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HUD-certified housing counselors are the number one source of free expert advice on all things related to your home and your mortgage. From helping first-time homebuyers identify programs for down payment assistance to helping homeowners find the best way to retain a home when the threat of foreclosure, here’s what housing counseling services can help you with today.

It's time for a more accessible mortgage market

Mortgage Market Opens for Low-to-Moderate Income Families

Jan 09, 2017 | Meghan Alard

The Federal Housing Finance Agency is taking action to help low-to-moderate income families enter the mortgage market even with budget challenges.

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Getting around barriers to homeownership

The Biggest Barriers to Homeownership

Oct 31, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Student debt and high rent prices may seem like insurmountable barriers to homeownership, but there are programs available to help you overcome them.

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Working to achieve mortgage approval

The Mortgage Lending Paradox

Sep 19, 2016 | Meghan Alard

As the mortgage default rate nears zero, some believe it’s a sign lending standards are too strict. Here’s what homebuyers can do to get approval.

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Overcoming the initial cost of homeownership

Homebuyer Assistance Programs Under Review

Aug 24, 2016 | Meghan Alard

HUD is calling for an investigation of down payment assistance programs to ensure practices are fair, but homebuyers may simply not be fully informed.

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Can your afford your lifestyle

Earning Enough to Afford Your Lifestyle

Aug 11, 2016 | Meghan Alard

View this interactive map to compare income to home affordability in 27 U.S. cities – and learn what to do if you live in a place with a large budget gap.

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The Brexit may impact the real estate market here

Why Brexit Matters for US Homebuyers

Jul 14, 2016 | Meghan Alard

What’s happening in the political arena across the pond in Britain and the EU has a big impact on the mortgage rates and the real estate market in the U.S.

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Achieving the American Dream

Jul 01, 2016 | Meghan Alard

With the help of Consolidated Credit, Maria Altamirano was able to eliminate her high interest credit card debt to become a first time homebuyer.

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Knowing When It’s Time to Buy

Mar 02, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Homeowners break even in two years with the affordability of buying a home versus renting, but how do you overcome obstacles to secure a good mortgage?

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Remove Credit Roadblocks to Mortgage Approval

Feb 08, 2016 | Meghan Alard

A new bill may help homebuyers with low or limited traditional credit scores qualify for mortgage approval under alternative credit scoring models.

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Video: Steps to Take to Save Your Home

Dec 22, 2015 | Meghan Alard

HUD-certified housing counselor Barry Rothman talks about what steps a distressed homeowner should take to find the right option to avoid foreclosure.

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"We are really proud to recommend Consolidated Credit" Kathleen Cannon, President & CEO of United Way of Broward County. Consolidated Credit Counseling Services, Inc. is pleased to announce our partnership with the United Way as a United Way Chairman’s Circle Organization.

"We are really proud to recommend Consolidated Credit" Kathleen Cannon, President & CEO of United Way of Broward County. Consolidated Credit Counseling Services, Inc. is pleased to announce our partnership with the United Way as a United Way Chairman’s Circle Organization.

All Consolidated Credit counselors are certified personal financial counselors (CFC) We've helped 5 million people get out of debt! Call us today and see what we can do for you.

Consolidated Credit is honored to receive the 2012 Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Nonprofit Organization of the Year award. The EIFLE awards acknowledge innovation, dedication and the commitment of organizations that support financial literacy education worldwide. See what Consolidated Credit can do for you.

Consolidated Credit is honored to receive the 2012 Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Nonprofit Organization of the Year award. The EIFLE awards acknowledge innovation, dedication and the commitment of organizations that support financial literacy education worldwide. See what Consolidated Credit can do for you.

The National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education and Counseling are a set of guidelines for quality homeownership and counseling services. Industry professionals who adopt these standards can be trusted to provide consistent, high quality advice.
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Time tested and customer trusted. Consolidated Credit Counseling Services has been a BBB Accredited Business since 1998 and has a current A+ rating. Call us today and see what we can do for you.

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Consolidated Credit is proud to be an ANAB accredited member. Accreditation by a recognized and respected body such as ANAB ensures the impartiality and competence of our company. To see what we can do for you, give us a call.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - HUD's mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. Consolidated Credit is proud to be a member of HUD and also part of the Hope Now Alliance.

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