Buying a home, refinancing, avoiding foreclosure, and other mortgage topics.
Buying A Home
- Buying A Home
Information and resources for home buyers.
The basics of refinancing and how it works.
- Reverse Mortgages
What reverse mortgages are and how they work.
- Avoiding Foreclosure
Information and resources to help you avoid foreclosure.
Scams and Fraud
- Loan Modification Scams
What you need to know about loan modification scams.
- Predatory Lending
Warning signs and what you need to know about predatory lending.
Free Publication: DFI Guide to Home Loans
DFI's free Guide to Home Loans publication covers the basics of the home buying process and mortgage documents you will come across. The publication is free for Washington residents and can be viewed online or hard copy can be ordered.
Helpful Websites and Resources
Information about foreclosure assistance in Washington state.
- Washington State Housing Finance Commission
Programs and education for Washington state home buyers.
- Making Home Affordable
Mortgage assistance programs from the Federal Government.
- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Know Before You Owe
Mortgage education and resources from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
- Washington Homeownership Resource Center
Resources, help, and education resources for first-time homebuyers, current homeowners, and homeowners who may be facing foreclosure.