA Loan Scenario Calculator and side-by-side comparisons. (5:32)

CalHFA Underwriting and Overlays Video ThumbUnderwriting and Overlays

06/2022 - Learn how to use CalHFA Underwriting and Overlays. (3:42)

CalHFA Forms Video ThumbnailCalHFA Lender Forms

08/2020 - Learn what forms you need to submit. (1:21)

CalHFA Maximum Lender Fees & Disclosures Video ThumbnailMaximum Lender Fees & Disclosures

09/2020 - CalHFA is here to walk you through CalHFA Maximum Lender Fees & Disclosures.(3:29)

CalHFA Low Income Rate Lock Option Video ThumbnailLow Income Rate Lock Option

09/2019 - Our 1-minute video will show how easy it is to see if your borrower is eligible for the lower interest rate option. (1:27)

CalHFA Document Draw & Purchase Requirements Video ThumbnailDocument Draw & Purchase Requirements

02/2021 - A description of CalHFA's purchasing procedures and guidelines, including a step-by-step walkthrough of file submission so your error-free files get priority treatment. Don't forget to take the exam after each video for your emailed results plus proof of your training. (06:16)

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Lender Tips

CalHFA 5 Tips for a Faster CalHFA Loan Approval Video Thumbnail5 Tips for a Faster CalHFA Loan Approval

Check out this quick video identifying the 5 most common reasons CalHFA has to ask for conditions on a loan. Follow these 5 tips and get your Notice of Commitment issued faster and easier than ever before. (2:13)

CalHFA How to become a Preferred Loan Officer Video ThumbnailHow to become a Preferred Loan Officer

Molly Ellis is here to tell you how to become a CalHFA Preferred Loan Officer. For more information visit the Leads Program page for details. (02:28)

MERS and CalHFA: A How To Video ThumbnailMERS and CalHFA: A How To

CalHFA's Molly Ellis takes you through every step of using MERS with your CalHFA loan. (05:00)

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