Here are some local agencies that help prospective home buyers with home buyer education, counseling, and down payment assistance.
These resources can assist and educate you with the process of finding safe, stable mortgages and down payment help to make home ownership affordable.
Federal Government Resources (HUD)
Thinking about buying a home? HUD has information that can help! Got questions? Talk to one of the HUD housing counselors!
North Carolina Housing Finance Agency
At the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency, they strive to make home buying as simple as possible, and provide important information and resources that you need to make solid financial decisions. They offer infographics, ebooks, home ownership calculators, videos, blogs and more to help you make the best decisions for you and your future as a homeowner.
Pocket Guide to Homeownership
Watch this helpful video from the NC Housing Finance Agency for tips about buying a home.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that helps families build and improve places to call home. They believe affordable housing plays a critical role in strong and stable communities.
Self Help Credit Union
Self-Help Credit Union creates stronger communities through affordable home loans. They specialize in working with first-time home-buyers, rural residents, immigrant families and borrowers with imperfect credit.
Salisbury Community Development Corporation
The Salisbury Community Development Corporation's goal is to empower individuals and families to become self-sufficient through partnerships with other organizations that share common goals and to develop quality, affordable housing in our community.
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