Real estate agents are often the first point of contact for people purchasing a home, and CalHFA recognizes their importance to homebuying. CalHFA has marketing materials to help your clients make an informed choice about their home loans, and is also proud of its quick turnaround times for loan processing when you have a tight deadline for closing escrow. Please look around this section for more information on how becoming familiar with CalHFA loans can help your business, even with non-first-time homebuyers.
CalHFA understands that most real estate agents will not need all of the extensive details that we offer in our loan program handbooks available to our loan officers and brokers. That's why we've created these simple, printable summary sheets just for you.
CalHFA only works with approved, skilled loan officers who are familiar with CalHFA's loan programs and their various requirements, options and benefits. These loan officers can guide you through the entire home buying process from start to finish.
CalHFA Top Lending Heroes
These Top Hero Loan Officers have helped the most homebuyers obtain CalHFA First Mortgage Loans including down payment assistance. They recognize the challenges of low to moderate income homebuyers in today’s market.
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Targeted areas offer a lot of benefits for your homebuyers such as taking advantage of first-time homebuyer programs, such as MCC, without actually being a first-time homebuyer, higher income limits and higher sales price limits. Get more details on targeted areas so you can pass along the benefits to your clients.
CalHFA firmly believes that homebuyer education and counseling is critical to the success and happiness of a homeowner, and requires homebuyer education and counseling for first-time homebuyers using a CalHFA program.
Who has to take this Homebuyer Education and Counseling course?
Only one occupying first-time borrower on each loan transaction.
How do I take this education and counseling course?
CalHFA produces many collateral pieces to both inform 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.
You can find some very reasonably priced homes throughout California by looking into Real Estate Owned or REO properties. CalHFA owns and offers REO properties in various counties throughout the state.
How to List CalHFA Properties
We appreciate your interest in selling or performing BPOs for CalHFA owned properties. We currently do not have an application through our web site, as we use Master Brokers who assign the properties to listing agents. You may contact one of our Master Brokers if you are interested in applying to become a part of their network of listing agents.
Master Brokers can be contacted at:
Goodman Dean Inc.
10833 Valley View St. #500
Cypress, CA 90630
765 The City Drive South, Suite 300
Orange, CA 92868
The Scenario Calculator helps you compare CalHFA loans to determine what loan scenario works best for your client.
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Dates for August Lender Training have been posted
Program Bulletin #2018-16 - New, Simplified CalHFA Borrower's Affidavit and Certification
Program Bulletin #2018-15 - CalHFA Conventional Loan Programs to Allow Manufactured Housing
Program Bulletin #2018-14 - CalHFA to Implement Fannie Mae's 3.2 File Format in MAS
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