Web Resources for Financial Service Providers
100 Questions and Answers about Buying a Home: This HUD guide can help your consumers with their financial decisions that lay ahead.
View short videos to learn about the newest advances in homebuilding: high performance homes, whole house design and plumbing innovations.
Affordable Housing Design Advisor
This tool was designed to help the developers, sponsors, and users of affordable housing understand what constitutes quality design, why it's worth striving for, and how to achieve it in their own projects.
Energy Efficient Rehab Advisor
This easy-to-use Web-based tool will help you integrate energy efficiency into your remodeling or rehab project. It provides recommended energy efficiency measures for most types of rehab projects, as well as the associated costs, energy savings and additional benefits of incorporating the measures.
Homeownership Calculators: Ginnie Mae provides three calculators to help determine consumers decide if they should buy or rent, how much home they can afford, and how much a loan will cost. Also check out our own
NEST: National Economic Service-life Tools
NEST is a set of tools and resources designed to help homeowners choose the right amount of durability for their homes. By examining factors such as the structure, location, materials, and age of a house, NEST can find the durable materials that will help to maintain a home at the lowest cost.
PATH Technologies that Benefit Fire Reconstruction Efforts in California
Technologies to increase the fire resistance of the home or development, reduce the time it will take to redevelop and rebuild, reduce the cost of rebuilding. Some of these technologies even increase earthquake resistance.
Settlement Costs and Information: This HUD website provides your consumers with information on what to expect when closing on a house.
Content updated on 4/27/2007