Are you a first-time homebuyer or are you looking for a place to rent? The resources below can help you find a home that is right for you.
Last updated 07/19/2010
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- 100 Questions Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Ask
This guide helps first-time buyers land the home of their dreams. Includes information on where to shop for a loan on the web, how to apply online for a mortgage, and how to contact the agency that regulates real estate brokers and mortgage lenders in your state.
- Buy Your First Home
Look here for everything a first time buyer needs to know, from the initial rent versus buy decision, to credit, mortgages, inspections, real estate documents and what they mean, all the way through to the move.
- Keys to Buying Foreclosed and Bargain Homes
Updated to reflect the current real estate market, this book presents an informed view of the advantages and potential pitfalls connected with buying foreclosed and bargain properties.
- Starting Out: The Complete Home Buyer's Guide
This home-buying guide will help you find the perfect homes to fit your needs and your budget. Charts, checklists, and sample contracts demystify the home-buying process, while sidebars offer real-life anecdotes.
- Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Georgia's comprehensive housing program administered by the Georgia Department of Community affairs is a tenant-based assistance program that assists low income individuals and families rent safe, decent, and sanitary dwelling units in the private rental market.
- Housing Authority of DeKalb County
Check here for information on public housing, the Housing Choice Voucher Program and other affordable housing options.
- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
The mission of HUD is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. Check here for more information on finding affordable rentals as well as information on affordable homeownership.
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