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Find a qualified lender near you.

Use the Lender Locator to find lenders in your area who are currently participating in the program. The list includes address and contact information.

Find a qualified REALTOR® near you.

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Texas First Time Homebuyer Specialist are Texas REALTORS® who have successfully completed the TDHCA Down Payment Assistance/Texas Homeownership Programs continuing education training. Click here to find a Texas First Time Homebuyer Specialist near you.

TDHCA has teamed up with the Texas Association of REALTORS® (TAR), Texas Veterans Land Board and USDA to make the dream of homeownership a reality for more Texans than ever before. This initiative, United Texas: Housing Initiatives That Work, includes a major effort beginning in 2005 to train the 80,000 REALTORS® in Texas on how to help first time homebuyers obtain low-cost mortgage financing.

Get started! Use the search tool at (opens a new window) to find real estate professionals that have successfully completed the continuing education class "United Texas - Housing Initiatives That Work". REALTORS® completing this course should have general knowledge of My First Texas Home or My Choice Texas Home and other assistance programs.

Find a qualified Certified Homebuyer Education Provider near you.

A homebuyer education course is required for all TDHCA homeownership programs. The requirement can be satisfied through completion of a course provided by a HUD-approved, non-profit organization or government entity, or a HUD-approved online course.

Enroll in Texas Homebuyer U for free online homebuyer education that is available 24/7, or use the Texas Statewide Homebuyer Education Providers List (PDF) to locate homebuyer education providers in your area.  The list includes address and contact information.

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