Explore Tools and Information to Help with Your Housing Journey
Sometimes, renting a home may be the best housing option. We’ve collected information for renters, at every stage of the process, and have tips for those thinking about transitioning to homeownership.
Check out Fannie Mae’s tools and checklists to help renters navigate each step of the rental process.
Periods of financial uncertainty can be stressful, but assistance may be available to help you get through it.
A lot happens before you sign a rental agreement and move into your home. Get to know the rental process step by step.
Whether you’re just thinking about buying a home or have already started shopping, Fannie Mae offers expert guidance and insight into the homebuying process, your mortgage options, and what to expect along the way.
Check out all of Fannie Mae’s tools and resources designed especially for those considering homeownership.
Gain an in-depth understanding of the homebuying process with HomeView®, our free online course for homebuyers — in both English and Spanish.
Mortgage loans aren’t one-size-fits-all. Before deciding on one, get to know the options available and which may be best for you.
Homeownership offers many advantages and new responsibilities. From maintaining your home and refinancing to disaster preparedness and ongoing costs, learn how to navigate the ins and outs of owning a home.
Check out all Fannie Mae’s tools and resources designed especially for homeowners.
Periods of financial uncertainty can be stressful, especially if your home is at risk. Assistance may be available to help you get through it.
There are a lot of numbers, acronyms, and technical terms on your monthly mortgage statement. We can help you understand them.
Take our homeownership education course
Fannie Mae HomeView®, our free online course for first-time homebuyers, provides detailed information on each step of the buying process. Completing the course may even help you qualify for assistance when buying your first home.
Put your rent payments to work
If you consistently pay your rent on time each month, you’re likely to keep up with mortgage payments too. A solid record of rent payments may help you qualify for a mortgage, even if you have a limited credit history.
What does Fannie Mae do?
We serve homebuyers, homeowners, and renters by creating solutions that expand equitable access to affordable housing. As a resource for homeowners and renters, we also provide reliable information to educate and empower you in your housing decisions.