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Tools and Resources

Tools and Resources

Welcome to our Tools and Resources center, a site designed to provide you with information and help you make informed financial decisions.

Whether you are preparing to purchase your first home or looking for assistance if you are having trouble paying your mortgage, we’re here to provide you with helpful information.


  • Educational Resources
    For homebuyers and homeowners alike, we provide a variety of timely and important resources to help you make informed decisions about your largest investment: your home. Watch our videos, download our brochures and take our free, interactive online training course – CreditSmart® – to learn important financial skills to help you achieve your financial and homeownership goals.

  • Loan Look-up
    To understand the options available for getting help with your mortgage – including the federal Making Home Affordable program – it is important for you to know who owns your loan. Use our secured loan look-up tool to quickly find out if Freddie Mac owns your loan.

  • Calculators
    Interested in finding out how much money you might be able to borrow for a home purchase? Or learning more about the financial differences between fixed- and adjustable-rate mortgages? We have a variety of free calculators – put them to use today!

  • Worksheets
    For help tracking your expenses and building your budget, to documenting important information while working with your lender to avoid foreclosure, our worksheets can put you one step ahead.

  • Counseling Services
    Whether you are looking to buy your first home and seek pre-purchase counseling, or are having difficulty paying your mortgage and need to talk with someone about getting help, housing counselors are available. Learn more about how you can reach out to a housing counselor today or attend a foreclosure prevention workshop in your community.

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CreditSmart Online Training

Take our online, interactive training courses – now available in Spanish – to learn about credit, money management, and homeownership.

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FM Blogs

Check out our new blog, with featured news and tips on homeownership.

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