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Resources for Professionals

Whether your interaction is with future homeowners or struggling homeowners, and you’re a lender/broker, real estate agent, social service worker, clergy or government official, the Minnesota Homeownership Center wants to help YOU by providing information and resources that will help you as you work with Minnesota homebuyers, homeowners and others as they strive to reach successful and stable homeownership. 

Here are some of those resources:

 

Training and Continuing Education

BlueBullet  Continuing Education Credits for Real Estate

The Center can work with you to offer one hour of continuing education (Approved by the MN Department of Commerce) for Real Estate agents.  For Free.

BlueBullet  Don’t Miss a Thing: Sign up for our Electronic Newsletter

Once or twice a month the Center sends out valuable information about affordable homeownership issues, trainings and other key pieces of information for housing professionals.  Sign up today!

 

Homebuyer Resources

BlueBullet  Down Payment and Entry Cost Assistance Information

Search for down payment programs anywhere in the state.  Print out an easy-to-read list for your clients.

BlueBullet  Affordable Loan Products

A complete list of affordable loan products for low- to moderate-income Minnesotans.

Loans and programs included in the Matrix generally have flexible underwriting guidelines, allow higher LTV limits, lower buyer investment and require homebuyer education and/or counseling.

BlueBullet  Repair and Rehab Matrix

Catalog of rehab and repair programs available to homeowners throughout Minnesota.

BlueBullet  Helpful Fact Sheets and Videos

Feel free to distribute any of these fact sheets (in your buyers packets, as handouts, etc.)

 

Foreclosure Prevention Resources

BlueBullet  Service Provider Map (Foreclosure Counselors)

An easy-to-use reference for the non-profit and governmental agencies offering foreclosure prevention counseling in Minnesota.  You can also use our search engine, here.

BlueBullet  Preforeclosure Notice Requirements (for lenders and attorneys)

The Center maintains a database of contact information for approved foreclosure prevention counseling agencies available to lenders, servicers and foreclosure attorneys for use in complying with Minnesota State law (MN Statute 580.021).  Preforeclosure Notice contact information is available electronically by contacting the Center by email: info@hocmn.org.

BlueBullet  Helpful Fact Sheets

Feel free to distribute any of these fact sheets (in your buyers packets, as handouts, at housing fairs, etc.)

BlueBullet  Consumer Marketing Materials and Handouts

Help your clients get connected to TRUSTWORTHY sources of foreclosure prevention information.