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Course Details

HO038 Government Loan Basics for Housing Counselors - Interactive Webinar Training

As clients approach the mortgage-ready stage of the pre-purchase process, housing counselors should be able to discuss financing options, including various government loans. While most counselors include FHA mortgage products in the conversation, they should have an understanding of all government loans to help weigh options that most benefit the clients’ financial goals. In this course, participants will explore the benefits of securing an FHA loan product, review eligibility criteria for VA and Rural Housing Service special loan programs, and learn how to examine government vs. conventional products with clients. In addition, tips and techniques will be shared regarding how to increase your mortgage-ready pipeline of clients with the help of government financing.

This faculty-led webinar training will last 90-minutes and include resource materials, check and reflect activities, interactive polling, and participant Q & A with the faculty. A quiz will be open at the conclusion of the session which must be passed in order to obtain a certificate and credit toward continuing education hours. Participants can access the training site upon registration and begin looking at the available resources prior to the live online training session. Participants will complete the quiz and print their certificate immediately after the live session.

This course provides 1.5 hours of continuing education.


Course Length: 1/2 Days

Course counts toward a professional certificate (PCP): No