Monday, August 15, 2011

Homeownership: Kentucky resources that can help you buy, maintain and keep your home.

Homeownership:  Kentucky


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 -  Homebuyer's kit
 -  How much home can I afford?
 -  Let FHA loans help you
 -  How to buy a HUD home
 -  FHA mortgage limits
 -  Settlement and closing costs
 -  Home improvements
 -  Refinancing home mortgages
 -  Reverse mortgages
 -  Fair housing
 -  Approved mortgage lenders

 -  Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency Improvements
 -  Mortgage information from the Federal Reserve Bank
 -  Loan programs for veterans
 -  Is Homeownership right for you?
Owning a home is a big part of the American Dream. Here are some resources that can help you buy, maintain and keep your home.

Getting Started
 -  Housing counseling agencies  - free or low-cost counseling services for buying, renting, defaults, foreclosures, credit issues and reverse mortgages
 -  Predatory lending  - beware - whether you're buying or refinancing your home, don't become a victim of unfair lending practices
Buying a Home
 -  Assistance programs  - resources and programs to help you buy and maintain your home
 -  HUD homes for sale
 -  Homeownership vouchers - some public housing agencies help you become a homeowner through the Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program
Owning and Maintaining Your Home
 -  Home repairs  - money for home improvements and repairs
 -  Avoid foreclosure - don't lose your home

Other Kentucky Resources
 -  Housing resources for seniors
 -  Help with your utility bills
 -  Disaster relief and emergency assistance
 -  Health and environmental information  - safeguard your home and family
 -  Rural housing programs -
 -  USDA Rural Development Programs
 -  Housing resources for Native Americans
 -  Homeowner warranties in Kentucky
 -  FHA-approved protection plans
 -  Extended homeowner warranties
 -  FHA-accepted protection plans
 -  The Kentucky Homeownership Protection Center provides a centralized location for information on public services to assist Kentuckians in keeping their homes. Homeowners can find information on the foreclosure process, utility assistance and home repair assistance to make smart choices and avoid losing their homes.  For more information, call toll-free 1-866-830-7868.