Many agencies provide homebuyer education workshops that help you evaluate your financial status and decide if you are ready to buy a home. These workshops provide information about budgeting, insurance, credit, avoiding loan scams, home inspections, home maintenance, mortgages and long-term planning for buying a home. Click here for Homebuyer Workshops.
The First-Time Home Buyer Program provides down payment and closing cost assistance to eligible first-time homebuyers who purchase eligible properties in Broward County.
The Mortgage Credit Certification (MCC) Program provides the income eligible first-time homebuyer with an opportunity to reduce the amount of federal income tax they owe each year they own and live in their home.
For additional information on the above programs, visit Broward County's Housing Finance and Community Development Division web site or call 954-357-4900. You can also review Broward County Cities consolidated plans and/or annual action plans for additional information on their programs.
Affordable Housing and Mortgage Guide This guide aims to help persons of low income gain an understanding of the options available when it comes to finding affordable housing and getting a mortgage.
Links to agencies and organizations committed to empowering individuals by providing program and service information.
Mortgage Calculator is simple way to calculate your income and mortgage details to determine if your income is sufficient to qualify for the mortgage desired.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) offers advice, counseling and in-depth information:
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