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We want you to be able to make the best and most educated decisions when buying or refinancing a home. That’s why we try to provide as many helpful mortgage and home loan resources as possible. Download one of our informative PDFs or browse our list of online resources below.

 


Downloadable PDFs

New Home Purchase Promotion


Learn how you can save $1,500 on closing costs with our Closing Cost Credit. Ending soon, act now!

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Loan Application Process


Get the details on the loan application process with our downloadable guide.

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Application Checklist

Download a checklist of documents needed for your home loan transaction.

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Energy Spark Home Loan Program


Home buyers in Washington can save with an Energy Spark home loan.

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USDA Home Loans

Learn about rural development home loans in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

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Good Neighbor Next Door

Law enforcement officers, teachers, firefighters or EMTs may be eligible for special financing on home loans.

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Online Resources



 


 

Homeownership & Financial Education

 

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)



The CFPB’s mortgage initiative educates consumers on loan options and how to avoid unexpected costs when closing. Learn More

 



MyMoney.gov

MyMoney.gov is working to strengthen the financial capabilities of all Americans while providing citizens increased access to financial services and education.

 

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My Home by Freddie Mac

Get helpful answers to important housing questions, information on renting versus buying, and access tools to help you become a more informed home buyer. Learn More

 

KnowYourOptions.com by Fannie Mae

Housing education and information promoting access to affordable financing opportunities. Learn More




 


Affordable Housing




U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

The comprehensive government resource for community development and affordable housing. 

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Making Home Affordable


Information and resources for refinancing and loan modification available under the Home Affordable Refinance Program. Learn More




Community Housing Resource Center


Housing resources for Vancouver and Southwest Washington. Helping communities and families find financial self-sufficiency through education and counseling. Learn More

 


Home Improvement & Real Estate Trends

 

HomeAdvisor


Get matched with the best home improvement professionals in Portland and Southwest Washington. Learn More

 

Househappytrax


This app helps you keep thorough homeownership records – including important documents, maintenance history, home improvement projects, architectural specifications, and more. Learn More

 

Nextdoor


Stay connected with your Portland and Southwest Washington neighbors with this private social network. Over 106,000 neighborhoods are listed. Learn More

 

The Home Story by Fannie Mae

The Fannie Mae blog showcasing housing trends and best practices. Learn More



 

Portland Neighborhoods By The Numbers: 2016

See median home sale prices in Portland neighborhoods and suburbs. Learn More

 


PLEASE NOTE: Summit Mortgage Corporation is not directly affiliated in any way with the online resources listed above and does not adopt any of their opinions or practices. These webpages are for general informational purposes only. Contact us for advice or information related to your specific situation.