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Finding the right home is an exciting milestone in your life, and there are many important factors to consider along the way. Fannie Mae offers educational tools and resources to help assess your housing needs, learn how to build and manage credit, navigate the steps to homeownership and more.

Features and benefits

Certificate course for first time homebuyers

When it comes to buying a home, it can be hard to know where to start. That’s why we’re here to help. Our comprehensive homebuyer course is available in English and Spanish and provides the information you need to take the next steps toward homeownership.

Our HomeView certificate course aligns with National Industry Standards for pre-purchase homeownership education, so it fulfills education requirements for most mortgage products. After finishing and passing the end of course quiz (score of 80% or higher), you’ll receive a certificate of completion to share with your lender.

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What’s in the HomeView certificate course?

HomeView has seven course modules that guide you through the steps of homeownership.

HomeView Brandon Hall Award

HomeView—Gold award winner for Best Customer Training Program

Brandon Hall Group is the only professional development company that offers data, research, insights and certification to Learning and Talent executives and organizations. Their HCM Excellence Awards were the first to recognize organizations for learning and talent and is the gold standard, known as the “Academy Awards of Human Capital Management.”

Additional learning opportunities

Check back regularly for new courses and content

HomeView Healthy Credit

New: Strategies for healthy credit

Building credit is an important part of your financial health. This course provides resources, tools and information to help you build credit and take an important step towards reaching life’s big goals, like homeownership.

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What is this course about?

  • The basics of credit
  • Key steps to building your credit
  • How to establish and maintain a solid credit history
  • Managing good credit and making the most of it

About Us

Fannie Mae is committed to supporting sustainable homeownership and believes that broadening access to quality education is key to empowering the next generation of homeowners. We’re dedicated to providing all homebuyers with the tools and information needed to put homeownership within reach. A well-informed homebuyer is a stronger homebuyer. And we’re here to help you get there.

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Any Questions?

Call us at 1-800-2FANNIE, option 4

Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday

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