This is part of our ongoing series on mortgage relief options and how to handle your loan in a crisis.
There are lots of things we wish we knew before we started baking – coating things like fruit and chocolate chips in flour before adding them to the mix to get an even cook, for example.
Turns out, finding an advocate to help you through a new process, whether it’s baking or buying a house, can mean the difference between being a contestant on “The Great British Bake Off” or ending up on “Nailed It.”
But while there are plenty of food shows to help your amateur chef skills, knowing where to find support during the homebuying and owning process is not as common. We assure you, though, support is out there! Below are tips to find your Mary Berry in a housing counselor.
What is a housing counselor or advisor?
Housing counselors and advisors provide trusted, unbiased guidance through the entire homebuying and owning process. They can answer questions, connect you to other resources (like down payment assistance or closing cost programs) and generally help keep you moving toward your goal of happy homeownership.