Colorado Foreclosure Hotline:
The Colorado Foreclosure Hotline connects borrowers with non-profit housing counselors who can provide information on a borrower?s options when facing foreclosure. Counselors can also act as facilitators for communication between lenders and borrowers.
All assistance is provided to homeowners free of charge.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry (Verify a Mortgage Company or Individual)- maybe put on the bottom of the home page?
The FDIC offers helpful tips about shopping around for a home loan or mortgage to help you to get the best financing deal:
If you are considering a nontraditional mortgage loan, the FDIC has published a new brochure that can help you make more informed choices: Interest Only Mortgage Payments and Option Payment ARMS - Are they for you?:
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs helps veterans with their housing needs. Click here for more information:
Freddie Mac offers an online guide to the home buying process:
Freddie Mac also offers a curriculum to help consumers understand, build and maintain better credit: Credit Smart Curriculum
MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Whether you are planning to buy a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing in your 401k, the resources on MyMoney.gov can help you do it better. Throughout the site, you will find important information from 20 federal agencies government wide.
Buying a home, renting, home ownership counseling
Where to get help with an existing mortgage
CALL YOUR LENDER! Lenders generally don't want to foreclose and frequently will work with you to try to avoid it. In addition to calling your lender, there are also lots of other things you can do. Check out these helpful sites for more information:
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Links:
Veterans Administration Link:
Freddie Mac Link:
Credit Counseling Services:
Complaints against lenders and brokers: