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Freddie Mac Encourages Homebuyers to Utilize Housing Counselors

Counseling may reduce the risk of a first-time homebuyer becoming seriously delinquent by an average of 29 percent on affordable mortgages that required pre-purchase housing counseling, according to research from Freddie Mac. The study also found that one-on-one counseling, classroom counseling, and home study via the Internet, which are the three most common types of housing counseling, are equally effective.

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New HUD Website Offers Free Online Housing Counselor Training

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced the launch of a new website, hudhousingcounselors.com, that is designed specifically for HUD-approved housing counseling agencies, according to an announcement on HUD's website.

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