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Homeownership Opportunities Website Northwest

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Home Buying Process™ is a free consumer resource committed to offering information without obligation. Find resources for becoming a homeowner, applying for loans, working with a Realtor®, a real estate glossary, and more.

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Lending Program Search™ was created to make buyers aware of home purchase programs. Many of these programs are available to individuals or households whose income is below a certain amount.

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Buyer Education

There are many types of homebuyer seminars. While they all serve various needs only those that meet the educational requirements, when homebuyer education is required to use a specific program, are listed on this site.

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Military Resources

Resources for the service members, veterans and their families

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Are you having problems paying your mortgage? Learn how to avoid foreclosure and keep your home. Also, warning signs of foreclosure rescue scams.

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Resources for improving credit, avoiding predatory lenders, and ensuring that your home is healthy and safe from hazardous materials and environmental concerns.

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90 percent of Oregonians surveyed said they feel it’s important to have services allowing them to age in place. Visit our Forever Home/Aging in Place page for financial, homeownership and renovation resources.

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Knowledge is said to open doors. This is literally true when it comes to buying a home. To become a first-time homebuyer, you need to know where and how to begin the homebuying process. The following questions and answers have been carefully selected to give you a foundation of basic knowledge.

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Did You Know…™ offers information on many resources for veterans of military service and their families?  From Military Homefront to the Wounded Warrior Project, find more details HERE.


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Did You Know…

Did you know there are nine Homebuyer Education programs listed on™?  Demystify and gain confidence in the buying process through one of these classes!  See all nine programs HERE.



Visit the™ Booth at the Latino Home Fair!

Hacienda CDC will host its 18th annual Latino Home Fair on Saturday, June 25, from 10am-3pm.™ Certified Specialists will staff the booth at this free event.  Come say hi! Madison High School 2735 NE 82nd Ave Portland, OR  97220  



Maximum Loan Amount Increased for USDA Section 502 Direct Loan

PROGRAM UPDATE: The maximum loan amount for the USDA Section 502 Direct Loan increased to $294,400 for Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties. See program details here:


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